another example could be marilyn monroe.
Designating someone 'eccentric' versus 'crazy' depends on how much money they have. Eccentric behaviour is usually made possible by large amounts of money.
Being eccentric is slightly more socially acceptable than being crazy.
Person 2: Are you kidding me? Have you seen his mansion?? Guy's eccentric.
Person 1: Oh, well in that case.
Sir Appleton, as he now wishes to be called, planted a hundred apple trees which he now protects 24/7 with a full squadron of men dressed as the Queen's Guards. What an eccentric guy!
B: Nah, he's rich, so we call it eccentric.
A: Oh, he's got money? Then it's fine, nevermind.
B: Kicking midgets is always fine.