20 Celebrities Reveal How They Got Famous
Chris Pratt told the story of his discovery on Live with Kelly and Ryan in 2018, and it involves Bubba Gump Shrimp, stripping, and Hawaii. After dropping out of community college to become a daytime stripper, Chris found himself homeless in Hawaii working at Bubba Gump and stuffing envelopes with Jews for Jesus. While he was waiting tables, The Color Purple star and director Rae Dawn Chong noticed that he was cute and asked if he wanted to act. Chris carpe’d that diem and flew out to Los Angeles with a role in her horror comedy Cursed Part III.