Christina Aguilera has been returning to relevance since her role as a judge on the hit television show The Voice. However, she has been in the industry for decades now and his lived a large chunk of her life in the spotlight. Despite this, there are still some things about the musician that many people don’t know. With that in mind, here we present our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Christina Aguilera. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!
Number Fifteen: She Got Her Alter-Ego From a Movie. Aguilera got her alter-ego from the 1962 thriller, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?. In the movie, the character Jane Hudson, played by Bette Davis, plays an aging child star who must take care of her sister, played by Joan Crawford, who is in a wheelchair. Aguilera’s alter-ego is that of Baby Jane.
Number Fourteen: She Wasn’t Supposed to Be in the Madonna Kiss. The iconic kiss wherein Madonna kissed both Aguilera and Britney Spears was actually supposed to include another actress: Jennifer Lopez.
Number Thirteen: She Inspired Lady Gaga. Though Lady Gaga may be queen now, she used to get her inspiration from Aguilera. She has said that Aguilera’s song, “I Turn To You,” inspired her to improve her vocal range.
Number Twelve: Her Underwear Is Expensive. But it’s not her fault! The satin thong that Aguilera wore for her 2003 Maxim cover was bought for more than $1,500 after she wore it.
Number Eleven: She Was Acting Before She Hit it Big. In 1999, Aguilera was actually on an episode of Beverly Hills 90210! She has since done numerous acting gigs, and her latest television role has been as a judge/coach on The Voice. Speaking of acting…
Number Ten: She Turned Down a Role Later Played by Kate Hudson. In 2009’s film, Nine, Kate Hudson plays the character of Stephanie. However, the role was originally supposed to be played by Aguilera, but she passed on it.
Number Nine: She Has Magical Red Lipstick. Well, not exactly. However, Aguilera has said that she needs red lipstick every time she performs, because the siren shade helps her get into character. And we can’t blame her for that!