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From Spokesperson To Squirrel Girl: Fun Facts About AT&T’s Lily

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Lily, AT&T’s spokesperson, has made a mark with her awkward, bedazzling, and squirrely girl-next-door persona. However, most people do not know that her true life story is the example of the American dream. Read more to discover how this little-known Russian-born actress has started landing some of the hottest roles in Hollywood.

She’s A Political Refugee

The 30-year-old actress was born Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub in the former U.S.S.R. Being Jewish, her family faced persistent religious persecution. When Milana was two, her family fled the now Republic of Uzbekistan seeking political and religious asylum in the United States. See below how Vayntrubs’ success came after years of hard work.

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American Dream At An Early Age

Milana has been acting most of her life. She’s made appearances on shows such as Lizzy McGuire playing the role of “Cute Burper.” Her breakout role was at eight-years-old when she landed a role on the critically acclaimed show, ER. What show was Milana a star of before she became the AT&T girl? Read more to find out.

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A YouTube Sensation First

With the list of credits to her name, it’s no wonder everyone is curious about this beautiful spokesperson who seemed to come out of nowhere. Besides credits including 2016’s Ghostbusters, Key and Peele, Californication, and Silicon Valley, her first taste of stardom came from the YouTube series Live Prude Girls. Keep reading to learn how Milana is more than just a pretty face.

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She Is A Smart Humanitarian

Milana passed the California High School Proficiency Examination as a sophomore so she could start at the University of California, San Diego early. She graduated with a degree in communications. She has also begun a social media campaign, “Can’t Do Nothing,” which helps promote refugee rights worldwide. She’s not just using her communications degree to promote AT&T, either. She has her sights set on major stardom, which her next role might just get her.

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Marvel’s Squirrel Girl

Milana has been making major inroads to stardom lately with a recurring role on This Is Us, but she recently landed another impressive role: Doreen Green, a.k.a Marvel’s Squirrel GirlMarvel’s New Warriors will also feature the superheroes Mister Immortal, Night Thrasher and Microbe. It’s set to air on Freeform.

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No Time For Purrs And Pats: The Whereabouts Of The ‘Josie And The Pussycats’ Cast

In 2001, Hollywood decided to revive a beloved franchise with the Josie and the Pussycats film. While the film didn't clean house at the box office, it became a surprising cult classic. Let's look at the cast of this film and see where they've been up to lately. Tara Reid While shooting the film, Tara Reid became a household name with...

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From Then To Now: See What The Cast Of Gossip Girl Is Up To Today

Gossip Girl became a huge phenomenon for teens and young adults in the late 2000s. The scripted show centered around the lifestyles and drama of privileged teens living in Manhattan's Upper East Side. The popular show also helped to launch the careers of stars like Leighton Meester, Chace Crawford, and, of course, Blake Lively. Check out what some of the cast has been...

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Kanye West Gets Honest About Being Diagnosed With A “Mental Condition” At 39

Since bursting onto the scene as one of the defining rappers of the 2000s, Kanye West has faced no shortage of controversy. In recent months, West's candid commentary made headlines yet again when he voiced political and racial opinions that seemed to be an intense departure from views he had expressed in the past. Kanye Speaks Out The surprising nature...

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