Scars are generally seen as blemishes on the face or body, but they really don’t have to be. For these 20 celebrities, for example, they also serve as poignant reminders of the troubled times they’ve survived – be that childhood hijinks, car accidents or even horrific acts of violence.
20. Kylie Jenner
In a 2011 Celebuzz interview Kylie Jenner finally set the record straight about the scar on her left leg, revealing what is actually quite a painful story. A five-year-old Jenner was playing outside when she slipped and fell on a pole; as she remembered, “I tried pulling away to get the pole out, but it just tore through my whole leg.” Ouch.