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Wayne Newton Court Appearance - Las Vegas, NV

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 01: Entertainer Wayne Newton appears during a court recess at court hearing at the Clark County Regional Justice Center on August 1, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Newton and developer Steve Kennedy have traded allegations of breach of contract, fraud, mismanagement, animal abuse and sexual harassment over a plan to turn the Casa de Shenandoah ranch into a tourist attraction. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

12 celebrities who went bankrupt

Apparently being rich, famous and successful isn't always that easy. Bad investments, drug habits, yacht maintenance...these things can add up. Many athletes, entrepreneurs, musicians and actors have found themselves buried in debt and forced to declare bankruptcy. Some recovered to once again become wealthy and powerful...while for others, bankruptcy was just another element in their post-fame collapses.