15 Strange And Spectacular Ways People Ended Their Own Careers
Ah, the stories of careers ended before their time. From legendary sports stars to Hollywood icons, these stories are a reminder that fame and success can be fleeting. Some of these stories are well-known, while others have faded into obscurity. But all of them are a testament to the power of the entertainment industry, and the risks of fame and fortune.
It’s easy to forget that the celebrities we idolize are just people, and that their careers can end in an instant. John Kruk was a legendary .300 hitter who retired mid-game, Ardian Syaf was fired from Marvel for sneaking anti-Christian and anti-Semitic messages into artwork, and Jimmy ‘The Greek’ Snyder was fired by CBS for making controversial racial remarks.
Michael Richards’ career ended with a few racial slurs, Natalia Kills was removed from X Factor NZ after her outburst, and Keri Hilson was blacklisted by the BeyHive after allegedly dissing Beyoncé. Iggy Azalea’s career came to an abrupt halt after her tour was canceled and her tweets were criticized, and Szymon “Guru” Nieciag was fired from his professional Starcraft 2 team for making an offensive remark against Muslims.
These stories are a reminder that no one is immune to the pitfalls of fame and fortune. So let us take a moment to remember these celebrities and their careers, and the lessons we can learn from them.