Celebrities Are Real Girls Too!
Underneath all the glitz and glam, your favorite TV celebrities have hopes, fears, anxieties, insecurities and embarrassing moments just like the rest of us. Here’s our roundup of quotes and anecdotes of your favorite female celebrities’ real-girl experiences!
Selena Gomez, “Wizards of Waverly Place”: “I want to be liked.”
“I was in fourth grade when a clique of girls really didn’t like me. I think it was because I was going into the entertainment business, and I was the odd one out. It did get me down. I’m sure it would get anyone down, having people make fun of you or dislike you. I was the kind of kid that wanted to be nice to everybody and wanted them to like me. I realized that, with the people you lose, you find your true friends. I had a huge group of friends, and I’ve lost probably all of them but three. But now that I have those three, those are the ones I know I can trust. It’s a blessing in disguise.”
Nicole Anderson, “Jonas L.A.”: “I get body-conscious.”
“I did gymnastics growing up, so I had a more muscular and manly looking body. I’d see my girl friends with their feminine figures, and I’d be like, ‘Why am I not hitting puberty right now?’ I had the man shoulders and the strong arms. Everyone is unique in their own way, and you have to not focus on the negative things, because it will just bring you down. You can’t look at someone and think, ‘Oh, I wish I looked like that.’”
Leighton Meester, “Gossip Girl”: “I feel pressured.”
“Something I dealt with when I was younger was the pressure of high school. If you’re a teenager, you have to decide what you want to do, where you want to go to college -- basically decide what to do for the rest of your life when you’re 17 or 18 years old. You really don’t know, and it’s so hard to tell. You’re kind of just coming into your own and growing up.”
Chelsea Staub, “Jonas L.A.”: “I have embarrassing moments.”
“I was in fourth-grade P.E., and we were playing baseball. My mom had just done the laundry, and I had jeans on. I didn’t know that some of my underwear was tucked into my pant leg. So as I was running the bases, it fell out. Of course, one of the guys was like, ‘What’s this? You dropped this!’ He held it up, and it was a pair of my teddy bear underwear. I was totally traumatized. It was the worst.