Fame is a strange thing. Many want it and only a few can have it. Those chosen few have to watch their every move, every step and every language in order to maintain such fame. Because of this, living in the chaotic Hollywood industry can surely make you crazy.
Here are some of the celebs who lost their mind after they achieved the much sought after fame:
1. Angelina Jolie
When you take a look at Angeline Jollie, you may think that you have her all figured out. For your information, there is one awkward phase when she became quite the wild child. During that time, she was fascinated with all things blood and she would even her ex-husband’s blood (in vials) around her neck.
2. Britney Spears
With her amazing voice and equally gorgeous body, Britney Spears became the biggest thing in the pop culture at a certain point. However, things went downhill when she shaved her head in public and attacked a car with an umbrella.
3. Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato became one of the most famous DIsney Stars. But just like Britney, Demi was not able to properly handle fame at such a young age. In 2010, she abruptly ended her music tour in order to check in a mental facility.
4. Stephen Fry
We all know Stephen Fry to be one of the funniest and most humorous personality in the industry. However, it has been reported that he suffered from depression and he even tried to take his life by ingesting huge quantity of pills.
5. Charlie Sheen
Before, Charlie Sheen is one of tyhe most promising young actors in the industry. When you ask the millenials today who he is, they will surely say something about his rampant drug use.
6. Lindsay Lohan
Just like Demi, Lindsay is also one famous Disney actress. In fact, she might just be the most famous of them all. However, she lost her way upon finding fame and she got consumed by drugs and partying.
7. Wesley Snipes
This star has been popular for his role in Blade. After gaining his popularity, he unraveled. He went to jail for tax invasion and when it is time to shoot the movie’s third installment, he just snapped. He spent all day in his trailer smoking pot.
8. Miley Cyrus
This one is also a Disney star– a wholesome one at that. Before, you can find her singing in a teenage sitcom. Now, she poses nude in selfies, posing awkwardly on stage, wearing the most revealing dresses and sporting the most insane haircuts.
9. Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson is most probably the most popular pop star in the world but his popularity lead to the biggest meltdown that the industry has ever seen. There are many reports that he molested children along with that, he undergone series of plastic surgeries.
10. Anne Heche
Heche had a long and great run in the industry. However, there is one point when she got high on E and has been reported walking the streets in only just his underwear. At that time, she claims that she was God.
11. Randy Quaid
Randy Quaid has never been that famous but he was able to star in various movies and shows. However, he and his girlfriend claim that there is a group who are attacking Hollywood stars and killing them. The two have gotten into serious trouble and are now exiled in Canada.
12. Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson is one of the most prominent actors in the industry. In addition to being a great actor, he is also a superb director. According to reports, he has gotten repeatedly drunk and has even gone in violent rants. He is now blacklisted in Hollywood.
13. Martin Lawrence
Martin Lawrence is most probably one of the funniest guys in Hollywood but it is also one of the most unhinged one. He has been seen walking down the streets with a loaded gun on hand. He was also involved in various violent issues.
14. Michael Richards
He was a one-show superstar with his Kramer role on “Seinfeld”. Sadly, he had a very public meltdown. He was on a stand up comedy performance when a heckler asked him to stop making racist rants. He then went on a racially charged rant which ended his career.
So, you have seen what fame can do to a man. Lucky for us, not all actors and actresses in the industry are like the people mentioned above. Some of them are able to handle fame pretty well.