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Child Stars Who Found Fame Too Much To Handle


Back when child stars only had movies and television as means to breakout and steal the hearts of the public, it was tremendously easy to become captivated by them and think they had the perfect lives. Over the past few decades, not much has changed in terms of childhood stars, except for their misfortunes being documented on a larger scale, mixed with the different distractions that could derail their careers.

Not only is it difficult for a youngster to be in the spotlight, recovering from an unsuccessful career can be much harder. For those who have survived their teens and found the same success in young adulthood, the weight of stardom can be just as tough, considering every gossip site and entertainment show is waiting for the perfect opportunity to report on them cracking.

Here are a few child stars that found fame was too much to handle:

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen became juvenile millionaires thanks to Full House
Now they’re completely pissed off about the reboot
Edward Furlong was one of Hollywood’s most promising actors
But Furlong has had a few run ins with substance and domestic abuse
Former child star Ariana Grande is pop’s newest sensation
She apparently has a huge attitude problem
Orlando Brown has been arrested twice since 2007
One time was for a DUI with his pregnant girlfriend in the car
Maia Campbell unfortunately suffers from bipolar disorder
She’s been accused of causing drunken scenes at fast food chains
Justin Bieber is still susceptible to breaking the law now and then
He’s not shy to indulge in drugs and alcohol either
Taylor Momsen is now a rock vocalist for Pretty Reckless
She appeared naked on the album cover and reportedly worships Satan
Taylor’s reckless behavior might be why she’s no longer on Gossip Girl
Jeremy Jackson had to leave Baywatch due to a drug problem
He recently robbed an AirBnB and even stabbed a man