Originally Posted by bmulls
Watch the ESPN documentary "The Marinovich Project". It's about Todd Marinovich, USC QB who played in the pros for a few years. His dad basically trained him from birth to be a QB, kid was a monster in high school and college and went into the pros with Andrew Luck type hype. Eventually though he had so many mental issues he wound up with addiction problems and was out of the league in a few years.
Same thing kind of with Michael Jackson. Kids raised to be something special can make it, but a lot of times they end up so fcked in the head they can't truly enjoy it.
I haven't seen the documentary but I have read about Marinovich and this isn't really the same thing.
His father was a psycho.