Former Child Stars Who Are Now Raging Conservatives

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Why so many?

It's got to be that either they came from that sort of background--people who want to deprive certain segments of rights are often the kind of folk who push their kids into show biz.

Or that when the fame fell, these ex supernovas became desperate and sought some meaning to stay afloat, often finding solace in God (or Rush Limbaugh) and the oppressions that only He can seem to foster.

In any case, a datalounge.com thread talks about this very topic, listing the following kids-turned-conservatives-or-fundies.


Shirley Temple

Kirk Cameron

Danny Bonaduce

Rick Schroder

Scott Baio

Willie Aames

Lisa Whelchel

Rick Segall

Jack Wild

Candace Cameron

Keith Thibodeaux

Lance Kerwin

And there are more.

Yikes.

If you see a former child star, don't ask for their autograph.

Ask them to produce their tax forms!



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31 comments
jamespaulobrien
jamespaulobrien

It's interesting how so many times that those on the left who are the kings of preaching "tolerance" are so absolutely intolerant of anyone not liberal. 

jorgepapo26
jorgepapo26

Shirley Temple! Sad Case considering she´s beloved by the gay community. What are you talking about fsilver, some conservative corporations don´t even pay taxes.

fsilber
fsilber

Conservative are more likely to be honest in their tax returns.  It's the people who plan to evade taxes anyway that don't mind higher tax rates.

BeNice
BeNice

You judge them, yet how many of them have you actually sat down and held a conversation with?  Someone has to be the hero here by helping to end the media- and current administration-promoted 'war' between conservatives and liberals. I am a moderate who sees good and bad on BOTH sides.  My reason for ultimately being a conservative?  i believe in small government and that there is a burden on EACH of us to support the needs of those in our communities and beyond.  I also believe in the rights of ALL people as long as it doesn't take unfairly from another group.  We need to be wary of those who demand rights . . . but, don't want to truly earn them.  My personal experiences have taught me that those who make such demands for consideration are often the last- if ever- to give it.  I believe in loving my neighbor as myself . . . and treating others as I want to be treated . . . with respect and dignity.  So, I'm not a perfect fit for either any party.  However, my desire for a smaller government puts me more on the conservative side.  How do you know that many of the celebrities you named don't feel the same as me?  Judge not or you will be judged.  Just be mindful of the individual person . . . and be FAIR.  

commenting
commenting

Even for the VillageVoice - an organization which has never regarded reasonable ethics as a barrier to a story - the editorial surrounding this click-trap is weak and childish. Why the Voice, which depends on the First Amendment, feels it makes sense to attack people who don't follow the Voice's narrow (and failing) editorial direction is puzzling - unless you were near deadline and needed something else on the site through which people might click. I know the Voice has lost a lot of talented people of late - how's the business model working these days, huh? - but never was it clearer that the talent pool has gotten desperately shallow than with this article. Keep up the good work! 

bobbybubblesjr
bobbybubblesjr

never heard of this michael mustof  before.........i just saw his promo on cnn......he looks like pee wee herman!    watch for him daily on the hershey highway doing his thang!

bobbybubblesjr
bobbybubblesjr

why no mention of buckwheat, alfalfa, spanky, rin tin tin, lassie and mighty mouse????? 

bobbybubblesjr
bobbybubblesjr

WHAT DID jeffry dalmer, ted bundy, john wayne gacy, the night stalker, green river killer, charles manson, jack the ripper, count dracula and adolph hitler all have in common????

they all watched nbc and msnbc on a regular basis,  the voted liberal democratic and loved reading  michael musto!     

Not_A_Libtard
Not_A_Libtard

I surmise that the reason is that most liberal child stars died of drug overdoses. 

Brawny71
Brawny71

Charlie Korsmo, who was in one of my all-time favorite films (and The best Oscar-snibbed movie of 1990), Men Don;'t Leave,  is sadly now a card-carrying Repuglican and teaches at a midwestern college.  And whack-job Shannen Doherty aid the pledge of allegiance at that 1992 hatefest known as the GOP convention--in which Pat Buchanan was a headliner.

Luap
Luap

B actors have 2 become conservative to save what little bread they got left

Michael MrWickey Thompson
Michael MrWickey Thompson

Does it really piss you off so much that a few 'childstars' didn't fall for the Hollyweird Libtard kooloaide? They 'went to the "darkside" as you call it? Is there something wrong with free thought and freedom of choice? You, sir are the raging maniac.

Dan Vukelich Jr.
Dan Vukelich Jr.

You're only perpetuating the polarizing mentality thats hurting this country by posting an article like this. At least if you're going to call it the "dark side" use examples of why they're so bad à la Kirk Cameron is a crazy anti-abortionist. Just because they're conservative doesn't make them bad. Grow up and publish something worth reading.

latenitebump
latenitebump

oh my god! i´m lighting my crackpipe, now!

monsieurpatric
monsieurpatric

Soleil Moon-Frye, the one-trick "Punky Brewster" and her half-brotherhalf-trick Meeno Peluce of the original "Amityville Horror" are acolytes of L.A.'s scientology world.  Sure adore their Jason Lee.

Dmusee
Dmusee

@mikeymusto Next: #SNL cast members from the '86-'91 years. #atleastthreerwnjs

jackson30
jackson30

At least one person on the list vices men in parking lots.

bethesda
bethesda

Kirk looks like such a  pasty, screwed up closet case.

jackson30
jackson30

That Cameron family is so fucked up. And Lisa Whelchel makes me sick.

jack_1515
jack_1515

@Michael MrWickey Thompson Can you produce a complete list of the political persuasions of every major child star to support your position or do you just have Rush Limbo's arm up your @$$?

bobbybubblesjr
bobbybubblesjr

@latenitebump smoking that crackpipe wont help anything!    when i get down and feel life is a drag......only one thing gets me outta the gloom and doom mood.......

a bag of those orange elephant peanuts and a cold buttermilk enema!    works everytime!

fionalefey
fionalefey

@markbrandt

I knew Jack and not only was he not a conservativehe was a britishcitizenuntil he died in 2006.

jack_1515
jack_1515

@markbrandt Dead and English, and never discussed politics publically, let alone American politics.

eric.nelson745
eric.nelson745 topcommenter

 @bethesda Yeah. Has-been in The Biz and has-been in the looks dept. Not cute, not even.

jcmiller3000
jcmiller3000

@jack_1515 Can you produce a complete list of the political persuasions of every major child star to support your position or do you just have Martin Bashir's arm up your @$$?

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