Many of us assume that having a rich and famous parent will lead to a very easy and comfortable life. And while it is true that from a material perspective, rich kids have all the luxuries they could ever dream of, there’s often a lot of inner turmoil that they face. For some, it ends up costing them their life.
Here’s a look at the troubled lives of celeb kids.
Celebrities have a lot of responsibility when it comes to how they live their lives since their actions will always make the headlines. When someone becomes a celebrity, he or she automatically gives the whole world permission to get to know all the small details of his or her life, including the dirty little secrets. The media thrives on celebrity stories and scandals, because the public is interested in finding out as much juicy content as they can, and the celebrities cannot help but to keep making newsworthy mistakes.
Many times, celebrities make the news because of actions that they had no hand in, but are held responsible owing to the association they have with the offenders. When the children of the celebrities get into trouble, they drag the name and reputation of their parents down with them. As a result, many celebrity parents do all they can to keep their children out of the limelight, because the pressure can be enough to crack even the brightest kids.
As they’ve often caused media frenzies and sometimes even tarnished their family names, it seems that some celebrity children might have cracked under the pressure of wealth and privilege. Some have apparently inherited family vices such as drug misuse, some have got violent, while yet others have showed off more flesh than their parents would have liked. All of these 20 children of the rich and famous have something in common, however: they’ve all made headlines for the wrong reasons.
Despite how much some celebrity parents try to hide their children or cover up their mistakes, the public always finds out the truth. The minute a story of such nature breaks out, the celebrity parent and their parenting skills are put on trial. Most of the actions of the children are usually independent of their parents, but that does not make it any less of a big deal. Above are children of celebrities who, through their actions, have given their parents a bad name: