Child stars can enjoy many privileges, but fame is always a big responsibility. It doesn’t just mean money, admiration, fans, and standing in the spotlight. Besides all this comes a lot of work, sacrifices, compromises, and disappointments.
That’s why many of the Hollywood child stars, who started at an early age and for whom everyone predicted a glorious future, eventually ended up in rehab centers, in prison or, worse, died young.
Exploited by parents, agents and producers, deprived of play and the joys of childhood, spending hours on set or in studios, most did not cope and gave in to temptations and vices, exactly like the following 5 child stars.