Its true she has been arrested for drugs and that she is estranged from her family.
Amanda's mother also shared photos of her daughter from her better moments in time.
At age 14 she starred alongside River Phoenix and Ethan Hawke in the sci-fi fantasy Explorers, which was both boys' film debuts.
There were many celebrities there as well…She was so sweet and so down to earth.
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She switched between blonde and brunette hair throughout the years, and appeared to have two black eyes in her 2003 photo.
For her work on Life she won the Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Drama Series prize at the 1988 Young Artists Awards.