9. Debbie Clark
In the early 1990’s, American Gladiators was a nationwide phenomenon. Kids spent their Saturdays watching everyday people battle against warriors known as gladiators, and the show allowed their personalities to shine, making it a hit. Unfortunately, the show was also notorious for being stingy with its licensing, which led to several gladiators being replaced in 1993. One was Debbie Clark, who competed from 1991 to 1993 as Storm. Though she made good money on the show, two years isn’t long, and having to escape domestic violence left her and her son on the street in 2011 before Sean Sheppard and her fellow gladiators stepped in to help.
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