a few years ago, the celebrity trend was to have a baby bump:

and then, you were only cool if you had your very own mug shot:

which, of course, lead to the awesome trend of admitting your faults and checking into rehab:


but now, it seems, the only way to be truly cool in the celebrity world is to not be a part of this world – ala this article.

Apparently, sometimes it’s easier to manage one’s career when they no longer exist.