She was supposed to star in The Lion King
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17 facts about Leona Lewis every fan should know
3. She was supposed to star in The Lion King
For a time, she worked as a receptionist at a solicitor's office, and as a Pizza Hut waitress in order to pay for studio sessions. At 18, she secured a lead role in The Lion King in Paris. Sadly, she was forced to quit after injuring her back while she was ice-skating.