Mischa Barton's all grown up now, but that didn't happen without making plenty of mistakes!
In 2007, the former Marissa Cooper mirrored her troubled O.C. character with a trip to the slammer for a DUI and then proceeded to get thrown under a psych hold in El Lay two years later, but how does a young starlet who has it all suddenly go off the deep end?!
The I Will Follow You Into The Dark star revealed:
“We thought, ‘Work hard, play hard‘ … I was under enormous pressure. It was always, ‘She’s too skinny, she must be sick.’ Then it was, ‘She’s too big.’ I was never the right weight.”
Time and time again we've seen just how hard fame can be on the young and beautiful, but we're SO happy Mischa has pulled herself together to act again and run a successful boutique in London.
“I’ve learned a lot — I’m stronger now”
Like they say: "What doesn't kill you…"
If only her profound message could reach today's troubled stars before it's too late!
You go gurl!
P.S. CLICK HERE to see how the rest of The O.C. alum have changed over the years!
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