'Hairspray' Star Nikki Blonsky Selling Shoes: Which Celeb Had the Most Humbling Post-Hollywood Job?
The "Hairspray" star and Golden Globe nominee has returned to her hometown of Great Neck, N.Y. … as a shoe saleswoman.
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"Hairspray" star and Golden Globe nominee Nikki Blonsky has returned to her hometown to take a summer job at a shoe store in Great Neck, N.Y., People.com reports.
Boutique owner Steven Dann told the mag that Blonsky, 22, works at his store two or three days a week "as a fun thing for the summer."
"She decided to try the gig for the fun of it," her rep added. "And to support a longtime friend's local business."
But the big picture might be a little more bleak. Blonsky's ABC Family series, "Huge," was canceled, and her romantic comedy "Waiting for Forever" was not a hit with critics.
From Blonsky to Gary Coleman to Charlie Sheen, click through our slideshow and let us know: Which celeb had the most humbling post-Hollywood job?
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