15 Child Stars Who Lost Their Jobs For Growing Up Too Fast

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Hollywood is a tough place to grow up – especially when you consider that the commodity child actors are selling is really childhood itself. If an actor is hired because of their ability to exude innocence, then the normal process of maturation can make it hard for them to do their job.

Frankly, producers and directors are asking a lot of children. Even with union laws in place, the hours on set can be grueling. Some roles can even take an emotional toll on the actors. When you think about it, the very concept of child actors is rather cruel. But anyone who watched the original Beverly Hills 90210 knows how the alternative of hiring adults to play kids can lend a certain insincerity to the project.

Many of the kids on this list got the boot from their jobs simply because their bodies were following the course of nature. Others were sacked because they picked up adult vices in their off time. A scant few made the personal choice to move on in order to live normal lives and salvage what remained of their childhood. In a couple of tragic cases, losing their jobs utterly destroyed their careers and even their lives.

Here are 15 Child Actors Who Lost Their Jobs For Growing Up Too Fast.

Read the list at Screenrant!

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16 Insanely Hot Actors Hollywood Won’t Cast Anymore

actors-hollywoodHollywood is the epitome of fickle. Though an actor may be a hot commodity today, there is no telling what tomorrow will bring. No matter how many awards they win or box office records they break, there is absolutely no guarantee that they will be able to maintain career momentum. Even if they manage to stay in peak physical condition, the odds are never in their favor. Just ask the actors on this list.

Though looks will get you far in the industry, only a handful of sexy stars have secured A-List tenure. The reasons their phones stopped ringing are varied, but not always due to self-destruction or a box office stinker. Sometimes, it’s just that the industry has collectively decided they are no longer a “draw” or they’ve found an up-and-comer who embodies all the same qualities but is much cheaper to hire.

On the other hand, sometimes it is the actors who have unwittingly hit the self-destruct button on their careers. Some slept with the wrong person. Others pissed off one too many employers and colleagues with their entitlement. Movies are expensive and arduous. The last thing a filmmaker needs on set is a liability.

Whatever the case may be, though they’ve kept it tight, these 16 beautiful and once-beloved mega-stars have seen their careers fall straight into the toilet.

Read the list at Screenrant!
 

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