20 Times A Celebrity Smile Said A LOT More Than You Thought

Hear the term "Hollywood smile," and you'll no doubt picture Tom Cruise or Julia Roberts flashing their perfect pearly whites. Or, maybe you think of Kim Kardashian smizing with the concentration of someone who does this sort of thing all day, every day. The phrase brings to mind veneers and dimples, bedroom eyes and power pouts.

It's pretty hard to maintain those poses, though. Even celebrities need to break character on the red carpet and stretch their facial muscles, cross their eyes, and stick out their tongues. Fame and fortune don't exempt people from wonky smiles or awkward grins more commonly associated with old yearbooks. Blue Steel can easily turn into Red Eye Squint, and the paparazzi is there to document it all.

Click through to see celebrity photos that probably would have been trashed or de-tagged if they'd had the choice. It can't all be perfect poses and glowy Instagram filters, folks.
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Britney Spears
How we imagine Britney looks every time she sees a bag of Cheetos.
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Gwen Stefani
When Blake surprises you with your very own pair of camouflage-print chaps.
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Chrissy Teigen
Either Piers Morgan is tweeting again, or someone used a metal fork on her new nonstick Le Creuset frying pan.
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Blake Lively
If Cinderella mated with Seinfeld.
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Kate Hudson
We can only assume that the photographer was a dead ringer for Channing Tatum.
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Justin Timberlake
Blue Steel meets struggling to hold in a vicious fart.
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Chris Pratt
Should Ryan Gosling be unable to fulfill his "Hey, Girl" duties, Chris Pratt will happily step in.
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James Franco
Apparently, it is possible to make your entire face squint.
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Jennifer Lawrence
Did someone's water break? Did JLawr feel Amy Schumer snap her bra strap? Did a publicist whip out a Subway foot-long on the red carpet and dangle it in front of her face? We'll never know.
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Dwayne Johnson
When you look up and spy your ex sneaking in halfway through your TED Talk.
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Liam Hemsworth
Look no further for proof of Miley Cyrus' influence.
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Kristen Wiig
Kristen Wiig: Making funny faces on camera and off since 1973.
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Taylor Swift
The look that says, "These trophies are heavy, and if you don't wrap it up I'm going to drop them on your camera lens."
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Justin Bieber
The Biebs just couldn't resist another hit of his Dr Pepper-flavored Bonne Bell Lip Smackers.
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Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato
Must be some Camp Rock inside joke.
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Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo
Sure, Behati's a lingerie model and everything, but what Adam really loves is her mighty fine dental work.
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Zac Efron
"You want a sequel to Dirty Grandpa?!"
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Kylie Jenner
Take the picture. Walk away. Drop dead.
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Selena Gomez
When Justin Bieber posts another throwback Jelena pic.
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Alas, poor Aubrey never heard back about his KISS cover band audition.

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