Chris Carter shot to fame, after creating the series 'X Files', but his path to success wasn't an easy one to navigate.
The creator experienced numerous knock backs while mastering the series, but he isn't the first - and won't be the last - star to have their ideas criticised.
Over the years, plenty of people in the entertainment industry have been told they'd amount to nothing, only to go on and achieve huge success.
If anything, Chris is in good company.
Take a look at these 15 books, films and TV shows, that were initially rejected...