33 Myths and Lies Somebody, Somewhere Ought to Be Ashamed Of

33 Myths and Lies Somebody, Somewhere Ought to Be Ashamed Of

From the looks of this list, it seems like acting resumes are pretty easy to throw together. Ride a horse? I sure can! Play the drums? Oh hell yeah! That’s all pretty innocent. Do what you gotta do to get the gig. But when a myth (or a straight-up lie) makes the rest of us believe something for years,  shame on you!

CRACKED NEVER APOLOGIZED TO HER FAMILY FOR HER LIES COSMOPOLITAN FUN earless ALE Wellness blogger BELLE GIBSON claimed she'd had a tough childhood, but her family denied her claims, saying she hadn't been forced to do housework, her brother wasn't autistic, and more. Gibson acknowledged the lies, but never apologized.

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THERE'S NO TRUTH IN TRUTH SERUMS Any individual that can hold out in normal interrogation can hold out in a drugged- state, according to the CIA. If you trust them to tell us. CRACKED.COM

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МУТН: ORGANIC FOOD IS ALWAYS BETTER. Organic food has not been found to be significantly healthier than non-organic and eating the recommended servings of fruits and veggies is more important than how it is grown. GRACKED GOM

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Fat does not cause weight gain. Healthy fats-such as eggs, avocados, and nuts-actually help people consume fewer calories, possibly due to the satiating effects of fat. CRACKED COM

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Joaquin Phoenix said he was engaged on Letterman. Within 24 hours, he admitted it was a lie. There's plenty of joking on late-night, but he'd feigned enough seriousness that the story was reported as true by various outlets-including ABC, whose original story about the engagement CRACKED.COM remains online to this day.

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In 2014, Haruko Obokata wrote an amazing paper. Stem cells could be made quickly and cheaply. A few months later, after 100 attempts in seven labs worldwide failed to reproduce the results, a report found she'd fabricated data. She apologized and resigned ... and her mentor hanged himself. CRACKED.COM

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PUBLISHERS IN 2003 WEREN'T INTERESTED IN A COMIC BOOK SERIES ABOUT ZOMBIES. ROBERT KIRKMAN So creator Robert Kirkman told them The Walking Dead was about an alien invasion. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED COM Werner Herzog forged official documents so he could film in a Peruvian military restricated area. It worked and he made the award-winning film, Aguirre: The Wrath of God

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