Ra-ra-Real Housewives! These Housewives held pom poms before they were TV stars.
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Kelly shared this photo on social media from 1993, when she was a senior in high school.
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Of course Gretchen was a cheerleader. Gretchen's a California girl through and through and we just imagine her as a teenager cheering from the sidelines at Homecoming.
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She even had her own trading card! Why don't all the Real Housewives have these??
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The All American girl! Doesn't she look like a character from a Lifetime movie?
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While several of the Housewives were high school cheerleaders, Brandi from RHOD was a professional, cheering for the Dallas Cowboys.
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As a cheerleader, Brandi travelled all over the world, from fghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Japan and Europe.
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Brandi hung up her pom poms in 2005, but she's still known in Dallas as a former cheerleader.
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Over in Jersey, Melissa was a cheerleader, too. Check out her v classic uniform.
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A cheerleader *and* a member of the pep squad. She's got spirit, how bout you?
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Here's an unexpected one: RHONY's Carole was a cheerleader! Check out baby Carole on the top left side of the photo.
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We can't imagine Nene as a cheerleader, but here's a photo that proves it. Given her endless supply of clever one liners, we but she was a master of writing cheers.
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Phaedra was a cheerleader, too – at the very same high school as Nene!
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It's totally unsurprising that Taylor was a cheerleader in her high school days.
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She even took home a big trophy in 1988.