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Celebrity Video Cameos

Milla Jovovich gets cozy with Lenny in If You Can't Say No.
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Sarah Michelle Gellar goes sour for STP.
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Darren Hayes knew he loved Kirsten Dunst for his video.
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Artists today must have music videos to support their albums - it's just part of the biz. With the number of videos making the rounds on MTV and Much Music and advanced technology, like Matrix special effects - it's hard to make a standout video. Not everyone has the cash for crazy special effects stuff either. Another angle to take is to use a movie star. What better way to draw attention then by getting a hot celebrity to star in your video?

Celebrities have been popping up in videos for years, from Paula Abdul's Rush Rush with Keanu Reeves as her boyfriend to Juliette Lewis as a psychotic patient in Melissa Etheridge's Come to My Window. You might think it's expensive to get a celebrity but often musicians will ask their celeb friends - or movie stars will often just do it for fun. Here are five of the best celebrity videos.

The newest is Fat Boy Slim's Weapon of Choice starring Christopher Walken as a dancing maniac. He dances a la Fred Astaire down staircases, through hotel lobbies and on tables. It's really funny and Christopher can move!

Model/actress Milla Jovovich stars as Lenny Kravitz's girlfriend in the futuristic video for If You Can't Say No. It's set in a futuristic home and Lenny and Milla are sportin' some Jetson-like threads. He's upset cuz Milla is runnin' around on him.

Sarah Michelle Gellar plays the "sour girl" in Stone Temple Pilots video for Sour Girl. In the beginning of the video the Buffy star looks like a character she'd slay - with dark make-up around her eyes and dark hair. Towards the end, she's no longer a sour girl and ditches the Morticia look for blonde curls.

Speaking of blondes, before starring in her latest flick Crazy/Beautiful, Kirsten Dunst teamed up with Aussie popsters Savage Garden, for their I Knew I Loved You video. Kirsten plays lead singer Darren Hayes' imaginary girlfriend. She's imaginary cuz she's a stranger he's admiring on the subway. They touch hands and he invisions his life with Kirsten as his girlfriend. It's a neat concept for a video although Darren is old enough to be her dad!

Who could forget the video for Crazy by Aerosmith starring Steven Tyler's daughter, Liv Tyler, and pal Alicia Silverstone. The girls play a couple of mischievous friends hangin' out and actin' crazy. Liv enters an amateur stripper night and Alicia poses as her male manager. They shock a store clerk with their photo booth pics and they coax a hot farmer off his tractor to go skinny-dipping with them and steal his clothes. The runaway tractor carves "crazy" into the grass - it's pretty funny. Alicia also did two other Aerosmith videos but this one's my fave and the only one with Liv in it.

Next time you're watching a video and you think the actor/actress seems familiar - take a closer look. It could be your fave movie star makin' a guest appearance.

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    Which Celeb Video is Your Fave?

    • Milla Jovovich with Lenny Kravitz.
    • Sarah Michelle Gellar with STP.
    • Kirsten Dunst and Savage Garden.
    • Alicia Silverstone and Liv Tyler with Aerosmith.

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