Demi Moore is the latest star to feel the strain, as her rep this week said she’s seeking help "to treat her exhaustion and improve her overall health. She looks forward to getting well and is grateful for the support of her family and friends
Perpetually-embattled Lindsay Lohan was hospitalized for exhaustion in in 2006, during the filming of the Garry Marshall film Georgia Rule. Of course, this incident served as a harbinger of dark days ahead for the red-headed damsel, as she’s still reporting to the court over the DUI she’d get the following year.
Justin Bieber’s girlfriend Selena Gomez was hospitalized in June 2011 after a taping of The Tonight Show after suffering from severe headache and nausea; Gomez later said she “was just very malnourished, so I was low on iron and exhausted.”
You Da One singer Rihanna took some time off with exhaustion–related symptoms in December 2011, following a canceled tour date in the UK.
Rehab singer Amy Winehouse took off some shows at the peak of her fame in 2007, with her reps using exhaustion excuse. The late singer would go on to tell the German magazine Stern she actually needed hospitalization after she overdosed on a lethal blend of heroin, ecstasy, cocaine and alcohol.
Ashlee Simpson was hospitalized in Japan 2005 linked to dehydration, bronchitis and “complete exhaustion” after she cut short a show in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora checked into rehab in the spring of 2011 for exhaustion-related issues. An insider told us at the time, “Richie recently has been drinking too much and wants to get his life together.”
Pop culture poster girl Lady Gaga took off some time in January 2010 for what she said was "a result of exhaustion and dehydration” related issues. She later tweeted: "I've been crying for hours, I feel like I let my fans down 2nite. An hour before the show, I was feeling dizzy and having trouble breathing,” she tweeted after missing a concert in Indiana with the symptoms.”
Detroit-based hitmaker Eminem nixed a European tour in the summer of 2005 with exhaustion-related issues; he later talked about his struggles with sleeping pills in his 2010 comeback album Relapse.
The pressure really got to viral video wonder Susan Boyle during her amazing 2009 run on Britain’s Got Talent. The I Dreamed A Dream singer, who finished second in the TV competition, checked into London’s Priory rehab facility following the show’s finale.
Rapper Bow Wow took off shows in Chicago and Cincinnati for exhaustion in December of 2007 while on tour with Chris Brown.
Spider-man stunner Kirsten Dunst checked into the Cirque Lodge rehab facility in 2008 as a result of exhaustion and mental issues. “I have experienced depression, Many people have. Mine was caused by a few things. I felt a lot of stress from all these different areas,” she’d later say.
New mom Mariah Carey faced some tough times in 2001, between the release of her flop Glitter and a bout with "extreme exhaustion.” She later wrote on her website: “What I'd like to do is just a take a little break or at least get one night of sleep without someone popping up about a video . . . All I really want is to just be me and that's what I should have done in the first place ... I don't say this much but guess what, I don't take care of myself."
I Will Always Love You Singer Whitney Houston took a trip to in October of 2011 after an incident on a plane in which she clashed with a flight attendant. Her reps later claimed exhaustion to explain the bizarre behavior.
The Kings of Leon abruptly cancelled a portion of their summer tour in 2011 when lead singer Caleb Followill was down due to exhaustion.
Celebrities Who Have Suffered From Exhaustion