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21 Facts You Didn't Know About "Pitch Perfect"

Get ready to be pitch-slapped with some mind-blowing information. Better hide those toners.

1. "Cups" was never supposed to be in the film.

2. A shower scene between Rebel Wilson and Adam DeVine got cut from the film.

3. Adam DeVine's girlfriend, Kelley Jakle, is a professional a capella singer.

4. "No Diggity" was never in the script.

5. Categories on the riff-off wheel included, Ugly Lead Singers, Songs Glee Ruined, and Overplayed Black Eyed Peas Songs.

6. Adam DeVine accidentally pegged a cameraman in the face with a burrito while shooting the gas station scene.

7. Any time Anna Kendrick sings alone in the film, she was singing live on set.

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Kendrick pulled a Les Mis telling Collider, "I think something is a little bit lost in the recording studio."

8. During the hot tub scene in the Treble House, a porno is playing on the TV in the background.

9. Say Anything was the original movie Anna Kendrick and Skylar Astin were supposed to watch, not The Breakfast Club.

10. The cast participated in a month-long singing/dancing boot camp.

11. Ester Dean, who performs "S&M," actually wrote the song for Rihanna as well.

12. The riff-off scene originally had 17 songs instead of eight.

13. The scene was also shot at 3 a.m. in an old, empty outdoor pool.

14. Amy Poehler and Kristen Wiig were considered for Elizabeth Banks' role.

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15. While Becca is at the college fair, students are playing Quidditch in the background.

16. The screenwriter actually asked Rebel to audition for the film through Facebook.

17. Aubrey's vomit is a nasty concoction of pineapple juice, tomato juice, and chicken noodle soup that apparently smelled like cheese.

18. "Vader" means "father" in Dutch, not German.

19. "Fat Amy" is based off of a nickname Amy Poehler used on herself while pregnant.

20. Every cast member had to successfully sing a song for their audition.

21. There is an "aca-innapropriate" blooper reel that includes cut jokes, and some not-so-PG-13 dialogue.

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