Edward Furlong, franchise child star terminatorwas seen on the streets of New York in the midst of a rare public appearance.
The 45-year-old man was photographed by the paparazzi in a city coffee shop looking scruffy dressed in a black suit, white dress shirt and ill-fitting black tie, as well as with a shabby figure and gaunt face. He was captured alone and with a distracted attitude.
Edward was a huge teen star in the 1990s with his debut in Terminator 2: Judgment Day What John Connorbeside Arnold Schwarzenegger.
In its glory years it was believed that it would be a new Leonardo DiCaprio due to his talent and even physical attractiveness, but due to his drug problems and violent personality, he was unable to keep his career high as expected.
Furlong had an unexpected debut in the acting industry of Hollywood at a young age after being discovered by the casting director of Terminator 2.
Apparently the casting director, Mali Finnsaw him at a place called the Pasadena Boy Club and immediately suggested he go to the casting for the film.
After his debut, when he turned 13, the young actor drew attention for becoming romantically involved with his 26-year-old tutor. jackie domwho accused him years later of domestic abuse, threats, violent outbursts, verbal abuse, and unlawful attacks.
The scandals of the young promise of the cinema did not stop there, on the contrary, they were beginning. When he was 23 years old he was admitted to a rehabilitation clinic due to the consumption of addictive substances such as heroin and cocaine; however, the confinement did not help him as he continued with his addiction for years.
“I was a heroin and cocaine addict. It was really scary,” the actor said in an interview with People.
“Essentially, I overdosed on drugs. I had a contract and that always put me off, ”he revealed to Forbes referring to the fact that he was fired from the Terminator franchise due to his addiction and also his violent behavioral tendencies.
In the next few years his career was cut short by another series of controversies. In 2009 he began the process of divorce from his wife, Rachel Bellawho alleged in the lawsuit that the child they had together had given positive for cocaine because of Furlong.
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In 2013, he served time in jail for violating the restraining order that was placed on him after his divorce. Bella herself stated in a lawsuit: “She grabbed me, bruised me, pushed me. She left messages saying that she would hire people to come and beat me with chains and bats. She is smoking cocaine and using other drugs. It’s very unpredictable.”
His addictions and violent personality led the actor to go bankrupt financially. In an interview with the Daily Mail He said that his problems originated from his debut in the cinema at a young age and that he had no one to take care of him during those moments of international success.
Although he did several low-key jobs until the early 2000s, his career did not take off. In 2019 his name appeared again in the film of Terminator: Dark Fatehowever, he did not act directly as his face was digitally inserted into a surrogate.
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