Justine Bateman on gaining fame from Family Ties and losing it just as fast

Justine Bateman on what it's like to gain fame quickly and then to lose it just as fast.
(Steven Meiers)
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Justine Bateman is best known for playing Mallory on Family Ties, and at the height of her success was on the cover of magazines, being nominated for Emmys and had thousands of fans. But as time went on, Bateman felt her fame start to disappear like "sand slipping through her fingers." Her new book Fame: The Hijacking of Reality follows the trajectory of her career, and explores how fame can change the way you interact with the world. Justine Bateman joins host Tom Power to talk about the book and take a look at how fame has evolved over the years.
 

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