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Celebrities are complicated, and their paths to success are just inherently interesting. Here's a broad collection of fascinating, lesser-known facts about famous people. They may not pave your path to stardom of your own, but they'll perk up your conversation game the next time there's a lull.

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Missy Elliott was bumped up two grades in school, because her IQ was super high. WANG She got so lonely, she decided to fail everything and get moved

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Before she was a superstar, Arlana rnde was known in the news as the 'BoCA Kia for getting struck by hockey BOCA KID GETS A PUCK pucks, AND not ICE o

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Before getting his big break, Jon Hamm worked as a set dresser for Cinemax soft-core- porn movies. Hesaid it was soul lcrushing. CRAGKEDOOM

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Sir Anthony Hopkins paints canvases that sell for up to $80,000. He paints four times a week, for hours and hours, and he's made more paintings than h

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Jon Stewart was a puppeteer. His puppet show aimed to teach kids how to behave towards disabled people. CRACKED COM

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CRACKEDOON Blur bassist Alex James used his rockstar money to become an -winning cheesemaker. ALEXJAMES NO:2 XJAMES NO. NO. BLUE FARLEIGH WALLOP MONDA

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