It's always fascinating to discover what celebrities were like before they were famous. Were they shy and sweet, or were they ruthlessly ambitious from the beginning? Were they always destined for greatness, or did they stumble on success by accident? Thankfully, Internet users are here to pull back the curtain and share true stories from stars' exes. Reddit is littered with stories from celebrities' exes, and some are pretty juicy.
When celeb ex-boyfriends and celeb ex-girlfriends tell all, you might expect to hear tales of past dumb behavior. But more often than not, famous people really don't change that much. Some of them even ended up marrying their fans. From Tom Hanks to Deadmau5 and everyone in between, here are stories of celebrities before they were famous.
"My mom dated Tom Hanks for a little while in high school! Went to prom with him and everything. According to her, he's always been a super sweet guy, and he was a massive dork back then. Even made a marching kazoo band, which I think is absolutely beautiful."
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"My mother allegedly went on a few dates with Jeff Goldblum right after he was in The Fly, because she was a nurse taking care of his mother at a nursing home. She says he was weird and quirky, later saying that his neurotic personality in Jurassic Park was 100% spot on who he was in real life.
Later when he was back in Pittsburgh I met him due to my mother getting in touch with him. She was 100% correct. Super cool guy though.
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"I dated Brian Warner (AKA Marilyn Manson) before he was famous. He wrote me really bad poetry and drove a Fiero."
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"The mom of one of my friends I grew up with dated Jim Morrison before he went to school in California and started singing for The Doors. My friend's grandfather kicked Jim out of the house and forbid his daughter to see him again because he had long hair and rode a motorcycle."
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