When you watch the Avengers on the big screen, you get a good feeling watching how the characters are true superheroes and are flawless. However, the actors who play them are far more prone to failure. From legal issues to fraud to abuse, let’s take a look at 6 Marvel Avenger’s actors whose scandalous lives off screen were better left unknown.
6. ANTHONY MACKIE’S STRUGGLES
Anthony Mackie, who plays The Falcon in the Marvel Universe was arrested for driving under the influence and was asked to complete a DWI program and had his license suspended for 90 days.
5. RENNER’S MARRIAGE ENDS, AND HE’S ACCUSED OF FRAUD
Jeremy Renner separated from his wife within 10 months of tying the knot as she accused Renner of fraud with regards to the prenuptial agreements made.
4. JOHANSSON’S LIFE BECOMES PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE
Nude photos of Scarlett Johansson were leaked on the internet during the time she was still dating Ryan Reynolds and had sent him some photos of herself.
3. CHRIS PRATT’S ROLE IN ANNA FARIS’ FIRST MARRIAGE
Chris Pratt and Anna Faris had what appeared to be one of the best marriages but shockingly divorced in 2017, when Faris admitted she had started an emotional affair with Pratt in her book Unqualified.
2. RENNER FAILS TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT
The legal battle between Sonni Pacheco and Jeremy Renner continued to haunt Renner when Pacheco went to court stating that Renner was struggling to pay the child support required for their child.
1. THE LEGAL ISSUES OF RDJ
In 1997, Robert Downey Jr.’s dealings with hard drugs landed him in prison for 6 months followed by another failed test that landed him a year in an Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison.
Thankfully Downey Jr. has been clean since 2003 and has made one of the biggest comebacks in Hollywood with his breakout role with Iron Man, proving he is truly someone who rose from the ashes.