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5 Movie Costume And Makeup Mishaps That Were A Little Too Close For Comfort

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Actors are used to wearing elaborate costumes and makeup designs. It’s a part of the job, but sometimes, these costumes and makeups could lead to disasters. Artisans are people and people make mistakes. But for these five actors, their movie costumes and makeup nearly killed them. They’ll never forget these productions.

Johnny Depp In ‘Edward Scissorhands’

Johnny Depp was required to wear a full-body leather costume for his role as the title character in his famous 1990 movie Edward Scissorhands. This might not sound bad, but leather is warm and toasty. In one scene, Depp was required to run in his costume. Instead, the actor fainted from the heat, endangering his health.

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Kate Winslet In ‘Titanic”

Titanic was once the highest-grossing movie of all time. Fans connected to the ill-fated lovers Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Rose (Kate Winslet). Unfortunately, filming wasn’t easy for Winslet, who was required to run down a narrow hallway as a wave of water crashed into her, knocking her into a locked gate. Winslet’s coat got caught in the gate, pulling her underwater. Luckily, she broke free just in time.

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Jennifer Lawrence In ‘X-Men: First Class’

Jennifer Lawrence didn’t enjoy her extremely blue mutant makeup in her 2011 Marvel film, X-Men: First Class. According to the actress, the makeup temporarily damaged her skin, causing boils, rashes, and blisters that took a while to heal. Lawrence loves performing in the movies, but she could do without the heavy goo.

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Boris Karloff In ‘Frankenstein’

Boris Karloff portrayed the famous Monster in the 1931 adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Karloff’s image is recognizable: the lumbering bolts in his neck and his ghastly pale skin. But this iconic makeup came at a dangerous price. Karloff’s makeup was lead-based–a severe danger to the actor’s health. During production, he was frequently exhausted and lost 25 pounds.

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Buddy Ebsen Couldn’t Handle The Makeup In ‘The Wizard Of Oz’

Iconic actor Buddy Ebsen landed the first gig as the Tinman in the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz. He was the obvious choice for the role, but unfortunately, movie makeup wasn’t as safe in the 1930s. The Tinman’s silver-colored makeup was aluminum-based. Ebsen developed a severe reaction and was hospitalized. He nearly died and was replaced by Jack Haley, who could handle the makeup.

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How Katie Holmes Reinvented Herself After Divorcing Tom Cruise

When Katie Holmes married Tom Cruise in 2006, it was the start of a legendary romance. Cruise swept Holmes off her feet, according to the Dawson’s Creek actress. The two fell madly in love, but the romance ended in divorce in 2012. Since then, Holmes has reinvented her life— for the better. The Era Of TomKat Holmes and Cruise married...

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New Boy Band Breunion Looking To End Brexit Through Music

From Live Aid to America: A Tribute to Heroes, music has the power the change the world. Over the decades, musicians have come together to support the most important issues. With the issues of Brexit, a slew of singers are looking to make their voices heard on the matter. A Righteous Mission "Britain, come back to us, it is not too...

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Five Reasons We’re Not Seeing Amanda Bynes Around

At one point, Amanda Bynes was one of the biggest Nickelodeon stars out there. Unfortunately, the actress publicly found herself dealing with a slew of personal issues. One day, she simply vanished from our radar. Aside from the obvious, here are some reasons why she's been shutting herself off from the public. No Good Roles For most of her career,...

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