Hidden Photos From History Show A Chilling Side To The Past

By | November 14, 2022

The Village People, Michael Jackson, Jane Fonda, Valerie Perrine, and Bruce Jenner at Studio 54⁠

Not all historical photos were meant to be seen by the public. The pictures that we've collected have been hidden away from history, and kept secret to spare their subjects from embarrassment.

Many of these photos show a chilling side to the secretive past of many of our most well known celebrities and historical figures. You'll blush with embarrassment after seeing some of these cringeworthy shots.

Proceed with caution while looking through these photos. Not every shot is meant for viewers of all ages, and many of them are far too hot for TV... 

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Think the of all the secrets being hidden in this photo. Sure, most of the members of The Village People were out and proud (save for singer Victor Willis who has firmly noted that he's straight), but it's an understatement to say that Bruce Jenner and Michael Jackson each had their extremely personal dramas going on behind the scenes.

While Jane Fonda was successfully rehabbing her career from the "Hanoi Jane" incident, Jackson was struggling with years of abuse from his father as he was breaking away from the Jackson 5 in order to establish himself as a viable solo artist. His following years were some of the most successful of his life, but this was also the beginning of a dark, strange road for the performer.

Following Jenner's gold medal win at the 1976 Olympics he was American hero, but he was dealing with gender dysphoria in a way that he couldn't even name at the time. After this photo was taken it was another 25 years before Jenner would come out as a transgender woman.

Lynda Carter as our favorite version of Wonder Woman

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Lynda Carter not only played our favorite version of Wonder Woman, but she was strong and courageous behind the scenes as well. In 2018, Carter revealed that while working on the series she was sexually assaulted by an unnamed producer, something that made her feel small and weak while she put on the air of an unstoppable super hero.

While discussing her experiences on the series Carter refused to name names, only saying that the man who hurt her is "already being done in" and that there's nothing to gain from "piling on again." Although she later added she believes "every woman in the Bill Cosby case."

It's horrific to think that someone so strong could be a target of something so awful. Carter truly is Wonder Woman.