Lance Armstrong is only the latest public figure forced to make public and sometimes painful confessions.
After years of denial, seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong confessed to doping this week in an interview with Oprah Winfrey. But he's only the latest in a long line of athletes, celebrities and powerful politicians forced to make public and sometimes painful confessions.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
While the child stars whose careers fade seem to get most of the press, plenty of young actors have managed to stay successful into adulthood, including Anna Paquin, who is celebrating her 32nd birthday on Thursday.