Let's face it, anytime sneakerheads make mainstream news, it's typically due to something negative. Violence at release events, massive overspending and fraud cases on court shows are just a few of the things that have contributed to the way those on the outside perceive us. However, not everything you've heard about sneakerheads is true — not by a long shot. Driving that point home, Complex's Russ Bengtson has listed 10 of the biggest misconceptions mainstream media has about sneakerheads. Have a look after the jump and let us know what you think.

10 Misconceptions of Sneakerheads From Mainstream Media

10 Misconceptions of Sneakerheads From Mainstream Media