Burt Reynolds recovering after bankruptcy. People often believe that celebrities do not have problems like ordinary people. Fame and fortune cures everything. That often is not the case in real life. Florida’s Burt Reynolds shot to fame and fortune in Hollywood. The actor was once the biggest box office star in the world. He starred in one hit movie after another. His life seemed to be carefree. But his situation changed. He made a number of bad investments. He then divorced actress Loni Anderson. That divorce in 1993 left him in financial shambles. He was then forced to do what millions of Americans have had to do. Consult a knowledgeable bankruptcy lawyer for guidance. That led to a bankruptcy filing in 1996. That bankruptcy case did not close until 2007. His money problems continued. In 2011, his home in Florida faced foreclosure. That foreclosure case is still moving forward. Now the famous actor is having to sell off items to make ends meet. The actor is selling off his Golden Globe Award. He is also selling off a red jacket worn in “Smokey and the Bandit II. Those are just two of the hundreds of items that will be auctioned off. The auction will take place in Las Vegas on December 11th and 12th. This is truly a sad story. The really sad part is bankruptcy attorneys hear sad stories all the time. Job loss, divorce, medical bills, credit card bills, other tragic events. Any of these events force good people to seek help from a bankruptcy lawyer. There is no shame in admitting you need help. The bankruptcy code is there to help people in trouble. Do not be afraid to reach out to a bankruptcy lawyer for help. From everyday people to world famous actors, filing bankruptcy can be the solution to your problems.