Friday, March 19, 2010

Dish-Interested: The Hard Life of a Celebrity Crybaby

Photo courtesy Matt Graves

With the death of Corey Haim the other week, the Two Coreys became just one. This is tragic not only because it puts the final nail in the coffin of Corey Feldman’s languishing career, but also because it puts another celebrity in a coffin. We’ve seen plenty die over the years — child actors as well as the adults — due to drug abuse, their own recklessness and sometimes suicide (RIP Boner).

If I didn’t know any better, I’d think that being a celebrity is a hard life. All those premieres and awards ceremonies, the endless fawning, the traveling around the world, the fame and fortune, the cars and houses, the nutritionists and personal trainers, the designer clothes and expensive jewelry. It sounds painfully stressful. It’s no wonder so many celebs turn to...

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