The 5 Worst Celebrity Dads of 2011

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ashton kutcherIf there ever were a "year of the dad," 2011 it was not. Bad mommies are always the ones getting all the attention, but man, were there some crappy dads worth talking about this year. Um, hello? Charlie Sheen is actually a father! If a celebrity mom was pulling his lunatic antics, all we would have heard about is what a terrible mother she is. So, let's give the moms a break for once -- even the lousy ones -- and talk smack about the top five worst papas of 2011.

Ashton Kutcher. No, he wasn't involved with the actual creating of Demi Moore's kids, but dude was their stepdad -- and he was supposedly close with Rumor, Scout, and Tallulah. The girls called him "M.O.D." for "my other dad."

He didn't just lie and screw over his wife when he cheated, he lied and screwed over his "kids," also. And judging from the hilarious nickname the girls gave him, I don't think they'll ever be able to forgive him.

charlie sheen 

Charlie Sheen. I mean, could there possibly have been a worse father this year? The drugs, the hookers, the insane maniacal rants. Aside from his overall craziness, the majority of the focus on Sheen was on his cantankerous relationship with CBS and Two and a Half Men. What about his kids?! What about the fact that this man is a father?! That seemed to take a back-burner to all the coverage on Sheen's Hollywood career and his being fired from a crappy sitcom.

arnold schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger. Arnold actually makes Ashton look pretty good. The former governator didn't just hurt his wife and children when he had an affair with his housekeeper, Mildred Patricia Baena, he hurt his lovechild. You know, the son who resulted from the affair; the son who's now 10 years old; the son he's barely ever had any contact with. Schwarzenegger's affair and the lies that came with it prove that he truly is one of the biggest dirt-bag dads of all time.

mel gibson 

Mel Gibson. Just because Mel was ordered to pay his ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva, $750,000 this August, in addition to child support, doesn't mean he's off the hook. The dude went crazy on Oksana (who can forget his rant?), and because of it, his 2-year-old daughter will now grow up in a broken home and with a psycho dad. The two are, shockingly, sharing custody. Bad daddy.

brad pitt

Brad Pitt. Not bagging on the kind of father he is to his children, but ... he did say something pu-retty nasty things about his ex, Jennifer Aniston, to a national newspaper. Not cool. Pitt's behavior sets a bad example for his kids. Hasn't he ever heard of the old saying: "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all"?

These dudes make the crappy celebrity moms of the world look pretty good, no? Thanks for letting the ladies off the hook for once, guys. I'm sure it was much appreciated. Oh, and try to do better next year.

What other "bad celebrity dads" were there this year?

 

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Kimi Weldon

Wow, kind of scrounging around for that last one, aren't you? Comparing Brad's ONE comment about his unhappy marriage to the other cheaters, liars and crazy people? Really there was no one else out there? This is hardly a list to put side by side with awful celebrity moms. And re Brad's "nasty comments," 90% of them were about how great his wife (his kids' mom) is. OF COURSE his marriage was unhappy, that's why they divorced. Not a surprise, and he didn't rag on Jen at all. How is loving his current partner disrespectful to a woman he hasn't been with in years?

Ms.Pu... Ms.PuNkrOckStar

IMHO You are a terrible person Nicole. Ashton is NOT A FATHER. And most of the comments you made for SOME of this guys arent even parenting related. They might not be the best of people BUT ONLY THEIR KIDS are allowed to label them as good or bad parents. (Unless there is any type of abuse of course)

Prett... PrettyGirlMyers

I think calling Brad Pitt a bad celebrity dad is completely out of line. Just because he said one thing about his ex-wife that may or may not have been misinterpreted now he's a bad father? And putting Ashton Kucher on that list is just ridiculous. Yes, he was a stepfather, but Demi's kids are grown, and they already have a real dad who is very much involved in their lives.


Must be a slow news day.

nonmember avatar emily

hey Nicole i would like to know on what sitcoms did you work ? haha i want to laugh..

Ms.Pu... Ms.PuNkrOckStar

Wait. . . YOU DONT HAVE KIDS? That or you do but you care more about your shit-zu? Lose-lose situation D:

nonmember avatar mdw

ashton-yeah i can see that. When u take on the responsibility of stepdad, ur expected to behave like a mother/father would. Brad pitt-seriously? There has to be someone far worse. The comments he made (idk, didnt read/hear what he said) might make him a bad person, but not a bad dad. Its not like him ragging on his ex wife is a constant thing...THEN that would be setting a bad example for his kids. The others, yes.....can see how theyre bad dad. Either by what they are doing (bad, bad, so bad-charlie sheen) or ignoring the fact that u a child exists (idk, did arnold know about this kid or what) but if it was a woman, people would be quick to label them a bad mom

nonmember avatar Wrath of Colin

Very pathetic! So Charlie Sheen screwed up, he should be allowed to move on and make amends to his family without gossip sites scrutinising him. And what has Brad Pitt done that makes him deserve to be in this lame list? These kind of sites love celebrity trainwrecks, otherwise what else would you have to write about? Perhaps then you would actually need to learn to write something worthwhile!

Lucre... LucretiaMcEvil

Ashton Kutcher's step-kids were already raised by the time he got there. Plus, they have their dad in their lives. Hence the nickname "My Other Dad".

Rachel Leigh Myrick

Brad Pitt? Are you serious? What the crap does Jennifer Anniston have anything to do with his kids?

zandh... zandhmom2

I don't understand why Brad Pitt is on this list. So his marriage didn't work with Jennifer...SO WHAT! I'm sick on people acting as if he is the only man on this planet who has ever left his wife.  Everyday, couples spilt up because their life is not turning out the way they wanted it to or because they feel stuck in time and not going anywhere with their lives.  He is not the only one.  They don't even have kids together. Please get over it!!!

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