25 Famous People In A (Way) Different Light

It's one thing to watch a movie and not recognize a famous celebrity under pounds of makeup. It's another thing entirely when they look all normal and crap.
25 Famous People In A (Way) Different Light

Celebrities spend a lot of time cultivating a look. Branding is important, or at least that's that marketing department sent around in a memo last week. We think, anyway, we…uh…definitely opened that email. 

Anyway, it's one thing to watch a movie and not recognize a famous celebrity under pounds of makeup. It's another thing entirely when they walk around looking like the rest of us normies and they look entirely different to what you're used to seeing. Movies aren't real, our therapists keep insisting as we talk loudly over them. But they're right! Trust us, Elvira or a pre-beard Che Guevara might be hot enough to get noticed at parties, but not turn heads the way their famous alter-egos do.

Our readers compiled a list of famous people whose names conjure up a perfect mental image in your head, and yet don't look a thing like that. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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