These normally edgy artists veered away from the edge, and back onto calmer, safer ground. Maybe it was just a fun career choice, or maybe they wanted to make something their kids could actually enjoy. That could be a tricky minefield to navigate around the house. If you were known as a “bad boy” or a “sex symbol” but you have kids at home, it’s only a matter of time before those kids approach you with, “Mom, Dad, all the kids at my school say you’re famous, but like, for what?” You’d want to show them something, right?
Maybe an assistant can splice up a very choppy reel of the brief moments in your movies, shows, or songs that you’re not dancing provocatively, rapping about the drug game, or blowing someone’s head off in an action flick. The moments between the moments, ya know? Well these edgy entertainers now have something to flaunt around the house. Maybe their kids will actually think they’re cool. Doubtful, but maybe. Here are 13 edgy entertainers who made legitimately good children’s media.