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    Ashley Benson Reflected On Being A Six Chick In "13 Going On 30"

    "I cried my eyes out for days."

    One of my favorite fun facts about Ashley Benson is that she played a Six Chick in 2004's 13 Going on 30.

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    There's Ashley in the light pink and white polka-dotted shirt, and, yes — that's a young Brie Larson right next to her. THIS CAST.

    But she's never really talked about her experience working on the Jennifer Garner classic before she was famous — until now. Ashley stopped by the BuzzFeed office to share her "First Times" with us:

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    During the interview, Ashley was asked about her first memory of being a Six Chick in 13 Going On 30 — and she started laughing the minute she read the question:


    But her answer was pretty priceless and relatable: "Having to cut bangs...I cried my eyes out for days."

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    "I don’t know how to do my hair and I think I was 13 or 14 when I did that," she continued. "It was just really hard for me to make the bangs work, and then the growing out period was really awkward.”

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    Luckily, just like mine did after I chopped my own bangs in the 7th grade, Ashley's bangs DID grow out and the rest is history.

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    15 years later, not a bang in sight!

    If you love Ashley's style (bangs crisis and all!) check out her new sunglasses line with Prive Revaux.