Floyd Mayweather is not the only undefeated champion. Father Time is as well. Let’s face it. He eventually kicks all of our asses. The question is whether he does it with a steel toe Timberland boot or a fuzzy house slipper. Here are five women that Father Time took a boot to and mudhole stomped them.
5. Lil’ Kim
At one point, the Queen Bee was the hottest rap act coming out of Brooklyn (during Jay-Z’s “retirement”). She was Nicki Minaj before Nicki Minaj. A sex icon, a legitimately good rapper and hit singles all over the charts. Then, like most artists, the person in the mirror caused her downfall. She goes to jail for a year after being convicted for conspiracy and perjury, threw constant shade at Nicki for years and so many damn face lifts I've lost count. Now she is working on her new album tentatively titled Black Widow. Too little, too late. Nobody cares.
4. Britney Spears
The Queen of Pop in the 90s and early 2000s. You could not go five minutes without hearing one of her songs. She was actually uniquely (and by uniquely I mean weirdly) hot in her day. The stresses of fame and family misfortune took their toll. Drugs and treatment centers and bad music and that infamous head-shaving. Now, she is trying to resurface rocking a dress she has no business wearing. She needs to immediately fire her makeup artist, also.
3. Keyshia Cole
Cole emerged on the scene with a damn good debut album, The Way It Is, in 2005. She followed up her Platinum selling debut with another Platinum release Just Like You. Keyshia had singles all over the charts. People made fun of her gap, but who cares when those same people are singing your songs? In 2010, she had her son with then-NBA player Daniel Gibson and things were never the same. Her next three albums would fail to reach Gold (500,000 copies sold) plus she had internal strife in her personal and business relationships. The 35 year-old has reportedly joined the cast of Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood, a show that employs other celebrity fall offs like Ray J and Soulja Boy
2. Jennifer Lopez
Not to diminish her very distinguished career, but let’s face the facts. She is 47 in an industry that is constantly looking for the next fresh, young face. There are only so many shows that one can be a talent judge on. So how do you make headlines? By seemingly manufacturing a romance with the hottest Hip-Hop star. Her “relationship” with Drake, which has reportedly “fizzled out”, was a clear and desperate cry for attention. She is starring in NBC’s “Shades of Blue”, but nobody watches it. Lopez is far from her glory days as Jenny On The Block.
1 Mariah Carey
Did you know she dropped an album in 2014? No? Me neither. Did you care? No? Me neither. Her decline has been as ugly as Kanye’s latest hairdo. She had a divorce with Nick Cannon, where it looks like Nick came out better than she did, her voice went into the toilet because of all those cigarettes she smokes and she has had quite a few wardrobe “malfunctions” recently. Don’t forget about that pathetic New Year’s Eve performance. Here you go, Mariah. A one-way ticket to Fall Off City.
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