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10 Celebrities Who Can’t Swim

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Pictures of celebs posing poolside are more common than Kardashian selfies, but shots of them actually in pools are rarer than books Kim has read. Why the discrepancy? Turns out many of Hollywood’s biggest stars can’t swim.

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10. Taylor Swift

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In Tennessee, learning to swim usually involves being thrown into a pond by someone who’s been drinking whiskey from an old jar. Little Taylor’s avian bone structure made this Rocky Top Tradition too risky and the Golden Goddess of Pop remains utterly helpless in water. No word on whether the people who actually write her music can swim.

9. Marilyn Monroe



Norma Jeane Mortenson was a sex symbol, not a symbol of aquatic efficiency. Still, a woman who spent so much time at the beach and near pools should be able to not die when actually in the water.