This weekend, Danny Thompson will take to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah and try to break the speed record for a piston-engine car, a record his father broke in 1960.
Mickey Thompson did not want his son to die in a race car and would not let him compete as a kid. But it was all Danny wanted to do.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
While the world of celebrities is filled with stories of those who lost their battles against addiction, not all celebrity addictions have an unhappy ending. Here's a look at some stars who have fought addictions and won.