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15 Celebs Whose Wildest Dreams Actually Came True

"Never underestimate your power to manifest your dreams..."

1. Dove Cameron tweeted about wanting to play Bubbles in a live-action Powerpuff Girls movie way back in 2013:

I really just want to play Bubbles in a live-action Power Puff Girls movie.

Twitter: @DoveCameron

This year, she was cast as Bubbles in the CW's upcoming live-action series:

2. Similarly, Simu Liu put this tweet out into the Marvel universe back in 2018:

OK @Marvel, are we gonna talk or what #ShangChi

Twitter: @SimuLiu

Just about six months later, it was announced that he'd be playing the role in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which finally comes out in September:

Twitter: @SimuLiu

3. Emma Roberts shared this pic from when she was 7, with the caption, "Never underestimate your power to manifest your dreams ladies..."

Of course, she eventually appeared in Scream 4 in 2011:

Emma Roberts in Scream 4
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4. Dan Levy jokingly tweeted after a fan shared a funny pic of his Schitt's Creek character, David:

This face better win me an Emmy because it’s definitely not winning me a date.

Twitter: @danjlevy

Lo and behold, it absolutely DID win him an Emmy — plus two more Emmys for writing and directing:

Frank Ockenfels / ABC via Getty Images

5. Just...everything about this two-year gap in tweets from Lil Nas X:

good job twitter

Twitter: @LilNasX

6. Lizzo spoke to ET about manifesting being at the VMAs the year that Missy Elliott got the Vanguard Award...and she was!

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"I always told myself that, and the fact that that actually happened means that dreams really do come true and you can actually manifest your reality,” she said.

7. Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Melissa Fumero had a crush on the guy in Mariah Carey's 1997 "Honey" music video back when she was 13 or 14...

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...that guy happens to be David Fumero, whom she married in 2007! They dated for two months before Melissa even realized that he was her dream guy from the video.

8. In 2013, Tom Holland was asked what superhero he would want to play, and he said this:

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Of course, the reboot of the reboot was fast-tracked, and he started playing the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in 2016 — 3 years later, instead of 10:


9. Demi Lovato tweeted about singing the national anthem at a Super Bowl one day all the way back in 2010:

One day, I'm gonna sing the national anthem at a super bowl. Onnnee dayyy....

Twitter: @ddlovato

And here they are, singing the national anthem at the Super Bowl in 2020:

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10. In a 2018 interview, Katherine Schwarzenegger was asked to choose between Chris Pratt, Chris Evans, or Chris Hemsworth. While she first said Chris Evans, she quickly changed her answer to this…

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…a year later in 2019 they announced their engagement:

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11. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes had this delightful tweet in 2013:

I bet it feels amazing to be the quarterback who says "I'm going to Disney World" after winning the Super Bowl #Qbs

Twitter: @PatrickMahomes

And here it is ~literally~ coming true in 2020:

"Something I've wanted to say my whole life... I'm going to Disney World!" @PatrickMahomes is heading to the Magic Kingdom 🙌

Twitter: @NFLonFOX

12. In 2014, Joe Manganiello was asked by People about his ideal woman, and he said Sofía Vergara...

Larry Busacca / NBCU Photo Bank / NBCUniversal via Getty Images to now, and the pair has been married since 2015:

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13. Lili Reinhart said "in my dreams" about going to the Met Gala in 2017:

She proceeded to attend both the 2018 and 2019 Met Galas:

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14. In an interview with W Magazine, Jodie Turner-Smith said this about her first celeb crush:

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ICYMI, she's now married to Joshua Jackson, who played Pacey — and they have a daughter together!

15. And in her audition for Disney Channel, Selena Gomez joked about how she and her friend would always play around with glowsticks and draw the iconic Mickey Mouse logo:


This, obviously, came true many times over:

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