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10+ Celebrities Who Were Rejected By Other Celebs

Sarah Kester

Dating life not going well? Take comfort in the fact that you're not alone!

In addition to millions of broken hearts around the world, even the rich and famous get rejected.

This includes everyone from Taylor Swift to Justin Bieber to even Harry Styles!

So put down that pint of Ben & Jerry's and soothe yourself with this list of 10+ celebs who were rejected by other celebs.

1. Drake was rejected by Nicki Minaj

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If his sad lyrics are any indication, he's been rejected several times in his life.

When it came to him and the rapper, he told MTV that he "really loved" her but that she saw him as a little brother. Ouch.

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2. Lindsay Lohan was rejected by James Franco

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If anyone was surprised that James Franco was on Lindsay Lohan's list of celebrities she's slept with, it was Franco.

He denied the claims to Los Angeles Magazine, insisting that the Mean Girls actress was lying.

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During a radio interview with Howard Stern, James had also said that he had turned down Lindsay's advances.


"I don't want to brag about it. I don't know how that got out. She was having issues even then, so you feel weird. Honestly she was a friend," he said adding that she's troubled.

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3. Emma Watson was rejected by Tom Felton


Everyone loves a bad boy — even Emma! Between the ages of 10 and 12, she grew mad for her Harry Potter co-star.

"To the extent that I would go into work in the morning and look down the numbers on the call sheet to see if he was going to be in," she said on The Jonathan Ross Show.

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Sadly, he broke her heart in the end.

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“He totally knew [she had a crush on him] and the thing is that he’d tell everyone, ‘I see her in a younger, sisterly way,’ and it just broke my heart. It still does."

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4. Taylor Swift was rejected by Bradley Cooper

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No stranger to dating other celebrities, the singer had her eyes set on the A Star is Born star.

But when Jennifer Lawrence tried to set them up, Cooper reportedly refused because she's too young.

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5. Justin Bieber was rejected by Jennifer Lawrence

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Before he married Hailey Baldwin, the "Baby" singer had a huge crush on the Hunger Games star.

“She’s so sexy. She’s unbelievable. So cute," he said during a radio interview in 2015.

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Unfortunately for Justin, she didn't return his affections.


When a caller asked Jennifer whether she would "tap" Justin during an appearance on Andy Cohen's Watch What Happens Live, she rejected him hard, saying, “I’m going to say a hard ‘no.’”

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6. Niall Horan was rejected by Katy Perry

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“I see [Horan] around all the time, he’s always trying to like get my number to, like, maybe flirt with me, but I’m like, ‘I could babysit you. I’m, like, your mom!’” Perry told Nova FM.

Sorry, Niall!

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7. Donald Trump was rejected by Salma Hayak

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After meeting during the '90s, the former President of the United States tried to ask Salma out on a date — repeatedly.

He even kept trying after she told him that she had a boyfriend.

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This was the same boyfriend he had met when he first met Salma.


While on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, Salma recalled him saying,

“He’s not good enough for you. He’s not important. You have to go out with me [instead].”

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9. Julianne Hough was rejected by Daniel Radcliffe.

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Instead of using a love potion to win over her Harry Potter crush, the actress revealed on Live With Kelly and Ryan that she wrote the actor a love letter.

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"It was Valentine’s Day and I got him the Valentino Beanie Baby. I never heard back,” she spilled.

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This naturally left her feeling really embarrassed. "I see him sometimes, around, and I just turn the other way and walk away.”

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10. Chris Rock was rejected by Rihanna

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The comedian has said that he was put in the "Uncle Zone" by the singer.

“[She looked at me] like I was one of her aunts,” he joked with Jimmy Fallon. “She didn’t even register me as a sexual being."

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11. Donald Trump was rejected by Brooke Shields

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While on Watch What Happens Live, the actress and model revealed how Trump tried to woo her.

He reportedly called her up and said that they should date since she's "America’s sweetheart" and he's "America’s richest man, and the people would love it."

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12. Justin Bieber was rejected by Rihanna

Like Donald Trump, Justin has struck out hard with the ladies. He once captioned a picture of him and Rihanna together on Instagram as,

"'Can I have your number please." Sadly, she finds him too young.

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13. Harry Styles was rejected by Lindsay Lohan

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Given her story about James Franco, we might take this one with a grain of salt...

Lindsay told The Sun that Styles appeared at her hotel room in the middle of the night, but she rejected him for sleep.

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14. Aaron Carter was rejected by Hilary Duff

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While they were once a couple, the Younger actress has closed the door on that relationship.

So when Carter professed his love to Duff on Twitter, she later called the exchange "uncomfortable."

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15. Nicole Kidman was rejected by Jimmy Fallon

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While on Jimmy's show, she blew his mind by revealing that she had a crush on him and went to his house thinking it was a date. Thing is, Jimmy had no clue. Oh, what could have been!

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