These 15 Celebrities Were Once Famous But Could Never Make A Successful Comeback
‘The Cosby Show’ made Bill Cosby a household name during the ‘80s. this actor and comedian did terrible things to women throughout his Hollywood career. Payback finally came in 2018 when Bill was caught in the storm of the #MeToo movement and allegations against him were countless. He was sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison in September 2018. This heinous man is one of the many who have been ostracized by Hollywood.
One of the biggest scandals of the century was the downfall of Harvey Weinstein. This Hollywood mogul was accused by countless top actresses like Angelina Jolie, Ashley Judd, Alyssa Milano, Rose McGowan, etc, sparking the #MeToo movement. He used his power to make or break careers to get sexual favors for decades in Hollywood. Over a hundred women said they had been assaulted or mistreated by Weinstein. He was arrested but posted a million dollars as bail and is still free.
Eddie Murphy was a part of most of our childhoods. But we don’t see much of him anymore. What happened to him? In his own words, he was tired of starring in bad movies. He became much choosier with his work and only agreed to work in a movie if he liked the script. He has nine children and spends a lot of time with them now that he has stopped making movies.
At one time he was among the best golfers in the word. He won championships and seemed unstoppable. But in 2009, his double life was revealed. He had been cheating on his wife and several women came forward. His wife Elin immediately divorced him and walked away with $120 million and child support for both kids. The scandal led to sponsorships disappearing and his popularity was essentially over. He still plays golf but is irrelevant and no one knows where he is.
This South African runner with both feet amputated since childhood, became an inspiration to millions. He became a Paralympics champion and even competed at the Olympics. He began dating model Reeva Steenkamp around 2010 but soon started getting insecure. In 2013, during a heated argument, Oscar fatally shot Reeva and she died at their Pretoria home. He received a 5-year prison sentence in 2015 for culpable murder. In 2016, he was charged with murder and another 6 years were added to his term. In 2017, his term was extended by another 13 years.