Stunned school! Long before they found fame, dozens of unexpected celebrities shared classes, and even dorm rooms.
prince william and eddie redmayne they walked the halls of Eton together in the ’90s.
“I was a friend at school,” the Academy Award winner told UK Loaded magazine in 2015 of his friendship with the Prince of Wales, noting that the two played rugby together. That same year, Redmayne admitted to Glamor that he “always felt a little sorry” for the prince “because everyone wanted to take on the future King of England. He took all the hits.”
While William’s brother prince harry he also attended Eton with the duo, it was at the University of St Andrews that William met the love of his life: princess kate.
“I turned bright red when I met you and ran away, feeling very shy to meet you,” the Princess of Wales later admitted to her husband-to-be during their 2010 engagement interview. William, for his part, “knew there was something very especially in” Kate the moment he met her, he recalled.
In addition to the royals, many of Hollywood’s elite also crossed paths earlier in life. Cameron Diaz and snoop dogFor example, he attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School in California at the same time. While the Charlie’s Angels actress recounted Jorge Lopez in 2011 that she remembered the “Gin and Juice” artist as “tall and skinny,” she later reminded the talk show host that same year that Diaz was “running with…all my little homemade cheerleaders” at that time. moment. Diaz, for her part, also recalled buying weed from the rapper.
Howard University, one of the largest HBCUs in the country, was once home to four A-listers at one time: anthony anderson,Taraji P. Henson, diddy and marlon wayans they all attended the historically black college at the same time. The Black-ish star graduated from Howard in May 2022, three decades after he dropped out of college over financial issues.
“To quote Biggie, ‘IT WAS ALL A DREAM!’” the Scary Movie 3 star wrote via social media alongside a photo of his diploma. Words cannot begin to describe the emotional roller coaster [sic] I am at this moment. It has literally been 30 years in the making. This spring I was finally able to complete the work to graduate Howard University with a BFA degree from the Chadwick A Boseman College of Fine Arts! Yesterday was a full circle moment. It is never too late! Things happen when they are supposed to happen!”
His classmate Henson was the commencement speaker.
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