So you bought your way out of the hood. You found out that you could rap, or sing, or throw a ball, or sell your dignity on a reality TV show, and you turned it into a paycheck. Awesome! But what’s next?
If your answer is “continue to do hoodrat things with my friends,” then your victory is hardly a victory at all. One step forward, two REALLY big steps back.
Fame and fortune can’t buy class and common sense, though, and nowhere is that better demonstrated than in our beloved celebrities. Whittling down this list was HARD because there was so much sadness to choose from, unfortunately, but we finally did it. Here’s a list of 5 instances of hood-richness going horribly, horribly wrong.