When we think of actors, we think of people who seem to be born for that perfect role that made them famous. It doesn’t necessarily has to be one role, but one perfect role is the minimum requirement. And the same goes for singers and other celebrities.
We, the fans, don’t tend to show interest in what’s behind the public face of our favorite celebrities. And even if we do, we’re always interested in the nasty and paparazzi stuff. For some reason, we simply don’t want to imagine our favorite celebrities as normal people.
But the truth is different. In reality, they were just like us at some point in life. They had jobs, and some of them had a pretty interesting past.
Stay tuned and you’ll find out facts that are hard to believe about your favorite celebrities.
One of the most interesting actors coming from the old-school era. He could act as a calm and wise gentleman, but he can also act as a terrifying bad guy. But that is something that most us know. However, did you know that Christopher Wallken was a lion timer time before he got famous? As a teenager (age 16) he worked as a lion tamer in a circus during the summer.
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Denzel Washington’s finger falls out of place from time to time.
This is not really a secret, and Denzel discussed the issue during one of his interviews. But the subject is not so popular if you’re not a fan of falling fingers. Denzel broke his finger as a child while playing basketball.
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A song devoted to Scarlett Johansson
This isn’t a surprise at all. Scarlett is simply a breathtaking woman, and it’s only logical that someone would devote a song to her. But that someone is Katy Perry and the song is “I Kissed a Girl.” According to Kathy Perry, she saw Scarlett on a magazine cover and fell in love with her smile.
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Musician, Christopher Lee
The Saruman from Lord of The Rings is secretly a musician as well. Lee recorded his first album at the age of 88! But what about the genre? Was is classical music, country, or maybe a soft rock? Nope, Christopher Lee was a metal head!
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Kate Middleton and Prince William
They are a beautiful couple indeed. Something like a Disney store that came to life. They had a beautiful wedding, and that’s not the surprising part. The wedding was watched by 2 billion people via live streams, and this number has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records.
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Oprah “Orpah” Winfrey
Plenty of people change their names because of show business. But Oprah is not Oprah because of a business decision, but because of a typo. Oprah’s real name is Orpah Gail Winfrey and she’s only known as Oprah today because of a simple typo.
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Benedict Cumberbatch was kidnapped in South Africa.
Dr. Strange wasn’t in a position to bargain when he was kidnapped in South Africa along with few of his friends. The criminals were after their car, but Benedict and his friends were part of the runaway for some time. The criminals threw them away soon after.
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Steve Buscemi helped search for survivors after 9/11.
Steve is a great actor and a great human being. He used to work as a firefighter before he got famous, and he used his experience when 9/11 happened. He also helped during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
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A birthday card for Robert Downey Jr.
Tons of birthday cards are bought and delivered every day. But Robert Downey Jr. received one from his Chinese fans signed by 5,339.
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Dwayne Johnson’s selfie record
We’re all guilty when it comes to selfies, and we all have our own records. But The Rock took a mind-blowing 105 selfies in three minutes, and it’s not what you think. This wasn’t a contest or a TV show challenge. The record was broken during the San Andreas film premiere in London, and Dwayne took the selfies with the fans.
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Shakira is a Facebook Queen
Wow, you just got 100 likes on your picture. Or maybe 500 likes on some funny gif you’ve just posted. Well, that’s cute. Shakira, the first person in the world to get 100 million likes on Facebook!
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