15 Fascinating Pictures And Facts About 'The Mask' Star Cameron Diaz

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15 Fascinating Pictures And Facts About 'The Mask' Star Cameron Diaz
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"I've been noticing gravity since I was very young."

Cameron Diaz has been stealing the show since her breakout role in the movie, 'The Mask.' The former model turned actress is known for her roles in dramatic and comic hits, like "Gangs of New York" (2002) and "There's Something About Mary" (1998). Her versatility and charisma have helped her to remain on the list of Hollywood's leading ladies.

But, like most of the stars, early life was not so easy for her. Cameron left her home at the age of 16 and traveled to different countries of the world. Finally, at the age of 21, she went to California to pursue her career in modeling. After some time, she decided to turn herself into an actress and the rest is history.

Just like these little facts, we've garnered many flawless pictures and facts about Cameron Diaz.

1. Cameron changed her mind about children.

1. Cameron changed her mind about children.

Cameron Diaz has repeatedly said that she does not want children. In an interview with Esquire magazine, she said, "It's so much more work to have children." But after completing one year of marriage with Benji Madden the actress wanted to have a complete family including children, according to People.  

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2. She has hosted SNL.

2. She has hosted SNL.
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Cameron Diaz is also one of the few celebrities who has hosted Saturday Night Live three times and has also made special appearances. 

3. She has worked for big brands.

3. She has worked for big brands.
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Cameron Diaz was a successful model before starting her acting career in Hollywood. She has been the part of many campaigns for Calvin Klein and Levi's. She was also featured on the cover of 'Seventeen' magazine in 1990.  

4. She is the part of $20 million group.

4. She is the part of $20 million group.
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Cameron received a total of $20 million for her role in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003). She became the second actress after Julia Roberts to receive this money for a portrayal.  

5. She studied in school with a famous rapper.

5. She studied in school with a famous rapper.

In an interview, Cameron revealed that she went to the same high school as Snoop Dogg. She even said that she bought weed from him during that time. 

6. She has worked with IAVA.

6. She has worked with IAVA.
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Cameron is also known for her kind and charitable heart. She has worked with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) which is a non-profit organization for war veterans and military soldiers.  

7. She was blackmailed by a photographer.

7. She was blackmailed by a photographer.
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A photographer named John Rutter blackmailed Cameron Diaz for £2 million over her topless pictures captured by him in her teens. He was convicted of forgery, robbery, and perjury for five years in 2005.  

8. She was called Skeletor.

8. She was called Skeletor.
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According to Cameron, kids used to call her Skeletor in school because she was so skinny. 

9. She broke her nose while surfing.

9. She broke her nose while surfing.
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Cameron likes to be a part of sporting activities and during one such event before her 31st birthday, she broke her nose while surfing at Waikiki Beach, Hawaii. 

10. She openly spoke about her plastic surgery.

10. She openly spoke about her plastic surgery.
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Cameron has confessed that she went under the knife to bring some changes to her face. But, she was not satisfied with it and wished if she did not do it.  

11. Cameron suffers from OCD.

11. Cameron suffers from OCD.
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Cameron Diaz suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Her obsession is doorknobs. She mostly tries to open any door with her elbows in order to avoid touching them with her hands.  

12. She has acted with her father.

12. She has acted with her father.
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Like anyone, Cameron was close to her late father, Emilio Diaz. So, she asked her father to act in her movie, There's Something About Mary (1998). 

13. Cameron's best friend is Drew Barrymore.

13. Cameron's best friend is Drew Barrymore.
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Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore have been best friends for a long time. Drew was even the bridesmaid at Cameron's wedding in 2015.  

14. She was crowned highest paid actress in 2013.

14. She was crowned highest paid actress in 2013.
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Cameron became the highest paid actress on the list of actresses over 40 in 2013. 

15. She loved her role in Gangs of New York.

15. She loved her role in Gangs of New York.
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According to Cameron, her role in the movie 'Gangs of New York' was the pinnacle of her career. She loved the role very much as it was different from her usual portrayals.  


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