Being famous means opening yourself up to……everyone in the entire world wanting something from you. Once you get your name in lights, once you get a recognizable face that makes passers-by on the street act like they know you, certain difficulties emerge. People want money, people want to take pictures with you while you're trying to have dinner, people want to pitch you ideas for movies/TV shows/whatever your field is. So having a stable of people you can trust is important. It's easy to joke about celebrities having massive entourages, but those entourages serve a purpose.

 

Famous people need to have at least a few handlers they trust, such as managers, coaches, teachers and so on, to guide them and help them make good decisions. But it turns out that sometimes those same people turn out to be predatory sleazebags who take advantage of celebrities, even to the point of doing them actual harm.

And they still get paid.

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NBA champion Kevin Garnett is suing his accountants for letting wealth manager Charles Banks IV defraud him out of $77 million. CELTICS - Banks is cur

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CRACKEDCON Dane Cook's half-brother, Darryl Mccauley, was sentenced to 6 years in prison and ordered to pay $12 million in restitution for embezzling

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Alyssa Milano alleges she and her husband lost $10 million because their managers were lazy grifters. ZER H1 She says they kept the couple in the dark

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Lou Pearlman, creator of the boy band N Sync, worded his contract with the group SO that he would be entitled to 90% of their earnings while the band

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