4. Quentin Tarantino Defies Controversy
Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" received its fair share of controversy for both its violence and its use of the N-word more than 100 times. Despite that, the eccentric director won a Golden Globe for his original screenplay — the same screenplay that uses the N-word more than 100 times. Nobody was more surprised than Tarantino.—David Onda (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)
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