It’s not something that stars want to talk about, but as human beings with romantic lives, they are just as prone to contracting STDs as the rest of the public. In fact, stars may be more susceptible to these diseases based on the fact that they have more opportunities to hook up with multiple partners. So with that in mind, here are some celebs who are rumored to have had herpes.

1. Britney Spears


Spears has gone through a lot in the past 10 years, including a mental breakdown and a divorce, and has now rebounded with an in-residence mega-deal in Las Vegas that is always sold out. But back in the day when Spears was a hot mess, several sources told tabloids that she had submitted a  prescription for medication used to combat herpes. Given her wild past days, this isn’t something that should surprise anyone, including Spears’ fans.