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Surprising Celebrity Connections…

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FATHER AND DAUGHTER

You’ve seen Bryce Dallas Howard as Victoria in last year’s “Eclipse” or in her breakout role as Ivy in “The Village.” Perhaps you didn’t realize her father is Ron Howard.

Celebrities Real Names….

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Nicki Minaj/Onika Tanya Maraj

Surprising Celebrity Connections…

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COUSINS

Actors Rip Torn and Sissy Spacek are first cousins; the former helped the latter get her start into the film biz by helping her enroll in Strasberg’s Actors Studio in New York.

What Celebrities Did Before They Were Famous…

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Rene Russo

The gorgeous actress once helped support her single mother by working as an inspector on a factory line at an eyeglass company.
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Halle Berry

Before heading to Chicago to pursue a modeling career, the beauty queen became the first African-American Miss World entrant in 1968, though Miss Trinidad and Tobago snagged the crown.
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Adrien Brody

As a young boy, the acclaimed actor made quite a few bucks as a magician working birthday parties.

Celebrities You Didn’t Know were African American…..

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Darnell Martin was the first African American woman to write and direct a film for a major Hollywood studio in 1994 with her production “ I Like It Like That.” It was known to little, however, that Martin was born to a Irish-American mother and a African American father.

Surprising Celebrity Connections…

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COUSINS

By now, we all know that actress Kyra Sedgwick was the cousin once removed of Edie Sedgwick, Andy Warhol’s muse and Factory girl who met a tragic early death at age 28. The Sedgwicks came from a long line of distinguished people, including Judge Theodore Sedgwick and Ellery Sedgwick, owner and editor of The Atlantic Monthly.

Did You Know She Appeared Nude?

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Reese Witherspoon in ‘Twilight’

In 1998, the Academy Award winner went topless in the thriller “Twilight.” But since becoming a mom, she says that nudity is probably off the table for her.

“I’ve always been choosing roles knowing that I have a daughter and I have a responsibility to her and to the world to be representing women of strength,”

Celebrities Real Names….

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Lorde/Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O’Connor

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P!ink/Alecia Moore

Surprising Celebrity Connections…

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BROTHER AND SISTER

Joan Cusack and her brother, John.

A Health Tip from the TV show “The Doctors.”

Eat four walnuts a day. An Italian study found that eating just a few walnuts a day may significantly increase your blood levels of essential fatty acids and reduce your risk of stroke. Increasing your intake of walnuts can improve the function of your blood vessels, reduce your LDL (“bad” cholesterol) levels, and relieve systemic inflammation. Be sure to choose raw and unsalted, and try to find organic.

I never knew this! Let’s all eat a few Walnuts today!

Surprising Celebrity Connections…

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BROTHERS

Actors and brothers William Baldwin, Stephen Baldwin, Alec Baldwin and Daniel Baldwin are living proof that talent really can run in the family

Did You Know She Appeared Nude?

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Lisa Vanderpump

Lisa is best known as the sarcastic British cast member on the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” But before she found fame on the Bravo series, Vanderpump acted in several TV shows and movies, such as 1978’s “Killer’s Moon.” For the flick, the reality star appeared topless.

She was previously an actress?I thought these were just ” Housewives”

Celebrities You Didn’t Know were African American…..

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Dwayne Johnson just couldn’t be as fine without a little mix in his DNA, right? Johnson is actually part black and part Samoan.

Surprising Celebrity Connections…

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HIGH SCHOOL PALS

Robert Pattinson and Tom Sturridge were classmates at The Harrodian School in London. The pair became good friends and are still close today. They’re also pals with fellow actor, Andrew Garfield.

Celebrities You Didn’t Know were African American…..

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Meghan Mackle has her biracial roots to thank for that stunning bone structure. That’s right, the “Suits” actress has an African American mother and a white father.

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