We all know Brooklyn Decker. She’s been on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue and even worked with Victoria’s Secret. She has done guest appearances on ‘Chuck,’ ‘Ugly Betty’ and ‘Royal Pains’ and made her film debut in ‘Just Go with It’ with Adam Sandler. Brooklyn is our crush today because of this picture from her high school days that got us to thinking about hot celebrities and their formative years.

There are more than a few thousand guys walking the Earth right now that can say “I dated _____ before she was famous.” That statement could either be a brag or it could be a regret. It’s probably a regret. Imagine the guy (possibly multiple guys) that let Brooklyn Decker get away. Imagine the guy that turned her down. Imagine the guy that teased her every day in Algebra class. Imagine the guy that dated Brooklyn Decker but they just broke up because they were young, fell out of love or because guys in their teens are idiots. How bad do you feel for that dude that dated Brooklyn Decker before she turned into, well, THIS!

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Regrets, we’ve had a few, but then again, too few named Decker. We suppose it’s better to have loved (and possibly touched in the naughty places) and lost than to have never loved at all.

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