By Emily Christianson, Whitney Friedlander, Jevon Phillips and Yvonne Villarreal, Times Staff Writers There is no shortage of sordid stories of privileged youth in Hollywood. From "Silver Spoons" to "Gossip Girl," the swaggering rich kid has become a staple of prime time -- not to mention what the advent of reality television has wrought. The weekend's opening of the movie adaptation of Nick McDonell's book "Twelve" takes another stab at the genre with its tale of image-obsessed and hard partying Upper East Siders (starring "Gossip Girl's" Chace Crawford, no less!). Here's a glimpse at some of our other favorite rich kids gone wild.
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