We remember these people for doing amazing things, and that made the world love them. It’s totally understandable. Take a look at Steve Jobs. He created Apple, and a lot of people own Apple products. That being said, Steve Jobs wasn’t all good. The dude had a dark side that a lot of people don’t want to talk about.
Surprisingly, this can be said about a lot of people that we consider to be beloved. Winston Churchill, Mother Teresa, and Mahatma Gandhi all did some things that are rather…unsavory. Reading what they did may make you think twice about liking them.
Yeah, it doesn’t detract from the good things they did, but that doesn’t mean we can’t give “credit” where “credit” is due. There’s nothing wrong with knowing that these people weren’t the saints and that they may not deserve the pedestal we put them on.
Today, we’re going over 35 people we thought were super amazing but did some pretty questionable things. One thing is for sure: you’ll look at each one of these people a different way. Sorry for letting you in on the news, but it had to be done.
Let us know what you think, and if you think this detracts from their legacy at all.