Beware: The Celebrity Meltdown

Demi Moore is the latest star to have a public and life-threatening meltdown.
3:05 | 01/27/12

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Fame and misfortune and dramatic newly released 911 call from do meet -- home Monday night. It -- the actors was -- false and after smoking something while some report. Her inhaling nitrous oxide -- with pizza party drug typically use by teens. Her marriage ending her health worrying. Demi Moore seems to be on that sadly familiar path to celebrity breakdown museums and David Wright. -- what they're so let's get a policy. Another celebrity cry for help. Okay she'd smoke that is something it nightmare a lot of credit and similar -- that -- -- it can't. Angie -- I think having goaltender at the door hit you with person just -- actually in the other room. This is the frantic 911 call from Demi -- Beverly Hills estate. Released today by the Los Angeles fire department. Right now she'll wait yes well -- semi conscious and barely out case you break it -- she -- -- And she -- -- on. Keep -- thank. According to the DMZ web site more overdosed on -- whip its small canisters of nitrous oxide. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Laughing gas like did use at the dentist. Radar online reports she was smoking something called K -- spice. She's done this or I don't nowadays couldn't come up between that broke out there -- now. Doctor -- Probably doesn't know demean Moorer he says he seemed these symptoms and countless other Hollywood stars -- the reckless use of substances the medical consequences and there seems to an overlay of of narcissus. He needs. To use of fame to fill an internal emptiness staying young being club he says more appears to have hit rock bottom after her recent break up with Ashton Kutcher. She was hospitalized for 24 hours for exhaustion. Now released and reportedly headed to rehab. Is -- -- Meanwhile paparazzi caught up with her acts as he left a Brazilian nightclub in the company of a leggy blonde. Former gossip columnist -- -- is author of the -- celebrity. For -- dealing with -- of arsonists break -- especially from a man was much younger and also less mature himself. She's dealing with that's like a thirteen year off -- she's hardly the first big name celebrity to struggle with private demons in the public guy. In fact he's got plenty of company. What went through your. Knowing that this happened to me more what went through my head was here we're gonna lose another one -- we're not careful I hope she gets proper care. Presumably more is struggling with different demons than say Britney Spears spears shaved her head and then. Wielded a Green umbrella like a weapon and an unwelcome photographer all of it really goes under the rubric of our -- I rumored as a month Demi Moore has a daughter closer in age to Ashton Kutcher and she -- -- Rumors of abusing prescription drugs importantly at a wrong treatment for -- -- sometimes. As an appetite suppressing reports in the tabloids she's use drugs and possibly surgery and her struggle to keep looking and feeling young. Trying to hang on to something that keeps slipping away from all of us. They give it went to mean more played Molly in ghost Ashton Kutcher was -- sixth grader in Iowa twelve years old. The generation gap almost as hard to bridge. I've always. As the hereafter was for her character in ghost. To me was an amazing actress but I'm using lies in the past happens is invested the past six years of her life. Into being -- pitcher's wife and that's evident by her Twitter -- which became. And mrs. Kutcher. So it's really no surprise she has struggled with -- self image. She told Harper's bizarre quote. I would say what scares me is that I'm gonna ultimately find out at the end of my life that I'm really not lovable but I'm not worthy of being loved. That there's something fundamentally. Wrong with -- When -- -- national together -- this is not a good idea. When people are two different places in their life -- it doesn't doesn't tend to work out issues -- to -- herself really this was going to be her solution younger male. For Demi Moore this must surely have been a cry for help. Lebanese lived their lives seeking adoration. Of their fans and because they are so insecure and narcissistic they need to know that they're getting that loved -- the -- Question is will she get the answers she's looking for. I'm David Wright for Nightline in home.

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