Macaulay Culkin is evolving before our eyes. The cherubic boy face is transforming -- as if by magic. No -- we're getting ahead of ourselves. He's just doing what is natural -- growing up. But how hard is it for us to swallow a maturing Culkin?
Mac won us over when he stormed the spotlight and stole our hearts as Kevin Macallister in Home Alone--the movie that catapulted him into instant celebrity and fame.
Brace yourself. Our newly modified Mac is redefining himself, taking on very grown-up roles--like Michael Alig--notorious club kid of New York 'Nineties fame with a penchant for designer drugs and a taste for self destruction.
If you can just get beyond his molten puppy dog eyes and infinitely puckered-for-kissing lips, you're ready to take on the challenge of taking Culkin seriously. Think about it - he was a famous child actor who achieved instant fame at a very early age, had some issues with his parents involvement with his money, got married (and divorced) at a very early age--but the kicker is--he did all this yet managed to avoid spiraling into any form of drug dependency or having a tabloid TV show bare any skeletons from his closet.
We consider this a triumph. He's just hunky dory, as far as we're concerned. Watch Mac go. We're pretty confident this is part two of a beautiful career.