Ride-hailing app Uber is dealing with several scandals at once.
Ride-hailing app Uber is dealing with several scandals at once. - 

It's been a tough month for Uber.

The super-rich Silicon Valley darling is no stranger to bad PR, but lately Uber's been batting back boycotts, lawsuits and embarrassing leaks all at once. We talked about it on "Make Me Smart," but we can only record so fast. Update (March 20): We just added two new scandals to the list.

So how did an app with such a simple pitch — tap a button, get a ride — attract so much trouble? Let's take a look back.

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