20 Embarrassing Times Musicians Tried To Be Actors (And Vice Versa)

20 Embarrassing Times Musicians Tried To Be Actors (And Vice Versa)

It’s hard to be good at one particular art form. Sure, we as humans can enjoy multiple types of art as leisure or as a hobby, but to be a professional at it requires a combination of innate talent, hard work, and a lot of luck. Some folks, however, let their hubris tell them otherwise.

It takes a lot of time and effort to make it as an actor or a musician. It takes twice as much (if not more so) to be a talented professional at both. Most of the time, a famous actor going into music or a musician going into acting is going to fail. We mean, your Aunt Kathy is an amazing chef and has owned and operated her bakery for 20 years, but you’d probably question her if you thought she’d be a successful carpenter out of nowhere.

Here’s a list of some of the embarrassing times a musician decided to get into acting and the times actors decided that music was also their calling.

Rihanna

Musicians trying to be actors (and vice versa) Rihanna sank her acting career. The celebrated singer's biggest role was in the bombing Battleship movie, in which her performance was as soggy as her dialogue. To be fair, a movie based on a board game featuring pegs was likely to bomb with or without her. CRACKED.COM

Source: Insider

Scarlett Johansson

Actors trying to be musicians (and vice versa) Scarlett Johansson couldn't do a superhero landing on her album. The Marvel star released an album in 2008 titled Anywhere I Lay My Head. Critics didn't think much of Johannson's singing, with one calling her as capable as a karaoke enthusiast needs to be. CRACKED.COM

Source: Spin

Madonna

Musicians trying to be actors (and vice versa) Madonna's acting career got Swept Away. While it was far from being her first movie role, Madonna's acting career got shipwrecked after her performance in Swept Away was trashed. If that wasn't bad enough, the film caused another rift in her relationship with director (and then husband) Guy CRACKED.COM

Source: Yahoo

Jessica Simpson

Musicians trying to be actors (and vice versa) OPER Jessica Simpson didn't win Actor of the Month. The singer didn't accomplish much on screen, with her performance being panned on Employee of the Month, and her appearance in The Dukes of Hazzard being called a car wreck with boobs by a critic. CRACKED.COM

Sources: Variety, CNN

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