These stars ruled a million hearts and the world was at their feet. The times have changed and these celebrities lost their fame. We can not deny the fact that the celebrities struggle lot to establish the golden image on the world stage but not all of them are able to maintain the stardom. These popular celebrities spoiled their name due their own weaknesses, few of them died and rest are living with a faded stardom.
Culture Club fame Boy George is popular not only with his great voice and performances but we all remember him for his extraordinary makeup and costumes. His musical band Culture Club was dissolved in 1986 due to heroin addiction and other legal causes.. In 1998, the club reunited but could not gain the commercial success as before. Later, Boy started his solo career, he still sings but his stardom lacks the taste as it was before. He has been arrested several times for his drug addiction and erratic behavior.
One bad decision turned Jennifer Grey's life. 'Dirty Dancing' fame Jennifer underwent rhinoplasty i.e. to shape her nose in early 1990s. It was the biggest mistake in her life which ruined her career. Even her close friends failed to recognize her. In her own words - I went in the operating room a celebrity and came out an anonymous.
A very talented singer and actress, she is listed in the Guinness Book Of World Records as the most awarded female artist of all time. But, her drug dependency not only spoiled her career and life, but also disappointed her huge fans. The drug addiction ruined her voice quality and her performances could not run further. In 2012, she died drowning in her own bathtub due to drug overdose.
We all remember MJ as the 'King of Pop' and at the same time, we can't forget his controversial lifestyle. The drug habits and alleged pedophilia affected his reputation. He could not enjoy his stardom due to the real life issues. On his own words, his unusual life started with a bitter childhood. MJ had started performing at the age of just 7 and once in an interview, MJ shared how his father abused his sons for not performing well. Later, he was trapped in several addictions which not only spoiled his career but marked a full stop on his life. He died in 2009 due to drug overdose.
The quote - 'ego is the root of all sufferings' perfectly syncs with the life of this veteran singer. Though the incidents on drugs and sex became the reasons for the downfall of Guns N Roses, it was the narcissism which spoiled the career of Axl Rose. His personal life issues disturbed his career badly. The rocker's ex-wife Erin blamed him for the abuses. The singer still sings and performs, but he lacks the reputation and charm as he had before.
Celebrity chef Paula Deen's fame started sinking when she fell in controversy of racial and sexual discrimination. She was blamed for offensive racial issues and sexual exploitation of her own employee. The media highlighted her negatively and she was sacked by a popular cook show on Food Network. She was criticized for publishing unhealthy recipes. Paula publicly confessed the offensive language she used which not only disappointed her well-wishers but, she lost several business deals as well. She remained with a ruined name and now struggling to make a comeback.
Amanda Bynes, an actress is facing several legal issues. She was charged for two hit and run cases. She was arrested for drug possession in 2013. She also fell in controversies by her own statements regarding her personal life and went through treatment in psychiatric issues. With all the messy and rejected life, her life has gone faded. Since 2010, she is not seen on big screens.
Alcohol abuse and legal issues ruined the stardom of this action hero. His statement 'f***ing Jews' when he was driving under the influence of alcohol, became the reason of his downfall. Several other controversies left his life in despair and he is having a tasteless fame.
Tiger Woods had a huge fan following for years. In 2009, his extra-marital activities came into picture. It destroyed his family life and almost ruined career as well.
Sexual assault allegations devastated the big name of Bill Cosby. Once he was a beloved comedian and actor, but the life of Bill was not as smooth as his profession. He is accused of sexual assaults of by more than 40 women including celebrities.