It turns out that not all celebrities are famous forever. This lot now have real jobs and go to work like regular people, some by choice, others...not quite.
It’s sort of assumed that when a celebrity stops being famous they just retire to a celebrity island where they live out the rest of their days watching re-run of their old shows or living off royalties from that movie they starred in that one time. Who knew that they actually have to get real people jobs and go back to living like the rest of us when the acting work dries up? Mind. Blown.
Jonathan Bennett AKA Aaron Samuels is now a spinning instructor
Take Jonathan Bennett AKA Aaron Samuels from Mean Girls for instance. He may have been the object of desire for both Cady and Regina, but in real life Bennett is just your regular indoor cycling instructor. The former heartthrob works at an LA studio as a spinning class instructor, and has credited “group fitness” with helping him recover from the death of his mother. “I wanted to give back to the community and inspire others to be their best selves”, Bennett explained. Perhaps Lindsay Lohan could attend one of his classes.
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Despite Harold being remarkably amateurish, the concept is there, as you'd expect from a long-time Saturday Night Live veteran like director/co-writer T. Sean Shannon. A teenage kid named Harold has a bizarre case of early baldness and an attitude to match. He dresses horribly, walks with a hunched, old-man shuffle, and loves Murder, She Wrote. He's a cranky version of 14 Going on 74.
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Immediately, the music kicks in. The day-to-day sounds of the bustling town melt with Marc Shaiman's infectious doo-wop score and the camera swoops toward the modest bedroom of typical teen Tracy Turnblad, who is played to perfection by newcomer Nikky Blonsky. Another star is born. But though the angle may descend rapidly, Shankman's movie remains airborne for two full hours, bolstered by the incomparable high that accompanies the raucous joy of musical rebellion.
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