Lindsay Lohan made her debut in “The Parent Trap” when she was 11 years old. She started singing as well and was a part of blockbuster hits like “Mean Girls” and “Freaky Friday”. However, her life started spiraling out of control when she became a part of the party scene in 2007.
2. Britney Spears
Britney Spears was a part of the popular Mickey Mouse Club as an eleven year old and became a celebrity overnight when her first album released in 1998. Her subsequent albums were very successful as well and she managed to remain on top till 2007. This is the year she had a very public breakdown was forced to admit herself into a psychiatric ward.
3. Danny Bonaduce
Danny Bonaduce was a part of the popular show “Partridge Family”. However, the star was quite confused about his career after the show ended and found himself living out of a car. He was arrested twice and admitted that he was addicted to drugs.
4. Brad Renfro
This kid actor grew up well and was doing okay until the year 2000 when he was arrested with his friend for stealing a massive yacht. Renfro was also involved with drugs and spent about 10 days in prison. He died at 25 from a heroin overdose.
5. Bobby Driscoll
Bobby Driscoll was envied by children everywhere when at 13, he was doted on by Disney and managed to bag a mini Oscar. Producers started saying away from him after he got arrested at 18 as he was greatly involved with drugs. Driscoll died of an overdose in 1968.
6. Dana Plato
Dana Plato started starring in big commercials at seven and became a part of “Different Strokes” 7 years later. She got pregnant at 20 and was made to leave the show. She got arrested in 1991 and spent a month in jail in 1992. She died at 35 after overdosing on prescription drugs.
7. Todd Bridges
Todd Bridges was a part of “Different Strokes” as well. He was arrested four times but managed to get acquitted every time. He decided to turn over a new leaf after 1997 and started speaking to teenagers about drug abuse.
8. Scotty Beckett
He was a part of “Our Gang” as a child and “Rocky Jones, Space Ranger” as an adult. He got arrested in 1954 and spent over 120 days in prison. He got arrested several times over the next few years and also tried to kill his neighbor. He died at age 39.
9. Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson bagged an impressive spot on the music chars at age 11 when he was a part of the Jackson 5. His career sky-rocketed further as he grew older but the media noticed that he was not all that ‘normal’. What’s more, he was arrested on the grounds that he sexually molested a 13-year old boy. Even though he was not found guilty, his future was tarnished forever.
10. Robert Blake
Robert Blake became a part of the glamorous industry when he was 3 years old. However, his father abused him repeatedly which is what caused him to abuse drugs at a later age. He was a part of the successful show “Baretta” and got married in 2000. His wife died a year later and he was connected with her death