Hollywood goes through “It Girls” the same way that most people go through socks. Every year, numerous girls are celebrated for having “it;” however, many of them – despite once being celebrated for their potential – are quickly forgotten. Some of these stars able to maintain some level of success but, for the most part, end up fading into oblivion. Do you want to know what happened to some of the “it” girls from the past few decades? Check out our list of these 7 former “It” girls whose careers totally fizzled.
7. Katie Holmes
Back in 1998, when Katie Holmes’ caught the world’s attention as the beautiful but lonely Joey Potter on “Dawson’s Creek,” she was instantly dubbed the “It Girl.” She was everywhere – on the cover of magazines including Seventeen, TV Guide and Rolling Stone and in movies like “Disturbing Behavior,” “Go” and “Wonder Boys.” Much like other “It Girls” on our list, Holmes didn’t really capitalize on her early success. After she landed the part of Rachel Dawes in “Batman Begins,” she married Tom Cruise and took a break from acting. It’s safe to say that her career will never be what it once was.Phil Stafford / Shutterstock.com