Celeb roommates before they were stars

Published On: Jul 05 2012 02:27:54 PM CDT   Updated On: Feb 27 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Even celebrities had to start out somewhere while waiting for that big break, and in some cases that meant rooming with fellow struggling artists bound to also make it big.

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DioGuardi's roommate was Paula Abdul, who she would spend one season alongside of on "American Idol." Abdul reportedly discovered DioGuardi and invited her to live in her home for a year.

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