Back on Top: 25 Best Celebrity Comebacks
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Eddie Murphy may have been down, but he certainly wasn’t there for long.

After a string of duds at the box office, the iconic comedian is back to riding the wave of success with “Tower Heist,” the #2 film of the week. He’s also returning to stand-up by hosting the 2012 Oscars.

Like Whitney Houston or Michael Jackson, Murphy has gone from the highest point of his career, to the bottom, and back into the spotlight, stronger and wiser.

They say a little adversity builds character. Take a look at 25 celebs who have faced tons of drama, and still came back with a vengeance to revive their careers. 


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