PEOPLE's Most Shocking Scandals

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Updated: Saturday Apr 03, 2004 | 09:00 AM EST By: By Serena Kappes and Lucy Maher


At 1:30 a.m. on June 27, 1995, British actor Hugh Grant, the cute, bumbling star of Four Weddings and a Funeral, was arrested in Los Angeles on charges of engaging in a "lewd act" in his BMW with prostitute Divine Brown. Grant's punishment: a $1,180 fine, two years' probation, an AIDS education program ? and the wrath of then-girlfriend Elizabeth Hurley.