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Charisma Carpenter is best known for her role as Cordelia Chase in the popular TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–1999) and its spin-off series Angel (1999–2004). She has also starred as Kyra on Charmed (2004), Kendall Casablancas on Veronica Mars (2005–2006), Rebecca Sewell on The Lying Game (2012–2013) and Lacy in The Expendables film series (2010–2012). She got her start supercharging the San Diego Chargers cheerleading squad.

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Lisa Guerrero worked her way from cheering for the Los Angeles Rams to a sideline reporter for the NFL. Since 2006, Guerrero has been an investigative correspondent for the nationally syndicated newsmagazine Inside Edition.

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Apollonia Kotero was a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Rams before gaining notoriety by co-starring in Prince's 1984 film Purple Rain. She also acted in film and television series such as CHiPs, Tales of the Gold Monkey, Fantasy Island, Matt Houston and Knight Rider. She appeared in the music videos for "The Other Woman" by Ray Parker Jr. and "Shakin'" by Eddie Money. She appeared in the ABC television movie The Mystic Warrior (1984) as the Native American woman "Wicahpi".

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Kristin Adams was a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader before joining American Idol. Between 2005 and 2008, Kristin served as the second host of G4's Cheat! In 2008, Cheat! segments were incorporated into G4's X-Play, where she was a correspondent and occasional host throughout the remainder of the series. She also substituted hosting roles for the network's other shows and specials, as needed. She hosted "Poker Night" on GSN and Nissan GT Academy on Speed. On January 1, 2010, Adams became the new co-host of the Character Fantasy film showcase on the USA Network. In 2012 Adams was a co-host/correspondent on Real Music Live on NBC. She is now the face and voice of GameStop TV.

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Melissa Rycroft is a co-host for the Morning Dose wake-up program, a former dancer and reality television personality. She participated as a bachelorette on the thirteenth season of ABC's The Bachelor, on the CMT reality TV series Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team, and on the eighth and fifteenth seasons of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. Rycroft went on to host reality-TV competition shows such as Bachelor Pad and Redneck Island. Before all her success, Rycroft spent a season as a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader.

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Sarah Shahi was cheering for the Dallas Cowboys before she played Kate Reed in the USA Network legal drama Fairly Legal in 2011–12, Carmen on The L Word in 2008, and also starred as Sameen Shaw on the CBS crime drama Person of Interest. She has also appeared as the main female role Det. Dani Reese in Life, and in a supporting role in Alias.

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Stacey Keebler went on to become an actress and model, as well as a professional wrestler, specifically known for her work with World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment. Keibler was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars: season two, where she placed third. She has also appeared on other ABC series such as What About Brian, George Lopez, and October Road, as well as the 100th episode of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother as a bartender and on the USA Network show Psych. Keibler has also modeled, appearing in both Maxim and Stuff magazines

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..long before Teri Hatcher was Lois Lane and a Golden Globe Best Actress winner in Desperate Housewives.

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Co-anchors Al Roker, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb after revelations went public that NBC News had fired host Matt Lauer. (Associated Press)

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Actor Bambadjan Bamba has publicly revealed that he is an undocumented immigrant, telling the Los Angeles Times in an interview Tuesday that he wants to be a voice for DACA recipients working in Hollywood. (Twitter/@RealBambadjan)

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Comedian Trevor Noah of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" used a segment of his Nov. 28 show to mock Sen. Elizabeth Warren's contributions to a cookbook titled "Pow Wow Chow." (Comedy Central)

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Marvel Studios released the long-awaited trailer to "Avengers: Infinity War" on Nov. 29, 2017. (Image: YouTube, Marvel Entertainment)

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Lucian Wintrich's speech was cut short when a young woman in the audience appeared to take something off the podium he was using and then began to leave. (wikipedia.org)

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Fox News star Sean Hannity told his radio audience on Nov. 28, 2017, that executives are upset about the promotional material used for a New York Times interview. (Image: Twitter, New York Times)

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Fox News star Sean Hannity told his radio audience on Nov. 28, 2017, that executives are upset about the promotional material used for a New York Times interview. (Image: New York Times, "How Far Will Sean Hannity Go?" screenshot)

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Comedian Seth Meyers told his "Late Night" studio audience on Nov. 27, 2017, that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's comments on sexual misconduct allegations against Rep. John Conyers were "shockingly tone deaf." (Image: NBC, "Late Night" screenshot)

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Comedian Cameron Esposito's tweet about an LGBT-inspired Nativity scene in her Los Angeles neighborhood was shared over 22,000 times on Twitter within four days. (Image: Twitter, Cameron Esposito)

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Director Aaron Sorkin arrives at the Premiere of "Molly's Game" at the 2017 AFI Fest Closing Night on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

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First lady Melania Trump is greeted by children as she arrives to visits with them in the East Room among the 2017 holiday decorations with the theme "Time-Honored Traditions" at the White House. (Associated Press)