Naomi Campbell

False Restarts and Career Hiccups

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Not every change of tack will take you to a better place. These celebs show you just how hard it is to restart.

We’re forever reading about people who have completely altered their lives and gone on to find success. But for these celebs the exact opposite was true, perhaps because they’d already found their true calling in the first place. 

Michael Jordan

The legend called time on basketball in 1993 and slummed it in the minor leagues for a while. He was back in the NBA in 1995.

 Frankie Muniz

The Malcolm in the Middle star went from actor to pro racing driver in 2005. No checkered flags, but he won an award for sportsmanship.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

One of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century, he felt a calling to be a teacher. Five tough years later he was back philosophizing - logically enough. 

“Life is never easy.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Naomi Campbell

The top model tried to start a music career, but her debut album flopped. Listen to it and you’ll know why:

Love and Tears from Campbell’s debut album Baby Woman (1995).

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