Celebrities who have had a difficult childhood
Violence, fights the parents, too many adult problems and too little childish joy - that was our childhood heroes material. They managed to get out of hell and had built his life.
Survivor 9 years
Oprah Winfrey - the name means success. The path of one of the richest women in the US - the living embodiment of the American dream. Only now launching pad Oprah embodied the nightmare and the bottom of life. Oprah was born in the family maid and hairdresser, but their parents as a child she saw infrequently. The first six years of life, Oprah spent with his grandmother in the village. Thanks to her, she learned to read, to study the Bible. However, for the slightest offense punishment served rod ... After a while my own mother after all expressed interest in the girl and took her into the ghetto in Milwaukee. Oprah started to go to school (although not as often as needed), and communicate with their peers. Carefree childhood? Certainly not. Nine-year Oprah was raped by her cousin, and after teasing brothers, their friends, and her own uncle continued.
In 13 years, Oprah was pregnant (it is not known by whom), and to do away with them, drank detergent. As awful as it sounds, but Oprah was relieved when the baby died soon after birth. Fate gave a second chance when she postpartum ran away from home to his father. He did everything to daughter went to college and got to her feet.
Survivors in 8 years
The Powerpuff Girls, which argues with himself Timbaland and gives to the surface a brilliant hip-hop, is engaged in an evil and spits on critics and envious. And still dreaming of the end of the world and the people in the fire. These nightmares were from her childhood, which at her and her mother's father scoffed. "He constantly beat her mother. And one night sent us both a gun and told to get out of the house right in that what we were. " When the mission was eight, it began to rape 16-year-old cousin. In desperation, Melissa (Missy full name) sent letters to his idol, Michael and Janet Jackson with a request to take her home. Her mother, she decided to escape when the mission was 13 years old. "The first time I lived in constant fear that her father would find and kill us."
Her mother shot her father
Like Missy Elliott, Charlize Theron's father was a chronic alcoholic who beat his wife and sent her daughter a hunting rifle. June 21, 1991 Gerda Theron during the next quarrel shot her husband in the eyes of 15-year-old daughter. "I've never held a grudge against his mother for what happened - she saved my and my life," - says the tragedy of Charlize Theron.
He became a victim of violence by a relative
On the trauma actor said in 2009 after the release of his directorial debut work, "War Zone" about incest and domestic violence. As a child, Tim for several years been sexually abused by his grandfather on his father. Furthermore - his father was also raped. Tim admitted that he prefers not to feel a victim, and a fighter who was able to survive this nightmare. He's been waiting for opportunities to talk about what had happened and searched for the appropriate script. Work on the film "War Zone" allowed him to go through the pain and the release of all his demons out. Tim is proud of the film and the fact that the tape was used as a teaching tool.
Survivor 9 years
Looking at the charismatic and lively actress and rap singer, it is difficult to imagine that as a child she experienced a similar trauma. Quinn was not even ten when she was raped by watching over her as a babysitter boy. About thirty years she kept this pain and experience and for the first time shared in 2009 alone. Latif admitted that she felt shame and vinyl all over himself, so it is not told about that either parents, or anyone. Now she is very sorry that he did not speak earlier and not to hide the criminal behind bars. Rape has left an emotional scar on her whole life. According to the actress, she still does not trust the people and can not build a normal relationship with men.
Her father tried to kill mother
Nicki grew up not just in the poor, but also in a very dysfunctional family. Her father, an alcoholic and a drug addict, beat her mother, and once set fire to the house to deal with the family. Minaj teenager prefers to spend time away from home, sleeping in the car.
It was dependent on alcohol and drugs at age 12
Baby Drew woke up famous in six years, when there was a film of Steven Spielberg's "ET". In nine years, the talented baby received a nomination for the "Golden Globe" for his role in the melodrama "irreconcilable contradictions", where she played a girl sued the parents who want to get a divorce. And at the same age actress started smoking ... In 11 years, Drew began the systematic drinking, at 12 - to smoke "weed", and in 13 years has tried cocaine. As acknowledged by the actress, she had no idea what was her first sexual partner: all happened at the party, and Drew was too drunk to remember. In 13 years, Barrymore has laid down for rehabilitation, and the following year tried to commit suicide ... The first step to a new life began autobiography "Little Girl Lost", who wrote 15-year-old Drew. Revelations have benefited and the emotional state of the actress and her career. In 1995 comes the film "Boys on the Side," and a year later - a comedy of Woody Allen's "Everyone Says I Love You", where grown-up Drew proved to be a serious actress.