15 Celebrities Who May Have Chose Fame Over Well Being

Different people, different priorities. While most of us prioritize our health, there are certain people who would do anything to maintain their celeb status. There is a vast majority of celebrities who have even attained the ever wanted fame but in the pursuit to take it further have affected their physical or mental health.

Today, we present to you 15 celebrities who have sacrificed their mental or physical well being, or sometimes both, to keep the spotlight on themselves.

Lady Gaga

Gaga is famous both for her singing career and for unusual personality and style choices, she once wore a dress made out of meat just to make a statement. When she first rose to fame Gaga was alarmingly thin but now Gaga has won her battles with weight issues.

Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie is famous for two things, being Paris Hilton’s best friend that co-starred on her TV show, and being alarmingly thin. Richie has gotten her eating disorder under control since and says that the only thing that saved her life was becoming a mother

Tara Reid

Once referred to as the “American Pie” Tara was a national sex symbol, but as she withered away so did her status and fame. It has been a long time since anyone has heard from Tara and there are rumors that she is actually out on the street.

Posh Spice

Famous first for her role as Posh Spice in the British pop band The Spice Girls Victoria Beckham has long been speculated to battle with anorexia. Although she denies this battle it is hard to not think there might be something going on when you see pictures like this.


Eminem has over his long career as a rapper fought a very public battle with his abuse of first drugs then alcohol. Over the course of this battle he first struggles with weight loss and then excessive weight gain that he has now reportedly gotten under control.


Although not that well known in the United States, Anahi is a well known and loved actress in Mexico. At the time of the filming of her hit TV show there was a lot of general concern about how thin the actress was, but today she is looking much better.

Megan Fox

It is hard to think of someone that in her heyday was more widely regarded as a sex symbol than Megan Fox. Unfortunately after the last Transformers movie was filmed she went into a decline where she became way too thin but after that she has since snapped back and is a mother of three.

Natalie Portman

For her famous role in the movie ‘The Black Swan’ Portman had to lose an unhealthy amount of weight, which shows her dedication to her craft. Since then Porter has regained her normal body weight and is looking as amazing as she did before

Demi Moore

This beautiful actress had a long career in Hollywood before any issues with her weight began to arise and the spotlight actually seems to have nothing to do with her weight loss. The incident actually seems to have been caused by the upset of her split from husband Ashton Kutcher.

Candice Swanepoel

Certainly another woman famous for her good looks Candice is best known for her long career as a Victoria’s Secret model. She has at different times looked a bit too thin to be considered healthy and she cites overwork as the cause for the excessive weight loss.

Angelina Jolie

Probably the most iconic of all of the beautiful women to appear on this list so far, Jolie has had an on and off battle with anorexia for years. Both Jolie and her long time husband Brad Pitt have spoken out about her ongoing struggles with the disease.


Famous singer Adele has had issues of a different variety since her rise to fame, the disease she battles with is depression. She has struggled with this on and off for years and had a particularly bad bout after giving birth to her son.


Another famous songstress to battle with depression is Beyonce. After the breakup of her longtime girl band, Destiny’s Child, Beyonce had a hard time coping and went through a year where everything was fuzzy and out of focus.

Miley Cyrus

Depression among songstresses seems to be a trend here, with Miley being the next one in line. She has publicly spoken out on this issue because she wants other people battling against depression to know that they aren’t alone.

Chrissy Teigen

The last person on the list, Chrissy is beloved to all of her fans not just for her success as a model, but for her spunky personality as well. Teigen has not been shy about speaking out about her battle with postpartum depression after the birth of her first child

Credits: culturehook 

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