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What was school like for Tina Fey, Johnny Depp, Ryan Reynolds and other big stars?

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JOHNNY DEPP 'I felt the teachers were there to kill eight hours and get paid. I had more fun playing guitar. I was playing in a band in nightclubs at an early age, and that was an education.' Source: Playboy

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RYAN REYNOLDS 'I was one of those kids where all I wanted to do was gain weight. I was such a noodle. ... I used to buy clothes for school that would be the least distinctive and allow me to disappear.' Source: Jane

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CHRIS ROCK 'I was bused to school. It was very hard being bused to school. ... [It] meant I had to get up every morning at 6: 00 ... and compete with white kids that didn't have to wake up until 8:00.' Source: SNL

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TINA FEY 'I was a mean girl. I had a gift for coming up with the meanest possible thing to say in any situation. ... My friends and I didn't really date or go to cool parties, so we made jokes about those who did.' Source: CosmoGirl

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JIM CARREY 'My report card always said, "Jim finishes first and then disrupts the other students."' Source: Flixster

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HALLE BERRY 'I had a rough time. I was accused of stuffing the ballot box for my high school prom-queen election because they couldn't believe the only black girl in the school won.' Harper's Bazaar

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KRISTEN WIIG 'I probably lived more of a rock-star life when I was 15. I got in trouble a fair amount. I cared more about hanging out and skipping school than studying. Which I am not recommending teenagers do.' Source: Fooarchive

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SANDRA BULLOCK 'I was a cheerleader. Not a very good one in high school , but I did my best.' Source: MSNBC

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TRACY MORGAN 'I’m glad I dropped out of high school, man. I wouldn’t be where I’m at. I would have had a net. I’m glad I didn’t have anything to fall back on ... because that made me go for my dreams.' Source: New York Post

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LEONARDO DiCAPRIO 'I was entirely an unpopular student. I think teenage life is filled with narcissism and giant mood swings that are unnecessary and constantly inflating problems.' Source: Parade

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MATT DAMON 'I have hundreds of episodes from high school I'd love to replay - but a lot cooler. I was short - like 5 foot 2 until my junior year, so my sophomore year was terrifying.' Source: Entertainment Weekly

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MADONNA 'I never felt like I fit in at school. I wasn't a jock, I wasn't an intellectual. There was never a group I felt like I fit in with. I was a weirdo.' Source: MTV

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