8 Once-Mighty Celebrities Whose Stars Have Fallen (2 of 5)

Did Snooki Quit Jersey Shore, Skin, Lip, Smile, Eyelash, Lipstick, Gesture


To Nicole LaValle’s credit, she wasn’t born into posh circumstances. The Chilean-born reality TV personality was adopted by an American family at 6 months old and lived a normal life until The Jersey Shore came calling. When the show ended, it was assumed that she and the rest of the cast would fade from the public eye, but she sure tried her best to milk that experience for all it was worth. These days she hosts MTV’s Messyness, a comedy clip show with viewership numbers on par with the population of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 18:  Actor Katherine Heigl attends the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures'

Katherine Heigl

If there’s a bridge nearby, Katherine Heigl always seems to have a can of gasoline and a match on hand to light it up. At the height of her career, she was regarded as a diva who was notoriously difficult to work with. She would bad-mouth her colleagues and had a sense of entitlement that was never truly earned. These days she’s appeared in one movie in the past 6 years and was the main character of the mediocre Netflix series Firefly Lane for two seasons. To be fair, she isn’t completely awful. By all accounts she’s a good mother to three and donates her time and money to charity organizations. But if not for her attitude, she could have accomplished a whole lot more in Hollywood.