Being renowned for your youthful indiscretions appears to be de rigeur these days. Drug use, casual sex, arrests or in general causing mayhem seems to look well on the C.V.’s of the famous. Perhaps there really is no such thing as bad publicity for those who are already in the limelight.
In this clip, we look at some celebrities who were expelled from school. It could be speculated that those of a creative bent are more likely to challenge authority and therefore run into conflict with their teachers. However, if this is true, then why do so many refuse to stand up and speak out on the most pressing social and political issues of the day? George Clooney got himself into trouble in recent times during a political protest but doesn’t make this list. So do some celebrities flare too early and run out of steam, whilst others are late bloomers?