What do Reese Witherspoon, Sandra Bullock and Julia Roberts have in common? It’s not a new blockbuster movie on the horizon, nor is it a shared make-up artist or gym instructor…

No, they are part of a group of Hollywood women who play sweet leading ladies to their heroic counterparts on screen, but have shown a pretty mean streak in real life.

Take Emma Roberts (pictured above), for instance. She gained recognition for her lead role as super sweet Addie Singer on the Nickelodeon television series Unfabulous, but in 2013 she was arrested in her home after she got into an altercation with her boyfriend, American Horror Story star, Evan Peters. When police arrived, Evan was sporting a bloody nose and bite mark, and Emma was arrested on the spot. She was later released when Evan agreed not to press charges.

Take a look at eight other Hollywood stars who have turned sour…

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