Famous people who lied to get ahead in their careers
Find out who got caught in their not-so-little lies
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We’ve all gently elaborated on our skill sets once or twice to get a job—we’re looking at you, fake Excel users—and it’s not so different in Hollywood, though it is slightly more exciting. But in the entertainment industry, there’s a secret that most talent agents will tell their clients, which is to say that you can do any skill a producer or casting director might ask of you because if you land the job you can simply learn the skill later. You might be thinking that those lies could end disastrously, and indeed they have in many cases! But in others, those lies are why some of the celebrities we know and love found their way to fame.
To see which beloved stars lied to get ahead in their careers, click through.
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