They started as cheerleaders

Published On: Sep 28 2011 01:16:17 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 02 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

With March 1-7 marking National Cheerleading Week, take a look at some well-known public figures who were cheerleaders.

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Paula Abdul was a head cheerleader in high school as well as with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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