With the recent/hard-to-ignore news that Paris Hilton was busted for cocaine possession in Las Vegas, Lindsay Lohan recently spent time in prison for substance-related issues and Lady Gaga has admitted cocaine use, it begs an obvious question. Why do these ladies with seemingly everything in the world -- fame, beauty and fortune -- still become entangled in drugs and alcohol?

Unfortunately, the life of a famous young woman is more complicated than simply cocktail parties and movie premieres. Let's look at some factors which play into why these ladies have faced a torrential storm of problems and why their chances of avoiding similar troubles in the future is lower than you would hope.