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05/21/2013 02:33 pm ET

Celebrities Who Sought Emancipation From Their Parents

Rumors recently circulated that 14-year-old Jaden Smith was hoping to be emancipated from his folks. And while both dad Will Smith and Jaden himself confirmed that the teen would not be leaving home just yet, the incident reminded us of all the celebrities who did choose to break away from their families.

For a variety of reasons -- most commonly financial scuffles and the need to bypass child labor laws that restrict minors from working long hours -- the following stars sought emancipation from their parents.

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Emancipated Celebrities

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