Your Favorite Female Pop Stars’ Worst Big Screen Debuts

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When it comes to music, these girls have it all. They can sing. They can dance. And they can act — err, wait a minute on the last one. Sadly, a powerful voice, a magnetic personality in interviews, or killer dance moves in music videos doesn’t mean a pop star has what it takes to be an actress. With practice, some do get better. But if their big screen debuts are any precursor, some of them better stick to their main gig and leave the acting to the professionals.

Check out the 10 worst big screen debuts from your favorite female pop stars, including Britney Spears, Rihanna, and Taylor Swift. (Oh yeah, the latter is making her return to the big screen in The Giver, co-starring Meryl Streep, in theaters this weekend.)

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Considers Himself a Feminist, Michael J. Fox Reacts To Robin Williams’ Parkinson’s Disease + More of Today’s First Dibs

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt says women are an “oppressed category” of people, Michael J. Fox publicly reacts to the news of Robin Williams‘ Parkinson’s disease, 19 Kids & Counting star Jessa Duggar is engaged, and more celebrity news you missed while you were sleeping.

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Get To Know Glee Co-Creator Brad Falchuk, The Man Who’s Consciously Coupling with Gwyneth Paltrow

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After splitting from husband Chris Martin back in March, Gwyneth Paltrow has officially moved on to Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk. The two met on the set of the long-running Fox series — in which Paltrow has played recurring character Holly Holliday since 2010 — and have recently taken their relationship to the next level, reportedly enjoying flirty dinners in L.A. and Utah getaways over the last four months. Read more…

Your Favorite Actresses Who Got Started as Video Vixens

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Let’s face it — every actor in Hollywood has to start somewhere. For some of your favorite actresses it means working the small screen as a video vixen. While it’s not uncommon for celebrities to lend their star power to music videos, several award-winning actresses’ first roles were music videos. At that time, they were just the featured extra or eye candy. For Angelina Jolie, that’s a long way away from her Oscar win for Best Supporting Actress in Girl, Interrupted in 2000. Back in 1993, she was the star of Meat Loaf’s video for “Rock ‘n’ Roll Dreams Come Through.”

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Thanks For Playing: The 8 Most Epic Game Show Struggles Of All Time

by (@JordanRuntagh)

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At one time or another, we’ve all shrieked at the TV when some bozo blows an easy question on a game show. Once indoor voices are resumed, we’re tempted to feel tremendous sympathy for these poor souls. It’s only natural to assume that intense pressure brought on by crowds, cameras, and cash has caused them to become a bundle of nerves and choke, right? Wrong.

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