These 15 Celebrities Were Once Famous But Could Never Make A Successful Comeback

We all know that celebrity life is very tough. You need to be consistent to stay relevant and famous. For actors and musicians alike, one bad movie or album can cause a dent in their career. And with today’s PG-rated world, words can derail careers just the same as ill-timed or badly made movies.

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The uncertainty of a successful career is what makes a comeback so amazing. When we see a celebrity make a successful comeback after a few years of being away from the spotlight, it makes us feel good as well as inspires us that nothing is impossible and we should chase our dreams.

1Tonya Harding

At one time, Tonya was among the best ice-skaters in the world. She was on a winning streak and seemed unstoppable until competition showed up in the form of Nancy Kerrigan. Nancy was overshadowing the fame that Tonya had accumulated over the years as the champion. Then one day, Nancy was attacked and she was left with a broken leg. Tonya was instantly connected to the attack and she received a lifetime ban from the sport. Tonya later declared that it was her boyfriend at the time who orchestrated the attack, not her.

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2Cameron Diaz

She was one o the most popular and in-demand actresses of the 1990s and the 2000s. She has delivered hits like The Mask’ and ‘Charlie’s Angels’. However, her last movie appearance was in 2014’s ‘Annie’. She retired from acting just to enjoy her life a little more. Most of her later movies are just average and nothing too memorable anyway so she is better off enjoying her life.

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3Amanda Bynes

Amanda Bynes was definitely one of the most promising teenage stars. She had her own Nickelodeon show and even starred in some movies but then she ended her career. She started to spiral and made news by getting into fights with strangers, trashing hotel rooms and struggled with substance abuse. Later it was found out that she was actually ill.

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4Chris Brown

Chris Brown’s career would never be the same since his altercation with Rihanna. Her bruised and battered face showed everyone what Chris really was. He actually physically abused her and fans stopped supporting him. Another ex of his, Karrueche Tran also said that she had been his victim and then had gotten a restraining order against him. His own team also sued him for his behavior on tour.

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5Lil Kim

She was one of the most promising artists of the ‘90s but had a quick downfall. She spent a year in jail for lying to a judge. Around 2010, she started accusing Nicki Minaj of taking over her position in the rap industry. She hasn’t released a new album since 2006 and only performs her ‘90s songs at small venues.

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