17 Reality Stars Who Tried (& Failed) To Move Into Mainstream Entertainment Careers

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It's hard to make the leap from reality television to a mainstream entertainment career in singing or acting, and while certain celebrities can do it, not all are so fortunate — all reality stars can't be Jennifer Hudson, after all. While some post-reality show careers fizzled out without much drama, other reality stars made a pretty big (read: pretty embarrassing) spectacle of themselves. So which reality show stars should have stuck to unscripted TV? Check out the 17 stars who failed to make the move to mainstream.

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