GWEN STEFANI worked at Dairy Queen where she used to scruuub da ground, scruuub da ground.
“I was rubbing between the seats [of the restaurant] with a toothbrush trying to get the fudge off.” Gwen Stefani says of her days spent scrubbing floors at Dairy Queen; “I got so fat when I worked there.”
OZZY OSBOURNE worked in a slaughterhouse after he spent a few months in prison.
“The first job they gave me was they gave a big pile of sheep stomachs, and my job was to stick a knife in their stomachs and empty the stomachs, and for the first two or three weeks I did nothing but throw up everyday. The smell was just unbelievable.”
WILL FERRELL was a valet for cars.
“I left keys from someone’s car in another car. I did things like that. I definitely had summer jobs that I was not good at.”
KID ROCK sang hamburger jingles for some extra money.
Matthew McConaughey headed to Australia for a year after high school and shoveled chicken poop, washed dishes, worked in construction and in a courtroom, and did several other jobs.
BILL MURRAY sold hot chestnuts outside of a Chicago grocery store two years after graduating college.
GEORGE CLOONEY went through a variety of jobs, from DJing in a Cincinnati club, cutting tobacco in his relatives’ fields, and selling women’s shoes at McAlpin’s department store and men’s suits at Nadler’s menswear.
AMY ADAMS worked as a Hooters girl after graduating from high school.
“I wasn’t cut out to be a waitress, and I certainly wasn’t cut out to be a Hooters waitress. That was a short-lived ambition.”
CHRISTOPHER MOTHERFUCKING WALKEN joined the circus and became a lion tamer.
“There was this very old lioness named Sheba, and she was completely very friendly, like a dog. I had a whip and a hat, and I’d go into the cage and Sheba would jump up on this box and I’d wave the whip at her, and she’d get up and go “Whraaah!”. Everybody would applauded and that was it.”