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What are some of the most pathetic ways a celeb tried to regain relevance?

I mean mainly washed up has-beens but you can include any celeb that did something cringy just for attention.

by Anonymousreply 11806/17/2021

They appeared on Love Boat, Fantasy Island and Battle of the Network Stars.

by Anonymousreply 106/04/2021

"Dancing" With The "Stars".

by Anonymousreply 206/04/2021

transitioning

- Bruce Jenner

by Anonymousreply 306/04/2021

Coming out as gay

by Anonymousreply 406/04/2021

Hinting at bombshell stories about producers abusing child actors, but never delivering.

by Anonymousreply 506/04/2021

Jennifer Lawrence marrying that chauvinist art gallery director. What is it like three pap strolls per week in the Daily Mail? They look miserable together.

by Anonymousreply 606/04/2021

"Coming out" as queer, non-binary, bisexual, etc. but NOT gay.

by Anonymousreply 706/04/2021

Adopting children.

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by Anonymousreply 806/04/2021

Kevin Spacey recently blending his enforced retreat with that experienced by millions in lockdown. 'I've suffered this in my way just like all you ordinary people, so we're sort of in this together' being the none-too subtle subtext.

by Anonymousreply 906/04/2021

Jussie Smollett

by Anonymousreply 1006/04/2021

@r8, Adopting children they really don't want is the cruelest form of attention grabbing I can think of

by Anonymousreply 1106/04/2021

Getting elected President in an attempt to destroy democracy.

by Anonymousreply 1206/04/2021

"Reuniting" with your bloated, alcoholic, stripper-loving ex from almost 20 years ago, and having the media push this as THE romance of the century.

by Anonymousreply 1306/04/2021

Dating Ben Affleck

by Anonymousreply 1406/04/2021

R6 where do you hear he's a chauvinist?

by Anonymousreply 1506/04/2021

Yelling a lot about sugar free muffins.

by Anonymousreply 1606/04/2021

Instagram

by Anonymousreply 1706/04/2021

R2 relevant video

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by Anonymousreply 1806/04/2021

Tweeting videos of themselves refusing to follow CDC guidelines.

by Anonymousreply 1906/04/2021

Cameo

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by Anonymousreply 2006/04/2021

Ashton Kutcher speaking to Congress on human trafficking.

by Anonymousreply 2106/04/2021

Showing my tits for the 19,000th time.

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by Anonymousreply 2206/04/2021

R7 So bi people shouldn't come out? Even when they are dating the person of the same sex? Only gay people should? Good to know.

by Anonymousreply 2306/04/2021

*stares at Madonna's tits*

Yep, still gay.

by Anonymousreply 2406/04/2021

I could regale you for hours.

And will if given half a chance.

by Anonymousreply 2506/04/2021

A cooking show once the acting jobs dry up.

by Anonymousreply 2606/04/2021

Appearing in the Friends reunion when you never appeared in any of the 200+ episodes.

by Anonymousreply 2706/04/2021

What a stupid thread. Celebrities do no such thing!

by Anonymousreply 2806/04/2021

Selling Tupperware!

by Anonymousreply 2906/04/2021

Spouting outrageous horrific lies and profiting from it. Then TOURING on it.

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by Anonymousreply 3006/04/2021

Church pap walks with messy looking children .

by Anonymousreply 3106/04/2021

Post threads about themselves on Datalounge.

by Anonymousreply 3206/04/2021

Twerking at the Oscars.

by Anonymousreply 3306/04/2021

This fucking shit

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by Anonymousreply 3406/04/2021

I fought the fuck back!

by Anonymousreply 3506/04/2021

The Drew Barrymore Show

by Anonymousreply 3606/04/2021

Running for president. Thanks, Ronnie!

by Anonymousreply 3706/04/2021

This goddamned fucking cunt.

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by Anonymousreply 3806/04/2021

Talking up your young child’s gender identity issues.

by Anonymousreply 3906/04/2021

Instagram live chats with politicians. Nothing reveals their ignorance more.

by Anonymousreply 4006/04/2021

Dancing with the stars...that masked singer show...celebrity big brother.

by Anonymousreply 4106/04/2021

Ah yes, and these oldies, celebrity wife swap. celebrity marriage/family boot camp.

by Anonymousreply 4206/04/2021

Accusing the new in-laws of being racists .

by Anonymousreply 4306/04/2021

The British Monarchy practically invented racism for fucks sake.

by Anonymousreply 4406/04/2021

Announcing new pronouns.

by Anonymousreply 4506/04/2021

Twerking.

by Anonymousreply 4606/04/2021

DaButt. daButt.

by Anonymousreply 4706/04/2021

Ethel Merman’s disco turn.

by Anonymousreply 4806/04/2021

Murder.

