20 Famous Folks Who Were Once Cheerleaders

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Tonight is the premiere of The CW’s new show “Hellcats,” which is based on the book Cheer!: Inside The Secret World of College Cheerleaders written by The Frisky’s own Kate Torgovnick. To get you pumped up and ready to shake your pom-poms, we’ve been bringing you cheer-related content all week. Enjoy, and make sure to watch tonight at 9 p.m. (EST).

There are certain famous folks who it’s easy to believe were once cheerleaders—for example Halle Berry, Dakota Fanning, and Sandra Bullock. But did you know that Samuel L. Jackson once wielded a megaphone, as did Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Read on for more former cheerleaders who now run—or at least entertain—the world.

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