To paraphrase the 1963 hit, it's their party, and they'll cry if they want to. These famous folks let their emotions get the best of them.

Jennifer Lopez

The "American Idol" judge broke down when the judges booted a contestant with a tragic backstory.

John Boehner

The newest speaker of the House has sobbed on several occasions, including during a prime-time interview

Milton Bradley

The baseball player has had on-the-field meltdowns while playing for the Chicago Cubsand his current team

Lindsay Lohan

The troubled actress turned on the waterworks for one of her many court appearances.

Joe Mikulik

The Asheville Tourists manager lost his cool when he thought the umpire was favoring a player from a famous baseball family.

Randall 'Duke' Cunningham

The former United Stated representative cried in a speech after pleading guilty to tax evasion, bribery and fraud charges.

Gwyneth Paltrow

The actress (and now singer) blubbered her way through her acceptance speech when she won an Academy Award for her role in a romantic period piece.

Phillip Wellman

This minor-league manager resorted to crawling on his belly when his pitcher was ejected. 

Paris Hilton

Paris shed more than a few tears when she took a ride in a cop car in 2007. She was arrested yet again last year.

Ellen DeGeneres

The usually upbeat talk show host and animal advocate sobbed when she spoke about her dog adoption fiasco.