Celebrities – Life of Train Wrecks and Tragedies

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Famous people such as Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, or Vincent Van Gogh are widely known to have beauty, talent, and fame; however, their fates seem to be unfortunate. They had to suffer from illnesses, hunger, or misery. Below are the famous people with lots of tragedies in their life:

 

Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962)


Marilyn Monroe
, a blond-haired girl with the charming smile, is still considered as the icon of American beauty and sexuality. However, this celebrity had an extremely childhood at Los Angeles when her mother suffered from lunacy. Her talent and beauty sparked in the movie and modelling industries, especially on the cover of Playboy magazine. After unhappy marriages with the baseball legend Joe DiMaggio and the playwright Arthur Miller, along with the miserable-fated affairs with the Kennedy brothers, she had to copy with the life of an aging beauty, health problems, and miscarriages. As a consequence, Marilyn killed herself with an overdose of barbiturates in Brentwood, California, on August 5, 1962.

 


Marilyn Monroe had to copy with hurtful feelings and illnesses after failure in her marriages

Marilyn Monroe had to copy with hurtful feelings and illnesses after failure in her marriages

 

 

Elvis Presley (1935 - 1977)


Elvis started his singing career successfully thanks to his original style based on a combination of R & B and country, also the first true rockabilly music. In fact, his brilliant talent and personality became glorious with the introduction of his first songs at Sun Records, in Memphis, Tennessee. To be specific, Elvis turned out to be the biggest recording artist in America, with classics such as “Hound Dog”, “Blue Suede Shoes”, and so on. In terms of his private life, Elvis worked hard and looked after his family, especially his beloved and respected mother. However, his miserable fate really began when Elvis adopted food, drugs, and alcohol to deal with stressful problems in his work and to ease his painful feeling after his mother’s death afterwards. Consequently, his life slopped down into drugs and obesity, and he died of an overdose on August 16th, 1977.

 


Elvis Presley had a burning desire to escape from a life of driving trucks and being extremely poor as a teenager

Elvis Presley had a burning desire to escape from a life of driving trucks and being extremely poor as a teenager

 

 

Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009)


Michael Jackson, a music prodigy, was soon famous for all his consecutive success in music career. With the unveiling of his “Off The Wall” album in 1975 and the “Thriller” in 1982, he was worldwide recognized as the “phenomenon” among global fans, especially with his incredible dancing as well as flawless vocals. However, his brilliant image was spoilt by his being charged with the sexual abuse of a minor in 1993. Besides, due to his father’s claim, he carried out many plastic surgeries, which left him a tragic shadow of the talented and handsome young boy. In the end, he died suddenly in 2009, which is still a mystery, before his performance called “This it”.

 


Michael Jackson’s father was an abusive man criticizing Michael’s poor skin and the shape of his nose

Michael Jackson’s father was an abusive man criticizing Michael’s poor skin and the shape of his nose

 

 

Vincent Van Gogh (1853 - 1870)


Vincent van Gogh
lived a short and deeply tormented life. He killed himself as he felt that his life was a miserable failure. In his art career, van Gogh depicted the miserable lives of the peasants via such masterpieces as “The Potato Eaters” (1885). Influenced by the Impressionists and Japanese prints, he drew lots of paintings that show his love for the town, countryside and sunlight of the area, namely “Bedroom at Arles”(1888), “The Night Café” (1888), and “Starry Night “(1889). In the last two years of his life, van Gogh created lots of his self-portraits, but he ended his life in madness and a disastrous love.

 


Vincent Van Gogh’s self-poitrait

Vincent Van Gogh’s self-poitrait

 

 

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)


John Fitzgerald Kennedy, born on 29 May 1917 in Massachusetts, into a wealthy and political Irish-American family, gradated from Harvard University in 1940. Kennedy was recognized as the 35th president of the United States, a talented leader in the world. However, after lots of success in his politics life, Kennedy was assassinated on 22 November 1963 in Dallas, Texas by a lone gunman, Lee Harvey Oswald, but there have been lots of rumors around his death.

 


At the age of 43, he became the country\'s youngest president along with its first Catholic head of state. He showed himself as a youthful president for a new generation

At the age of 43, he became the country\'s youngest president along with its first Catholic head of state. He showed himself as a youthful president for a new generation

 

 

Related links:

The Immortality of MarilynMonroe

The Essence of MarilynMonroe

Barack Obama - President of USA

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This article was published on 2010/10/22