10 Shocking Things Stars Did When They Were Kids

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  • Solange Knowles
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10 Shocking Things Stars Did When They Were Kids

Testing boundaries is a rite of passge for young'ns at various stages of childhood and young adulthood. But in these digital days, when the youth sing about a summer fling, urinate in a restaurant's mop bucket (eww), or twerk in a unicorn costume (and on stage, and in a music video), it quickly goes viral. Thus "the village" in "it takes a village to raise a child" becomes an entire global Internet community. That can be daunting. Lest we condemn too harshly (or too permanently), let's take a moment to reflect on shocking moments from stars when they made questionable decisions in their youth (pre-Twitter), but bounced back.

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