These Celebrities Caused The Downfall of Their Own Careers

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Jamie Lynn Spears

Jamie Lynn Spears had a blossoming career on Nickelodeon until she got pregnant in her teens. The sister of Britney Spears, she's been a recluse ever since the birth of her daughter, about a decade ago. She's only recently been resurfacing into the spotlight.

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Zoey 101

Zoey 101 was one of Nickelodeon's most popular series, featuring a cast of characters who all attended the same California boarding school. The writer is also credited for Drake & Josh and iCarly, but when Spears got pregnant, they pulled the plug on Zoey.

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The More You Know

  • For 'Fight Club' (1999), Brad Pitt had pieces of his front teeth chipped off to play Tyler Durden. He also took soap-making classes, boxing, taekwondo, and grappling lessons with Edward Norton to prepare for the role.
  • In the first draft of the Back to the Future screenplay, the time machine wasn't a Delorean, it was a refrigerator.
  • Jennifer Lopez was the first actress to have a movie and an album hit number one in the same week.
  • Natalie Portman dislocated her rib while shooting Black Swan and had to give up her trailer so the low budget film could afford a medic for the rest of shooting.
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