Just like the rest of us, celebrities make mistakes. Unlike the rest of us, celebs are under constant scrutiny and their gaffes rarely seem to go unnoticed. Fame is fickle and one wrong move can easily turn a rising star into a falling one.
Here are the stories of a few brave men and women who have stood up and refused to be bullied for who they are. Their coming out stories are inspiring to those of us who feel that we still can’t live completely truthful.
There’s no doubt that 2016 was a terrible year for many people. However, for these 15 actors and actresses, 2016 was a banner year not only for their careers, but also for their bank accounts. We’ll see on Oscar night which of them is honoured for their work, and which will have to console themselves with their cash to compensate for their empty hands.
While celebrities are the most popular spokespeople for luxury brands, many of them didn’t start out as models. Many of them do end up modeling at some point in their career, though. However, there is a select group of people in Hollywood who began their careers as models before moving on to the silver screen.