Fame can be an overwhelming thing. Fortune can also be a downfall for those few who allow themselves to be consumed by the greed of spending mercilessly. There are others who succumb to the addiction of their choice: drugs, alcohol, cigarettes. Celebrities are not invulnerable, nor they are impervious to catastrophe. Below, we’ve elaborated a list of 5 celebrities who failed to handle the pressure of fame, fortune and vices.
At one point, Lindsay Lohan was considered to be Hollywood’s sweetheart. Then, in a spiral of madness and bad decisions, she lost it. Her career took a turn for the worst and she ended up in debt, even owing money to Charlie Sheen. However, she’s now looking to redeem herself. Let’s see if she can.
This former heavyweight champion was once considered to be the most dangerous man on the planet. Rightfully so, as his punches could be heard from miles away. However, for Mike Tyson, with great power came a great need for spending. And so he did, using his money on not so smart decisions, like a tiger, for example. Mike Tyson ended up bankruptcy. His angry personality also led him into serious trouble with the law throughout his boxing career.
You might know him from the Suite Life of Zack and Cody. Not anymore, since the former actor has decided to drop his career and focus instead on leading a normal life. Who can blame him?
Once upon a time, Charlie Sheen was considered to be one of TV’s top paid actors. That was before he developed an ongoing addiction to drugs and excess. He ended up getting fired from the show and crafting a not so good image for his fans and future working partners.
The man, the myth, the glove. OJ Simpson was considered to be one of the greatest athletes of his generations. He was loved, admired and idolized by his fans. His stardom was unmeasurable. Then, it all went south when he murdered his wife.