While many celebrities lead polished, preened and perfected lifestyles in the public eye, it hasn't always been that way —after one Reddit thread revealed what 12 famous people were like when they were teenagers.
One member asked the question: "Redditors who went to high school with someone famous, who was it and what were they like before their fame?", to which the following claims (side note: Cosmopolitan is not verifying any of them as truth or fact) were made.
1. BLAKE LIVELY WAS 'PRETTY COOL'
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