There are celebrities we know from their achievements in films, music, and TV, and then there are celebrities we used to know from their achievements in films, music and TV. These are the ones who let their troubled personal life or offstage antics completely undermine their prior accomplishments. These 14 celebrities were once famous for being great at their trade, but now have just seemed to command attention for whatever went on with them behind-the-scenes. We present to you these troubled celebs of past and present and the true talents that we should really be focusing on.
Chevy Chase has undone so much of his career accomplishments through a difficult reputation that stretches back to his Saturday Night Live days. From his backstage rivalry with replacement Bill Murray up to his recently publicized breakup with Dan Harmon and the cast of Community, Chase’s reputation for being a jerk has undermined his innovations in the field of comedy. The comedian’s knack for masking biting satirical humor with a disarming oafishness has influenced several generations of comedians. While Chase may be best known in the media as his own worst enemy, his true artistic contributions on Saturday Night Live, the Vacation series, and even Community cannot be overstated.