28 celebrities who knew each other in high school

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For many of us, reading about celebrity friendships is a huge form of entertainment. Poring over famous strangers' inside jokes or friendly banter gives us some small insight into their private lives that feels both relatable and far-fetched all at the same time.

While it's easy enough to imagine celebrities meeting at an awards show, it's even more fascinating to picture them partnering up in a chemistry lab, backpacks in tow, faces riddled with acne.

These 28 celebrities knew each other in high school, long before they started making headlines.