12 Moments of Fame That Took Us by Surprise

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Celebrities pop up everywhere, but sometimes, we see them in unexpected places. Whether you noticed these moments or not, music and movie fans shared twelve times celebrities shocked us with their appearances and actions.

1. Katy Perry

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Not many people may know this, but much before all of her fame, Katy Perry went by Katy Hudson and was a Christian singer. Later on, she adopted the name Katy Perry, and the rest is history. Many Christian music listeners later discovered they were the same person and were shocked at the change in what she sang about.

2. Martin Luther King Jr. And Julia Roberts

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An interesting crossover: Julia Roberts’s family had been good friends with Martin Luther King Jr. With them being friends, MLK decided he would pay for the birth of Julia, all because her parents ran an acting school in Atlanta and accepted the King’s children in when no other school would.

3. Madonna and Michael Jackson

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During the 1991 Oscars, Madonna thought it would be a good idea to bring Michael Jackson as her date, a massive move in pop culture history. This was an exciting moment for movie fans since Madonna was considered the Queen of Pop, and Jackson was the King of Pop.

4. The Sopranos (2001)

Lady Gaga in The Sopranos (2001)
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In this TV series based around the mafia in New Jersey and New York, we see a familiar face in season three. During episode nine, the famous Lady Gaga appears as an extra in one of the scenes. While you may not recognize her since she was fifteen, she has a bit of acting under her belt.

5. Bill Murray — Zombieland (2009)

Bill Murray — Zombieland (2009)
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The notorious Bill Murray appears in Zombieland, playing himself pretending to be a zombie to survive the apocalypse. The offer for this role was originally offered to Joe Peci, but after he turned it down, Bill Murray quickly scooped it up.

6. The Jonas Brothers

Night at the Museum_ Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
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While you may not have thought they would sneak their way into a movie, the famous boy band snuck into the movie Night At The Museum 2. You may not notice where at first, but they have a cameo as Cupid statues.

7. Brad Pitt — Deadpool 2 (2018)

Deadpool 2 (2018)
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In the incredible sequel to the first Deadpool, Brad Pitt’s face is shown for only a second. He played an invisible superhero named the Vanisher, whose face is revealed to the audience after he is electrocuted.

8. Jimmy Buffet —Jurrasic World

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A great scene that fits Jimmy Buffet perfectly: the movie has him fleeing from dinosaurs with two margaritas in his hands. Buffet has been life-long friends with the director, who insisted on adding him to the film. He does not appear long, so you must catch him quickly.

9. Dennis Rodman — WWE

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People either love Dennis Rodman or hate him, and those feelings often have nothing to do with basketball. The famous Chicago Bull had appeared on WWE a few times, teaming up with Hulk Hogan. Rodman brought many fans to the WWE since the Bulls had been so famous, which ultimately helped everyone.

10. Jeff Bezos — Star Trek Beyond

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While you may not recognize him due to the alien head, Jeff Bezos is a lifelong Star Trek fan and has begged to be in the film for years. So yes, the third wealthiest man on the planet and the CEO of Amazon is a huge Star Trek fan.

11. Johnny Depp — 21 Jump Street (2012)

21 Jump Street (2012)
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Johnny Depp, most famous for the Pirates of The Caribbean movies, appears in 21 Jump Street. You may not recognize him since he plays an undercover cop who only reveals himself at the movie’s end. While he appears in the movie, he was also one of the original 1987 TV show’s stars.

12. Elon Musk — Iron Man 2 (2010)

Elon Musk — Iron Man 2 (2010)
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The prominent CEO of Tesla and Space X, Elon, appears in Iron Man for a brief scene. Musk has a business talk with Tony Stark (Robert Downy Jr.), and Stark even compliments Musk’s Merlin Engines, which are engines that Elon uses for his company, Space X.

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