Scary Macaulay Culkin skinny photos landed on the Net this week, sparking concern the former child star could be seriously ill, anorexic or abusing drugs. Despite his extremely gaunt appearance, however, a rep for the “Home Alone” star says the 31-year-old is healthy and totally okay.
In the Macaulay Culkin skinny photos, the ‘Party Monster” star appears severely gaunt, with hollowed-out cheeks and a skeletal look to his face and neck. The rest of the former child actor’s body is covered from head to toe, including his wrists and part of his hands.
Adding to his worrisome look, Culkin appears scruffy and somewhat unkempt. All together, the young man who only a year ago looked years younger than his age now looks at least a decade older, if not more.
Despite his rather frightening appearance, a rep for Macaulay CulkinÂ says there is nothing wrong with him and there is no drug problem. â€œMacaulay Culkin is in perfectly good health,â€ his rep, Michelle Bega, said. â€œFor any media outlet to speculate otherwise is reckless, thoughtless and destructive.â€
Speculation that CulkinÂ might have a drug issue is not totally without merit. In 2004, Culkin was arrested for possession of marijuana and illegal prescription drugs. Rumors of drug and alcohol abuse have plagued the former child star. In addition, gossip has it that Culkin has suffered from “emotional issues” since his 8-year relationship with Hollywood starlet Mila Kunis ended in 2010.