Celebrities Who Used to Be Cheerleaders

Megan Fox was not only a cheerleader for Morningside Academy, she also played one in the 2009 film, Jennifer’s Body.

It doesn’t surprise us at all that Kelly Ripa was once a cheerleader at Eastern Regional High School in Camden County, New Jersey.

“I became a cheerleader so I could travel to all of the places the team went to meet women,” Samuel L. Jackson says.

Chrissy Teigen is the first one to admit she was a mediocre cheerleader at Snohomish High School.

“I was a cheerleader and I don’t like it when people say it’s not a sport,” Jennifer Lawrence says.

Before she joined Bachelor nation and won a trophy on Dancing with the Stars, Melissa Rycroft got her start as a part of the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders.

While it might be hard to imagine Michael Douglas as a cheerleader, he was a part of the team at his prep school, Choate.

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