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42 Celebrities You Will Never See The Same Way After Reading These 42 Facts About Them

Matthew Perry's half finger. Whew.

1. In 1978, Tim Allen was arrested for possession of 1.4 pounds of cocaine and was sent to jail for two years.

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2. Kim Kardashian West's first marriage happened when she was 19. She was married to Damon Thomas for four years.

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3. Matthew Perry lost part of his middle finger in a car door.

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4. Madonna originally wanted to perform with and kiss Jennifer Lopez during the 2003 VMAs.

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5. Ryan Gosling almost was/could have been in the Backstreet Boys.

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Ryan told Celebuzz: "When I was doing the Mickey Mouse Club, we were living in the same place as that guy A.J. from the Backstreet Boys. They were just forming that band, so he was saying how big they were going to be — and he had a poster of them in his house. We were like, it’s never going to happen. Didn’t they already do that with New Kids? You’re a little late. Cut to…I was wrong.”

6. Before Friends, Jennifer Aniston turned down being a cast member on Saturday Night Live.

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7. When Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling were in the Mickey Mouse Club, Justin's mom was Ryan's legal guardian.

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8. Channing Tatum played a bartender in Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" music video. He made $400 for the role.

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9. Ashton Kutcher's real name is Christopher.

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Christopher Kutcher.

10. Kanye West used to work at Gap.

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11. In 2006, Brandy was in a car accident that killed a woman.

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12. Before going solo, Britney Spears was in an all-female group called Innosense.


They were supposed to be an American version of the Spice Girls.

13. Soon after moving to New York City, Madonna worked at a Dunkin' Donuts. She was fired after one week for messing with the jelly machine.

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14. Growing up, Eva Mendes wanted to be a nun but changed her mind when she found out they didn't make any money.

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15. Tom Cruise went to seminary school as a boy. He could have been a priest.

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16. One of David Bowie's eyes was permanently dilated.

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He got in a fight when he was 15.

17. Bill Murray was arrested when he was 20 for trying to bring 10 pounds of marijuana on a plane.

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18. Tyra Banks has a dolphin phobia.

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19. Targeting Lady Gaga, who attended NYU, a group of students started a "Stefani Germanotta, you will never be famous" Facebook group.


20. Matthew Broderick was convicted of careless driving in a car accident where two people died.

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21. Ryan Cabrera has a tattoo of Ryan Gosling's face on his leg.

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22. Nicolas Cage once did mushrooms with his cat.

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He told David Letterman: "He ate them voraciously. It was like catnip to him. So I thought, What the heck; I'd better do it with him."

23. When Jennifer Lawrence was in middle school, she looked exactly like Justin Timberlake.

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24. Dennis Rodman has 28 siblings.

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25. Kobe Bryant speaks fluent Italian.

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26. Rob Lowe is deaf in his right ear.

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27. Martha Stewart started out as a fashion model.

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28. Matthew McConaughey has a phobia of revolving doors.

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29. Leonardo DiCaprio's mom was looking at a Leonardo da Vinci painting in a museum in Italy when Leo first kicked. That's why he's named Leonardo.

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30. Jaleel White is the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog.

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31. Tom Cruise has an asymmetrical face.

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32. In a Reddit AMA, Joe Jonas revealed he lost his virginity to Ashley Greene. She responded with this Instagram:

33. Snoop Dogg and Brandy are first cousins.

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34. Jonah Hill had to go to the hospital for bronchitis while filming Wolf of Wall Street. For seven months he was snorting vitamin D (almost) daily, pretending it was cocaine.

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35. Katy Perry used to keep a lock of Taylor Swift's and Miley Cyrus's hair in her purse.

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The three were sharing a dressing room during the Grammys, and for some reason Katy asked each of them for a lock of her hair.

36. Taylor has a framed picture of Kanye interrupting her in her living room. It's captioned: "Life is full of little interruptions."

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37. Will Smith's real name is Willard.

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38. Scarlett Johansson has a twin brother.

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39. Jamie Lee Curtis is Jake Gyllenhaal's godmother, and Jake is Heath Ledger's daughter's godfather.

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40. Stephen Baldwin has a Hannah Montana tattoo. Miley Cyrus, who was 15 at the time, told Stephen she would let him guest-star on the show if he got the tattoo. He got the tattoo...but never got a chance to guest-star on the show.

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41. Growing up, Katy Perry wasn't allowed to eat Lucky Charms cereal because luck was "linked to the devil." Her family also called deviled eggs "angel eggs."

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42. Michael J. Fox's middle name doesn't start with a "J." His middle name is actually Andrew.

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An earlier version of this post misstated the year Tim Allen was arrested, the year of Brandy's car accident, and Britney Spears' involvement with Innosense.

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