by Anonymousreply 4906/04/2021

Pose nude for Playboy

by Anonymousreply 5006/04/2021

Launch a fourth sitcom at age 75 years old.

by Anonymousreply 5106/04/2021

He thought "Life With Lucy" took place in a prison.

by Anonymousreply 5206/04/2021

Get a show on Food Network.

by Anonymousreply 5306/04/2021

OnlyFans

by Anonymousreply 5406/04/2021

Talk about mental illness and mental health. Make the topic all about your own privileged lifestyle. Also, confuse others by equating your own inability to cope with life events or normal feelings of distress with mental health disorders.

by Anonymousreply 5506/04/2021

This

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by Anonymousreply 5606/04/2021

Claim election was stolen for you.

by Anonymousreply 5706/04/2021

Madonna; her acquisition of four African children and her constant attempts to affirm she is forever young and beautiful and desirable. She does this by showing off her aging face and tits and ass.

by Anonymousreply 5806/04/2021

^^^ from you

by Anonymousreply 5906/04/2021

A podcast with your lying wife.

by Anonymousreply 6006/04/2021

Stevie Nicks getting slut dropped by Harry Styles.

by Anonymousreply 6106/04/2021

I AM big! It's the GOVERNMENT that got small!

by Anonymousreply 6206/04/2021

Do something tasteful, stunning and brave.

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by Anonymousreply 6306/04/2021

YouTube channel. Have the acting jobs dried up for Brie Larson because apparently this is all she does now?

by Anonymousreply 6406/04/2021

R63 is she reversing?

by Anonymousreply 6506/04/2021

R10 wins. Jussie Smollrtt owns this thread.

by Anonymousreply 6606/04/2021

For me, existing.

by Anonymousreply 6706/04/2021

No one ever mentions "Circus Of The Stars" (which as a gayling I looked forward to every year), but then again, they would only cast then-current performers & personalities.

by Anonymousreply 6806/04/2021

Marie “The Body” McDonald faking her own kidnapping.

by Anonymousreply 6906/04/2021

Sex Tape Fakes Pap Walks Cameo Adding new things to your PTSD inducing incident ‘before I was famous’ to garner more sympathy Anything JHo does to prove she’s “desired sexually” Being (fake) assaulted due to your race (Jussie we’re looking at you and your Louis Vuitton Noose)

by Anonymousreply 7006/04/2021

A late-night drive from Biloxi to New Orleans.

by Anonymousreply 7106/04/2021

R71, uh, "wins".

by Anonymousreply 7206/04/2021

Posting a photo on your Instagram that looks like you're taking a dump in a field

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by Anonymousreply 7306/04/2021

Bringing out a “tell all” autobiography.

As soon as they do that, you know they’re one step from the trash pile.

My favorite example is “When All the Laughter Died in Sorrow,” the tell-all by that football player that liked to expose himself to little girls. Almost hilarious....

by Anonymousreply 7406/04/2021

Accidental dick pics

by Anonymousreply 7506/04/2021

I have to admit the phrase "washed-up has-been" made me laugh, but then I felt compassion. So I just refer you to IMDB and the latest unfortunate Oscar disaster and something about "twerking." Rather sad, those desperate attention grabs and stunt casting, although I know that for some it's the only way to cling to the business.

by Anonymousreply 7606/04/2021

M sucking and fucking her way to an oscar.

by Anonymousreply 7706/04/2021

Posting would-be thirst trap photos with their legs spread wide apart on Instagram.

by Anonymousreply 7806/04/2021

Here's my brother's winning formula: Reality show with family, then Dancing With the Stars, followed by facial tattoos and culminating with homemade porn.

by Anonymousreply 7906/04/2021

"Accidentally" getting caught making out or holding hands with another celebrity on a boat, in a pool, on a beach or all of the above in the same year.

by Anonymousreply 8006/04/2021

Obsessively posting on Instagram to the point that your social media manager has to move into your house for months during lockdown.

by Anonymousreply 8106/04/2021

Having your miscarriage captured in tasteful b&w and hitting the jackpot when the photographer captured a single tear glistening, mid-roll, on your great big fat cheek.

by Anonymousreply 8206/04/2021

Thanks for sharing that appalling clip, R56. What a bizarre slice of the 70s that was. Between the costumes, the dance moves, and the song itself, I felt second-hand embarrassment just watching every poor soul involved.

by Anonymousreply 8306/04/2021

Ye gods, R73! That reminds me of a Neanderthal representation from a dusty small town museum exhibit. And I fucking laughed out loud.

by Anonymousreply 8406/04/2021

Trans their kids

by Anonymousreply 8506/05/2021

I don't know what you could be referring to, OP. Who on earth would ever stoop that low and resort to such desperate behavior? A superstar like me has never had to do anything that vulgar, thank God.

