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From Fresh Faced to Behind Bars—Amanda Bynes' Sad Downward Spiral

It’s hard to believe there was a time when Amanda Bynes was a bubbling teen star who had captured America’s heart.

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From her early days at Nickelodeon’s The Amanda Show to her hit movie Hairspray, it seemed she could do no wrong.

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But with her increasingly bizarre behavior, startling new looks, and now another arrest, Amanda is clearly on a dark downward spiral. Check out these photos of the rise and fall of the once promising actress.

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