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It’s PREMIERE DAY for @starisbornmovie!!! As an actor, I audition and get told No a lot... but you can never stop believing in yourself or give up on your Dreams. The initial audition for this film required I give a Marilyn Monroe inspired drag... and y’all know I ain’t no Marilyn... but don’t ever be afraid to try something new! I did ... and I’m so happy that it helped lead me to today. I’ve never posted this video (and I typically don’t make videos after every audition) but this one felt special. So back in April 2017 before I washed my mug I made this video diary entry sending some good vibes into the Universe. I thought today would be a good day to post it. Thank you @ladygaga for suggesting me for this movie. I’m forever grateful. Enjoy this clip! And let me know how u like the film below! ❤️⭐️????
“To be hand-selected by Lady Gaga for anything is a dream come true. For Drag Race alum Shangela, the honor must feel sickening. In a press conference this weekend following the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper — who directed and co-wrote the film — revealed that Lady Gaga herself chose Shangela to appear in the film.”—Joshua Bote/Billboard