1. It all started with a girl group...
Dreamgirls: The Dreamettes, later known as The Dreams
Real Life: Destiny's Child
2. Clearly there can only Bee one star.
Dreamgirls: Deena Jones (Beyoncé's character in the movie)
Real Life: Beyoncé
3. After some "creative differences" the star of the group branches off to do more than just be part of a girl group
Dreamgirls: Deena goes off to model, record a solo album, and even star in movies.
Real Life: Beyoncé...DOES THE SAME DAMN THING! She has a wildly successful solo career, his a fashion icon, and stars in a movie.
4. She falls in love with an entrepreneur/producer/investor
Dreamgirls: Curtis Taylor Jr. played by Jamie Foxx, who starts his own record label, manages The Dreams and Deena's career.
Real Life: Jay Z, who's career is similar to Curtis'.
5. And out of betrayal they made some epic music.
Dreamgirls: Listen. Watch it here.
Real Life: Lemonade.