Most of the people in the world want to be rich and famous. The idea of being noticed and admired by everyone is an achievement in itself. We live in a society where in we are being compared or judged by people that surrounds us. It is not new to humanity.
Study shows that being exposed to the spotlight at an early age has a damaging effects, especially to a child stars. Child stars are the pint-sized actors or actresses we’ve watched grow up on screen, we have seen them in front of the camera 24/7, they live a life in front of a million people waiting for them to commit mistakes. Stardom and wealth may sound good, but it can give one person the illusion that they are lasting gods. Here’s a look at some of the biggest celebrity setbacks we have experienced, where fame led to the celebrities’ own devastation.
1. Culkin’s Drug Use
Macaulay Carson Culkin is an American actor and musician. He became famous as a child actor for his role as Kevin McCallister in the family comedy Home Alone (1990) and its sequel Home Alone 2. He mysteriously vanished in the spotlight and is now a skinny looking man, a far cry from the adorable boy in the movies. He was also arrested for drugs in Oklahoma in 2004.