Celebs' #ShareYourRejections stories will give you life

Jeremy Belanger
Producer, Yahoo Entertainment

Feeling down on yourself? You’re about to feel a whole lot better. #ShareYourRejections was trending on Twitter, and celebrities jumped at the chance to share some of their worst rejections on the road to fame.

Super-successful writer and director Judd Apatow wasn’t always so successful.


Angela Kinsey, who played Angela Martin, Dwight Schrute’s love interest, on The Office, shared a hilarious audition story.


Nia Vardalos shared her revenge on her former agent and manager who dropped her just before her breakout hit.


Both The Shield star Michael Chiklis had too many rejections to share.


Professional wrestler Dolph Ziggler slammed a wrestling organization that clearly had made the wrong decision.


And Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Rachel Bloom shared a demoralizing audition she’d had right before graduating from college.


What can we learn from all this? Well, Rachel Bloom summed it up by saying that “art is hard and life is hard but the only way you can get better is to try your best and fail.”


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