These stars’ flames have sizzled…
Hollywood stars come and go. Sadly, the business is cruel, so just as fast as these child stars rose to fame, they sky rocketed right back down to earth with the rest of us. Check out some of the kid celebs who grew up to be average Joe Blows.
Back in the 80s, Corey was one of the biggest teen stars of the decade, but that all changed with his passing from pneumonia in 2010 at the age of 38.
Even though she played clean cut Kimberly Drummond on Different Strokes, this blondie was getting high behind the scenes. She passed away at 34 after she committed suicide by overdosing on pills.
The Family Ties star looks nothing like the cute Andy Keaton from the show. In fact, in his mugshot, he was tattooed and unshaven. He’s struggled with a host of substance abuse issues in his adult life.
Although this former child star amassed millions at the height of his career, he died in 2010 at 42. With antics like suing his parents, going broke and domestic violence, he was the punch line of plenty of jokes shortly before his death.
If you had to pick a child star who would turn to drugs and porn after being cut from the 90s sitcom Family Matters, then Jaimee Foxworth would be your winning bet. Foxworth, now 37, even recently made appearances on another television show: Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.
This 31-year-old former Nickelodeon teen star has descended into bouts of erratic behavior, online spats with celebrities and DUI/drug arrests.
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