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EXCLUSIVE: **PREMIUM RATES APPLY** Chris Pratt and Anna Faris take to the beach in Hawaii, Chris looks very buff as he takes to the beach and Anna looks fabulous in a black bikini

Jun. 10 2015, Published 6:52 p.m. ET

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EXCLUSIVE: **PREMIUM RATES APPLY** Chris Pratt and Anna Faris take to the beach in Hawaii, Chris looks very buff as he takes to the beach and Anna looks fabulous in a black bikini

EXCLUSIVE: **PREMIUM RATES APPLY** Chris Pratt and Anna Faris take to the beach in Hawaii, Chris looks very buff as he takes to the beach and Anna looks fabulous in a black bikini
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We all know Chris Pratt wasn’t always the buff action movie star he is now, but the actor also revealed an ever more shocking past: he used to work as a stripper!

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Stars dazzle at the Hollywood premiere of ‘Jurassic World’ **USA ONLY**
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The 35-year-old Jurassic Park star said on This Morning that he used to strip for money while living out of a van in Hawaii, though he says he was “not like a very successful stripper.”

A cheerful Chris Pratt arrives at LAX

A cheerful Chris Pratt arrives at LAX
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“How are you an unsuccessful stripper? I mean the success is getting your clothes off I’m assuming? Were you not very good at that?” This Morning hosts asked. Chris replied: “I was OK at that, but there just wasn’t a huge market. I wasn’t paying the bills.”

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Chris Pratt at the “Jurassic World” Photocall in Berlin, Germany
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Pratt spoke about his “odd” job to Buzzfeed in 2013: “I was very free, so I thought, 'I may as well get paid.'”

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Chris Pratt at ‘Kimmel’
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The actor also revealed that he did it while he was 18 for bachelorette parties and one time for his friend’s grandmother’s birthday.

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Stars dazzle at the Paris premiere of ‘Jurassic World’ **USA ONLY**
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“It was a surprise,” he said. “I don’t know how it got around to them, but they paid me $40. I was never like Magic Mike, you know.”

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Chris Pratt is seen at LAX

Chris Pratt is seen at LAX
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Speaking of Magic Mike, Pratt said he once auditioned on stage for a club but didn’t get the job. “I don't think I'm a very good dancer,” he joked.

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