US banks are bracing for the fallout of the Sasha Banks naked photo scandal.

Reuters first reported on Tuesday that the former reality star had been found to have made up the whole story about her marriage to former US President Bill Clinton, as well as to have used her nude photo of her ex-husband, to try to get an abortion, after she miscarried a child in 1999.

Banks, who was the second wife of Trump, was the star of the NBC series The Bachelor, and was the first to publicly come out as bisexual in 2016.

The scandal was first reported by TMZ.

Reuters 10/12 Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Kim Kardashian West are all expected to make a public apology for the scandal.

Getty Images 11/12 Madonna has apologised to her husband over the affair scandal, saying “it’s time for me to move on”.

Getty Images 12/12 The scandal has led to a backlash against celebrities and sparked a backlash towards the celebrity culture in general.

Getty 1/12 Rihanna has come out and admitted she is gay, telling an interviewer that “there are a lot of people who are still trying to make it clear that I’m not going to be doing this”.

Getty 2/12 Taylor Swift is also a supporter of the Kardashian family.

Getty 3/12 Beyonce has been linked to the Kardashian scandal.

She told Oprah Winfrey that the Kardashian name “was born in the heart of a community that was so much about women and black girls and how we can be strong in our communities”.

Getty 4/12 Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift have both apologised to each other over the scandal, which is the biggest celebrity gossip scandal of the year.

Getty 5/12 Mariah Carey is the first American celebrity to come out in support of the scandal after a video was released in February showing her allegedly joking with a woman that she “could be my best friend”.

Getty 6/12 Christina Aguilera has apologised after a photo was leaked of her posing nude with the late rapper and actress Tupac Shakur, who died in 2013.

Getty 7/12 Britney Spears has also apologised after the leak of a video in which she appeared naked in a car with rapper and model Kanye West.

Getty 8/12 Katy Perry has said that she will step down from her role as the lead singer of the pop group Pink in 2018 to focus on other projects.

Getty 9/12 Ellie Goulding has also spoken out about the scandal in a statement.

Getty 10/ 12 Kanye West is the current owner of the Kardashians pop empire, and has said he has no plans to sell the company.

Getty 11/ 12 Madonna has come to the defence of her husband.

Reuters 12/ 12 The scandal will have major repercussions for pop culture. Getty