From the Back Cover
Get down and dirty with the most celebrated Hollywood rebels without a cause in this must-have guide for every pop-culture vulture
Which hunky Baldwin brother has a tendency to go ballistic? Which legendary rebel was known as "the human ashtray" throughout L.A.'s S&M clubs? Can you count (not on one hand) the number of times Robert Downey Jr. has been sent to the slammer? It's tough to keep track of the many escapades and misadventures of Tinseltown's baddest boys. But with Hollywood Bad Boys, celebrity watchers can easily follow the fascinating stories of the screen's most infamous rascals and rogues over many decades.
Providing a provocative look into the wild lives of seventy of Hollywood's hellions, both past and present from Tupac to Pee-wee, Elvis to Mickey, Hugh Grant to Howard Hughes Hollywood expert and author James Robert Parish tells all.
Inside you'll find:
-A convenient, alphabetical arrangement that makes finding your favorite bad boy a piece of cake
-Rare, black-and-white photos of the baddest of the bad
-Individual minibios on the sinful stars, revealing their often troubled childhoods and charting their collision courses with fame . . . and infamy
Whether probing Tinseltown's sordid past for forgotten facts or making sense of today's famous freewheelers, Hollywood Bad Boys assembles for the first time the amazing scandals and outrageous shenanigans of the celebrated men who indulge their desires without restraint from the most notorious to simply the naughtiest.
About the Author
James Robert Parish, a former entertainment reporter, publicist, and book-series editor, is the author of more than one hundred published major biographies and reference books of the entertainment industry, including Jet Li, Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell's Story, and The Hollywood Book of Death (also available from Contemporary Books). He appears frequently as an expert on television and cable documentaries and biographies about the entertainment industry. He resides in Studio City, California.