These male celebrities have proven that they can’t handle being with a woman who is more famous and successful than them. While some of them continue to try dating A list stars, others have totally given up, sticking to C and D list babes, which isn’t such a bad idea. Why can’t these guys handle really famous and super successful women? We have one theory – they just don’t have a strong enough ego for it. Many of these guys are obviously riddled with insecurities; however, some of the others don’t seem to have the same self-esteem problems. Here are 7 male celebrities who couldn’t handle being with women who are more famous and successful!
7. Nick Lachey
Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson weren’t especially famous before “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica;” however, once their reality TV show debuted, they were both propelled into super stardom, but she was the obvious breakout star. Over the course of two years, she parlayed her charms and talents into fashion, beauty, music and movies, while his career seemed to flounder. Some say that Lachey grew jealous of Simpson’s overwhelming success, which seemed to leave him in the dust.