- Being a celebrity can have its drawbacks
- Many stars have been victims of crime due to their status
- Here are the stories of five celebrities who were once kidnapped
Sounds great right? Now let's combine that with also being famous for being on TV or the movies, being a music star or for being among the richest people in the world. When the whole world knows that you have money, you become more familiar with danger, and that's exactly what happened to these five celebrities who were once kidnapped.
These stars know what it means to be afraid
Even the most famous among us can fall victims to organized crime. Here is the story of five celebrities who were once taken against their will. Let's go all the way back to the 1970s, starting with one the lesser-known names on our list: John Paul Getty III.
He may not be the most famous face you've seen, but he is the grandson of the billionaire by the same name who in 1973 was one of the richest men in the world! A plan was devised to kidnap the 16-year-old and demand $17 million for his release, but surprisingly, his grandfather did not believe them...
Watch the video above to learn more!