Popular Celebs That Turned Down Major Film Roles at the Peak of Their Career
Christina Applegate was the first choice for the role of Ellie Woods, later played by Reese Witherspoon. Reese Witherspoon worked as a group girl-altered-lawyer Elle Woods in Legally Blonde. Then again, not everyone knows that Christina Applegate had the opportunity to play the role of Woods. It is reported that Christina Applegate turned down the proposal for a particular reason. Christina Applegate still reminds this decision because it was one of the worst decisions she has ever made.
In the 1990s, Pamela Anderson’s name became popular globally. It was her performance as a lifeguard on Baywatch that made her an iconic actress. The American-Canadian actress is globally known for her appearance in Playboy Magazine. Her fans around the world still remember her for TV series like Baywatch and Home Improvement. But she decided to leave the show to do something good. Before the birth of her first child, she loved to focus on her family life. And she finally left the show, preferring motherhood despite acting.
House (2004–2012) fame Jennifer Morrison is another actress on this list who dropped one of her top shows due to some reasons. The TV star played the role of Prince Charming and Snow White’s daughter in the sitcom Once upon a Time. Morrison’s fans still consider her character of Emma Swan to be the most iconic role she has played. According to some reports, she ditched the television roles for finding new roles and opportunities in her real life.
American media personality, Kourtney Kardashian is probably another shocking name on the list. After nearly 19 seasons of the TV reality show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”, Courtney Kardashian left it for good reasons. The actress decided to broke her bond with the reality show. According to her statements during interviews, she admitted that a toxic environment had been created for her and her family. And she found the reality show as the reason behind it.