In Hollyweird, the bigger you are the harder you fall. And most times, once someone falls they don’t get back up again, much less achieve new-found fame. Fortunately, that’s not the case for these celebs who became major successes, then fell into some ridculousness, and then somehow, as Tamar Braxton would say, got their life and found themselves right back on top again.
When Samuel was playing that addict in “Jungle Fever” he wasn’t exactly portraying an unfamiliar role. Right before landing the part, Samuel had just completed treatment at a New York rehab facility after overdosing on heroine several times and developing a coke habit. Today, all of that is behind him as he’s currently the highest-grossing actor of all time.