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Bebe Rexha Lost Role In Jennifer Lopez's Stripper Movie To Lili Reinhart

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Mar. 29 2019, Updated 3:31 p.m. ET

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Bebe Rexha may be a famous pop star, but she once almost added the title of "actress" to her resume. She revealed that she lost a role in Jennifer Lopez's highly anticipated stripperfilm Hustlers to another young star.

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The 29-year-old singer confessed in an interview with Beats 1 that she was in the running for a role as a "Russian girl stripper from New York" in the flick.

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The "Meant To Be" songstress said, "I auditioned for a movie recently, but I didn't get it. It went to Cardi B, but that's fine — it didn't go to Cardi, no, she didn't have that spot, it was a different girl, the blonde girl."

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Bebe was referring to actress Lili Reinhart, who stars in the movie with Cardi, JLo, Keke PalmerJulia Stiles and Constance Wu.

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But it was all for the best when Bebe shared that her mom wasn't happy that she would be playing a stripper. The Grammy-nominated singer also admitted that she even hired an acting coach when she was asked to audition.

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Hustlers will premiere in 2020 and will follow the story of a group of strippers stealing thousands of dollars from their Wall Street clients. The movie started filming in New York City earlier this month.

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