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20 Celebrities Who Worked At Fast Food Restaurants

Brad Pitt used to dress up as El Pollo Loco Chicken!

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Barack Obama scooped ice cream at Baskin-Robbins’.

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“Rows and rows of rock-hard ice can be brutal on the wrists,” said the former president in a LinkedIn post about his first job.

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Madonna poured herself coffee in Times Square Dunkin ‘Donuts.

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According to a 2015 interview with Howard Stern, Madonna was fired shortly after she started work for allegedly injecting jelly on a client.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda worked at McDonald’s.

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The Hamilton creator even shared a retrospective photo of his McDonald’s nameplate on Twitter.

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Gwen Stefani mixed blizzards at Dairy Queen.

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The No Doubt singer made her first dollar working on the chain.

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Pharrell was fired from McDonald’s three times!

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“I was just good at eating the chicken nuggets,” Pharrell admitted to Seth Meyers. Years later, Pharrell co-produced the famous “I’m Lovin ‘It” jingle with Justin Timberlake.

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Brad Pitt perfected the role of El Pollo Loco’s mascot.

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The Oscar-winning actor not only disguised himself as a chicken for the fast food chain, but was also a furniture removal company and part-time limousine driver.

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Pink did the drive-thru at McDonald’s.

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“I had a Janet Jackson microphone,” she told Food and Wine. “I had power.”

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Queen Latifah’s first job was at Burger King.

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The Queen started her job with the King when she was 15 years old!

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Nick Cannon took drive-through orders from Wienerschnitzel.

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He was fired for telling too many jokes over the intercom, but then he knew he wanted to be a comic!

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Eva Mendes worked at Hot Dog on a Stick.

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Jay Leno worked his forearm muscles by cutting potatoes at McDonald’s.

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Leno worked in the chain in the late 1960s, when roast beef and strawberry cake were still on the menu.

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Megan Fox dresses up as a giant banana to serve smoothies at Tropical Smoothie Café.

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“There was no anonymity, the costume had a big hole so everyone could see your face,” Fox told Bang Media. “My friends from school drove back and forth yelling at me all kinds of awesome profanity!”

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Jennifer Hudson sang customers through the drive-thru window at Burger King.

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According to the singer and actress, it was her first and only real job!

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Jason Lee worked at Taco Bell.

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Jason Lee is really a jack of all trades! He was a professional skateboarder before becoming an actor, and before that he served tacos in Huntington Beach, California.

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Before working on the Corner in Pretty Woman, Julia Roberts worked at the counter at Baskin-Robbins.

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She’s just a girl who stands in front of an ice cream and asks how much it should scoop.

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Eva Longoria worked at Wendy’s for six years.

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Longoria got the job after she was told she would have to pay for her quinceanera herself. She was promoted to manager at age 18 and credits the fast food place for teaching her how to make the perfect burger!

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Russell Simmons made $ 2.25 an hour at Orange Julius.

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He was released after a month.

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Rachel McAdams once broke the orange juice machine while working at McDonald’s.

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“I wasn’t a great employee,” Rachel admitted to Glamor magazine.

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Bobby Flay started his culinary career at Baskin-Robbins.

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The chef took a trip back in time by recreating a banana split sundae for his Twitter followers!

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Finally, Shania Twain worked at McDonald’s after school to support her music career.

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Man! I feel like a burger!

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