Failed Celebrity Businesses (17 images)

Fame doesn't necessarily come along with business acumen, as these famous failed entrepreneurial efforts show. Even the biggest names and brightest stars can close their restaurant's doors and discontinue their fashion lines.
Updated: Sept. 16, 2011 at 3:37 PM
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In a collaboration with designer Te Casan in 2008, Portman hoped to present a line of shoes that in no way negatively impacted the lives of animals. Eventually though, the shoes proved dangerous to Te Casan's bottom line, and the line and its shops were all shut down within a year. UPI/Phil McCarten
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