Besides I am far too busy to have any time for desperate publicity stunts. Take today for instance. I've got a nude photoshoot outdoors followed by a four hour sex session with my husband. Then I'll be working on the sequel to my Broadway smash "The Blonde in the Thunderbird" and then selling my bowel movements and used tampons on QVC. I am so busy I haven't even been able to return calls from John Ritter's widow who has been begging me to forgive John.

by Anonymousreply 8606/05/2021

Aging leading man or action hero teams up with wildly popular hot young rising star. Both benefit - the old one from gaining audiences, the young one from legitimizing their career by working with a critically acclaimed legend.

Too many examples to name, but here are a few:

Newman and Cruise

Fonda and López

Fonda and Lohan

Brando and Pacino

Streep and Hathaway

Davis and Baxter

Willis and Cavill

and...

Swanson and Holden , in a film that actually addressed the subject.

by Anonymousreply 8706/05/2021

There could be a whole thread made about the subject in r87

by Anonymousreply 8806/05/2021

Join forces with J.C. Penny

by Anonymousreply 8906/05/2021

Pretending to be a sex crazed cannibal Daddy.

by Anonymousreply 9006/05/2021

New Kids on the Block trying to go gangsta Rap:

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by Anonymousreply 9106/05/2021

Make a vagina scented candle. By the way, they explode in their own box.

by Anonymousreply 9206/05/2021

R60, you know it!

by Anonymousreply 9306/05/2021

Times Up. I could get behind Me Too but Times Up was just an excuse for these old hags to get relevant again after the roles dried up and the checks stopped coming.

by Anonymousreply 9406/05/2021

Paying to be in the Daily Mail every single day.

by Anonymousreply 9506/05/2021

Only the first one, R77. And no fucking.

I suppose you never heard what Sally Field did to get the second one.

And you, R77, let it be known what YOU would do for an Oscar. But no one wanted it, dear.

Pity.

by Anonymousreply 9606/05/2021

Become a conservative and become a FOX News regular.

by Anonymousreply 9706/05/2021

Take a picture of what’s inside your pantry.

Take a picture of the Port Authority Bus Station wall.

Take a trip to Cabo.

Make an ass of yourself on a boat in Capri.

by Anonymousreply 9806/05/2021

Plastic surgery.

It never looks good.

You'll always be a monster now.

You are disgusting.

by Anonymousreply 9906/05/2021

Oh, I dunno, maybe constantly returning to increasingly gamy and beefy, deliberately impromptu nude photo layouts in weeds and highway ditches?! Girl's gotta eat and hold onto that spotlight..

by Anonymousreply 10006/05/2021

Suzanne at R100, you seem to be our most popular choice on this thread.

by Anonymousreply 10106/06/2021

Whoever said doing Cameo was absolutely right. The lowest of the low

by Anonymousreply 10206/06/2021

Put your 8th grade education to use by taking a year off from acting to fix democracy. Also, run into the middle of the street and scream with joy after Biden wins the election.

by Anonymousreply 10306/09/2021

become a DJ

by Anonymousreply 10406/09/2021

Marrying a beard.

by Anonymousreply 10506/09/2021

getting lap band surgery

by Anonymousreply 10606/09/2021

Vanilla Ice's home improvement show

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by Anonymousreply 10706/09/2021

Hosting a game show.

by Anonymousreply 10806/17/2021

Dying. I know my backup girls Flo and Mary both tried it in a desperate attempt to get publicity.

by Anonymousreply 10906/17/2021

[quote]What are some of the most pathetic ways a celeb tried to regain relevance?

When I read OP's thread title two names immediately came to my mind. Caitlin Jenner just even being alive and Tom Hiddleston because of that repulsive Taylor Swift thing.

by Anonymousreply 11006/17/2021

A ‘Friends’ reunion…….

by Anonymousreply 11106/17/2021

Good one R111.

by Anonymousreply 11206/17/2021

Boxing matches.

by Anonymousreply 11306/17/2021

R97 - good one. Yep - going on Fox and saying they are speaking out for the repressed majority of conservatives in Hollywood. And that they'll probably suffer in their career because of it.

Nah honey, no one has checked for you in over 10 years. THIS is your only career option left.

by Anonymousreply 11406/17/2021

Trying to get on Oprah like that John Legend's wife

by Anonymousreply 11506/17/2021

I haven't been trending in a while. Who should I tell the world I was raped by today?

by Anonymousreply 11606/17/2021

Your beloved horse dies, your dogs are dognapped, you have PTSD, you have Fibromyalgia, yada, yada, yada....

by Anonymousreply 11706/17/2021

I would say a lifestyle brand, but some of those bitches make big bucks that way. Look at Jessica Simpson, who's a billion times more successful and the face of a shoe brand than she ever was as an entertainer.

by Anonymousreply 11806/17/2021
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