15 Foreign Celebrities Who Have Aged Horribly
Celebrities from overseas tend to hold a special place in our hearts. They were good enough at their craft to be famous internationally. The musical British invasion and the rise in popularity of foreign films introduced us to celebrities who we otherwise would not have known. These foreign celebrities came and stayed in our hearts and minds for a long time. Long enough for their fans to see their charm and good looks fade away. Here are some foreign celebrities who are loved and adored, but have not aged so well.
Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne who was born in Birmingham, England as John Michael Osbourne is one of the greatest rock musicians ever. He was the front man of Black Sabbath, the first heavy metal band. This earned him the title “Godfather of Heavy Metal.” Ozzy was a mad man in his youth. He was known for his antics like biting the heads off of a bat. He was a heavy abuser if drugs and alcohol that took its toll on his physical and mental status in later years. Ozzy now looks like the grim reaper himself and is hard to understand when he talks. The rock star lifestyle did a number on him.
Amy Winehouse Some people may hate me for putting Amy Winehouse on the list, but she had a rough life. That was evident as her appearance declined. A true once-in-a-generation talent with her unmistakable deep and soulful voice, Winehouse could not shake her demons. Drugs and alcohol have stripped her of her beauty and ultimately lead to her untimely death.
Mick Jagger Mick Jagger is the lead singer and co-founder of the The Rolling Stones. The legendary UK band made it big in England and in the U.S. Jagger’s career spans over 50 years and all of that partying and rocking out on stage transformed him from a young man to an old geezer. Jagger was a heart throb and had the ladies chasing after him constantly. Now the good looks have faded away. At least he can still rock a show.
Donatella Versace Donatella Versace is proof that aging and plastic surgery is not a good combination. The Italian fashion designer is currently the Vice President of the Versace Group. Donatella started her career in fashion by helping her brother Giovanni Versace. She later become famous for spreading the Versace brand all over the world with her designs and her celebrity connections. As her brand increaced her looks decreased. Donatella thought that plastic surgery could stop the aging process, but it just made it worst.
Jocelyn Wildenstein This is what happens when you get obsessed with plastic surgery. Jocelyn Wildenstein is a wealthy socialite from Switzerland, but now lives in California. He plastic surgery has earned her the honor of being named the “Lion Woman.” Her face and brow lifts, chin redesign, cheek implants, as well as eyelid surgery on both top and lower lids have given her a cat-like and creepy appearance. It was rumored that she did this to her face to win back her ex-husband. She failed at doing that but succeeded at making her self look older and less desirable.
Pete Burns Pete Burns is a native of Cheshire, England and famous in the UK for being the lead singer for the eighties band Dead or Alive. The band’s best known song is their hit “You Spin Me Round.” In his early years, Burns was a discernibly a man though his appearance was very androgynous. As time went on Burns went under the knife to try to keep a youth appearance, but it did not turn out as well as he wanted. Burns now looks like an old ventriloquist doll. He has stated that he will continue having plastic surgery despite a botched nose job that left him unable to even wear sunglasses evenly.
Reena Roy Reena Roy was a Hindi film actress. She started a career in acting in her early teens. Her career started of slow with unpopular films, but slowly and surely she began to gain popularity in the Bollywood film industry. Her beauty helped her land leading roles in films like Vishwanath, Kalicharan, and Nagin. Reena stopped making films when she married cricket player Mohsin Khan. The two would not last. With no real reason to stay in shape Reena let her self go and put on a few pounds.
Pamela Anderson Pamela Anderson was once the most desirable woman on television. Hailing form Canada, Anderson started her career as a model when she was spotted at a soccer game in Vancouver wearing a Labatt’s Beer t-shirt. She went on to do Playboy and was the talk of the town for her big breast implants. Most people will recognize her for her role on the hit television show Baywatch. Anderson has stayed active, but her looks are not what they used to be. Plastic surgery and age are not helping her keep the fresh face and tight body she once had.
Keith Richards Another member of The Rolling Stones makes the list for being an ugly old guy. Keith Richards, a native of England is an original member of the iconic band. Richards wrote songs for the band, played guitar, piano and assisted with vocals. As a young rock star, he was not bad looking. Now he is an eye sore.
Bridgette Bardot Bridgette Bardot was a French singer, actress and fashion model. She was gorgeous in her youth and was considered a sex symbol in the 50’s and 60’s. Her acting career took off after she starred in 16 routine comedy films. Throughout her career she starred in 47 films and recorded over 60 songs. Bardot is 81 years old and she looks every bit of it. There is no trace of the sex symbol she used to be.
Brigitte Nielsen Brigitte Nielsen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an actress, model and singer. She is known for appearing in films like Red Sonja, Rocky IV, and Beverly Hills Cop II. She has been married an outstanding five times. Nielsen also dealt with alcohol problems. Though she sobered up the excessive drinking had done its damage to her physical appearance. She thought plastic surgery could help, but once again it did not.
Boy George Boy George was born George Alan O’Dowd, in Kent, England. Boy George is one of the more flamboyant acts to come from the UK. His androgynous image caught the attention of many fans and non-fans. In the 80’s Boy George was struggling with a heroine addiction and with other drugs which led to legal troubles. He is now clean but he looks horrible.
Sinead O’Connor Sinead O’Connor is an Irish singer and songwriter. She was a free spirit with a bold soul. Her most famous song is “Nothing Compares 2 U,” which was originally written and composed by Prince. She has caused some controversy during her career with her strong views on religion, women’s rights, war and child abuse. Sinead is still performing and still holds on to her viewpoints, but her appearance has changed. She put on a lot of weight and she no longer has a really short hair cut, but even the hair can’t hide what age as done to her.
Nicole Kidman Australian native, Nicole Kidman is a actress and film producer. Her acting career took off in the late 80’s. In the 90’s she became a house hold name, starring in movies such as, Far Away and Batman Forever. One of her best and most talked about performances came in 2001, in the musical Moulin Rouge. Kidman has not been in any major film releases lately but she has been doing independent film work. That may be due to her diminishing looks.
Paul McCartney Paul McCartney was never the most attractive guy to look at but old age makes that even more evident. Paul is a songwriter, singer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and one of the two last remaining members of The Beatles. Paul was the bassist and wrote song along side John Lennon for the group. Living through what he has, it may take a toll on you. His face tells the story of a man who has had his fair share of up’s and down’s.