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Child stars who went down the wrong path


For several years, a number of young actors and actresses from various television shows and movies have had great success at an early age; only to find hard times growing up as an adult. It could be a combination of missing work, feeling entitled at an older age, or other factors. But the following are 20 child stars who went from looking innocent to going back.

Drew Barrymore

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After starting with E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial, she started smoking at age nine and drinking at 11. This led to cocaine at 13 and a suicide attempt at 14. She’s turned it around since then.

Justin Bieber

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The childhood vocalist was arrested for a suspected DUI and also for drag racing in 2014. He also had an incident involving throwing eggs at a neighbor’s home.

Amanda Bynes

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A star from Nickelodeon went into six months of rehabilitation after years of alcohol and drugs led to DUI. She also claimed her father sexually abused her through social media.