An examination of post-stardom life, including what celebrities do to remain in the spotlight. The overview features insights from Charo, Lance Kerwin, Audrey and Judy Landers, and Lori Petty, as well as archival interviews with Scott Baio, Suzanne Somers, Bo Derek, Lynda Carter, Jan Michael Vincent, Lindsay Wagner, Kristy McNichol, Corey Haim and Corey Feldman.
A look at what taking it off can do for a show-biz career. Included: insights from Hugh Hefner; Rhonda Shear (“Up All Night”); Traci Bingham (“Baywatch”); Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth (“The Apprentice”); B-movie actress Julie Strain; Premiere magazine's Susannah Gora; Pat Lalama (“Celebrity Justice”); Smooth magazine's Jawn Murray; and author Craig Hosada (“The Bare Facts”).
The problem of ageism in Hollywood is explored, from how it effects celebs as they grow older to the difficulties many actresses face. Also: the problems child stars face in finding work once they've grown up.
An examination of the negative impact drugs have had on celebrities. Included: former Three Dog Night singer Chuck Negron recalls selling his gold albums to buy drugs; Kelsey Grammer remembers what drove him to clean up; Andy Dick details the depths of his addiction; and model Janice Dickinson reflects on her drug use. Also: Dr. Drew Pinsky and other experts offer their insights into addiction and the rehabilitation process.
Celebrity scrapes with the law are spotlighted. Included: the high-profile sex-related arrests of Hugh Grant and George Michael; Winona Ryder's shoplifting conviction; and Whitney Houston's drug bust. Also: comments from lawyers Johnnie Cochran and Robert Shapiro.
The difficulties celebrities have with relationships is spotlighted. Included: how stars meet and date; prenuptial agreements; wedding ceremonies; and divorce. The overview features insights from Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick; John Cusack; Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas; D.L. Hughley; Rita Wilson; Joanie Laurer and Sean Waltman; gossip columnist Janet Charlton; Michael Lewittes of Us magazine; PR specialist Howard Bragman; and divorce lawyer Raoul Felder.
The lengths celebrities will go to stay slim is detailed via insights from Carre Otis; Gwyneth Paltrow; Alicia Silverstone; Yvette Freeman; Carnie Wilson; Toni Collette; Mo'Nique; America Ferrera; Elsa Donovan; and Joanie Laurer. Also: the workout and diet secrets of Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Garner, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Kristy Swanson.
A look at the cosmetic surgery, including laser and chemical procedures, that stars undergo to keep looking young and beautiful. Featured stars include Burt Reynolds, Jamie Lee Curtis, Cher, Patricia Heaton, Mickey Roarke, Pamela Anderson, Heidi Marks and Lainie Kazan.
The dangers celebrities face from stalkers are detailed. Included: the 1980 slaying of John Lennon; the brutal murder of “My Sister Sam” star Rebecca Schaeffer; and cases involving Meg Ryan, Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Nicole Kidman, Brad Pitt, Bjork and Steven Spielberg.
Cast & Details
Premiered: March 31, 2003
Premise: Celebrity life is spotlighted in this documentary series, which details the travails, trials and tribulations that celebrities often endure.