Legendary actor Marlon Brando never got along very well with celebrity photographers. In fact, the notoriously difficult thespian clocked "the Godfather of U.S. paparazzi culture," Ron Galella, after a taping of The Dick Cavett Show in 1973. Brando paid a $40K settlement to cover Galella's broken jaw and suffered an infected hand as the result of the incident.
Michele Bachmann officially launched her presidential campaign yesterday in Waterloo, Iowa by accidentally comparing herself to John Wayne Gacy, the infamous gay rapist clown serial killer from the '70s. How serious was Bachmann's gaffe? According to David Letterman, who spent four minutes on Monday's Late Show obsessing over it before giving Bachmann a rambling bit of unsolicited campaign advice, very serious!