10 Former Child Stars Who Became Messed Up Adults

Child stars seem like they have it all! But not all of them turn into Drew Barrymore or Scarlett Johannson.Some of them turn out exactly how you might expect a child who's never been told 'No' to turn out. Here's a look at 10 child stars who became messed up adults. 

 

Macaulay Culkin

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This one totally bums me out. I had a crazy crush on Macaulay when I was a youngin', but now I would probably just crush him. Culkin denies that he has a drug problem, but there's no denying that he does not look well.  It's rumored that Mila Kunis dumped him after he refused to go to rehab. I think we can all at least agree that there's something wrong with someone who let's Mila Kunis get away.

 

Amanda Bynes

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When Lindsay Lohan is calling you out on Twitter, you know you have a problem! The ex-Nick star can NOT stop crashing into cars!   She denies her latest DUI arrest and claims she is doing 'AMAZING!' Ummmm okay.   I know it's wrong but am I the only one who hopes that at her next court appearance someone brings in the dancing lobsters??

 

Edward Furlong

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Furlong has been plagued by troubles in the last few years. In October he was arrested for domestic abuse, after assaulting his girlfriend. Furlong has battled drug-addiction in the past and has a young son, so I'm hoping the only thing he's terminating these days is a few extra cheeseburgers. Drug-free first. Then we'll work on the smoking and healthy diet.

 

Jodie Sweetin

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It takes a lot to out-tabloid the Olsen Twins, but Full House star Jodi Sweetin did just that, when she revealed to the world that she was struggling with an addiction to crystal meth. Even having her first child didn't get her on the straight and narrow. Two children and two marriages later, she seems to finally be clean and sober, which is great! Because I still have a soft spot for the little girl who called Kimmy Gibler a whore.

 

Taran Noah Smith

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Life was a downward spiral for Smith after he married a cougar at the age of 17. Drugs, DUI. Bankruptcy. Yikes! On a side note, remember when everyone had a crush on Jonathan Taylor Thomas? WTF was that about!?!

 

Britney Spears

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Going from Justin Timberlake to Kevin Federline is a clear sign that your life is on the wrong track.She seems like she's getting her sh*t together now...still I liked it a lot better when her claim that she wasn't that innocent was more of a shock.

 

Jeremy Jackson

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It's never a good sign when the biggest roles you've booked since your Baywatch heyday is in your own sex tape and on Celebrity Rehab. Jackson's drug days appear to be over. Sadly,  he has still not recovered from his Ed Hardy addiction.

 

Jaimee Foxworth

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From Family Matters to porn!?! What is up with former TGIF stars?  I have a feeling all the kids on those shows were actually thankful for Friday so they could hit the Hollywood club scene. 

 

Matthew Underwood

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This former Zoey 101 star, was arrested for drugs and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, after he was busted for giving pot to and sleeping with an underage girl. Uh dude, just because you were a child star doesn't mean you get to sleep with children...Mmmmkay?

 

Lindsay Lohan

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Oh Lilo! No list of child stars gone bad is complete without you. And just when I thought I had seen it all, you go and punch a psychic. How she didn't see that coming, I'll never know! You're Lindsay Lohan, bitch!

Which star are you most surprised turned out so messed up? Let me know @desijedeikin or in the comments below!

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