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    Updated on Aug 16, 2019. Posted on Nov 11, 2017

    27 "Facts" We Learned About Celebrities From Just Their Wikipedia Pages

    Kim Kardashian has a production company named "Kimsaprincess Productions."

    Note: We hope you enjoy these "facts" as much as we do, but just to be clear, they are from Wikipedia, so they may not be entirely true.

    1. Growing up, Anna Faris often imagined her retainer speaking to her and would pretend she was on talk shows to discuss her "talking retainer."

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    2. Donald Glover was voted "Most Likely to Write for The Simpsons" in his high school yearbook.

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    He actually got his first job on 30 Rock because of a Simpsons spec script.

    3. Kit Harington was named after the 16th century poet Christopher Marlowe, whose nickname was — you guessed it — Kit!

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    4. In high school, Blake Lively was a cheerleader, a member of the school choir, and even her senior class president.

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    More extracurriculars than Serena van der Woodsen, that's for sure.

    5. Kim Kardashian has a production company named "Kimsaprincess Productions" that has only ever released a series of workout videos.

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    They're called Fit in Your Jeans by Friday btw.

    6. Even before Riverdale, Cole Sprouse loved comic books and even worked at the famous Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles.

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    7. Ellen DeGeneres is the 15th cousin of Kate Middleton.

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    8. And Meryl Streep is a descendant of William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania.

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    9. Idris Elba DJ'd in nightclubs under the name "Big Driis."

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    10. Beyoncé realized she wanted to be a singer while at a Michael Jackson concert when she was 5.

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    11. Kristen Bell once broke both her wrists at the same time playing street hockey.

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    Well that forking sucks.

    12. Taylor Swift modeled for Abercrombie & Fitch as part of their Rising Stars campaign.

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    13. Rihanna grew up selling clothes with her father on the streets of Bridgetown, Barbados.

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    14. Ryan Gosling performed in his uncle's Elvis Presley tribute band when he was younger.

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    15. Sterling K. Brown went by his middle name, Kelby, until he was 16.

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    16. Ryan Reynold's middle name is "Rodney."

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    17. Pink got her nickname from the character "Mr. Pink" in Reservoir Dogs.

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    18. In 2001, Lady Gaga played the role of "Mischievous Classmate" in an episode of The Sopranos.

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    19. Chance the Rapper's debut project, 10 Day, was released while he was suspended from school for possessing marijuana.

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    20. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's daughter Apple was the flower girl at Andrew Lincoln's wedding.

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    21. Leonardo DiCaprio spent part of his childhood in Germany and can speak both German and Italian.

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    22. Samuel L. Jackson initially majored in marine biology in college before switching to architecture and then drama.

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    23. Meanwhile, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson studied criminology and physiology.

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    He graduated with a degree in both subjects from the University of Miami.

    24. Mark Hamill got the role of Luke Skywalker after his friend Robert Englund, who played Freddy Krueger, recommended him for the role.

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    25. Selena Gomez was supposed to star in spinoffs of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and Lizzie McGuire.

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    26. John Krasinski made his stage debut as Daddy Warbucks in his sixth-grade production of Annie.

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    27. And finally, Kerry Washington learned how to dance from Jennifer Lopez. JLo would substitute teach at Kerry's dance school in NYC.

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