We all know the story: child star or teen sensation makes it big,
earns a shed load of money and garners a whole lot of press attention. Then comes the impulsive spending and the weird, brattish behaviour and the inevitable reams of public diagnosis and misdiagnoses in the press. We’ve seen this happen time and again in the lives of Michael Jackson, Britany Spears and, more recently, Justin Bieber. However, is there any causation between money, fame and mental illness? Looking into the lives of these three troubled stars, we wondered if there’s a link between mental health, celebrity and erratic spending.