10 Things You Didn’t Know About Katherine Heigl

  
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Katherine Heigl wasn’t always a controversial figure. Back in the mid to late 2000s, she was an in-demand actress. She was as pretty as any other leading lady, but she was outspoken. She really had no problem speaking her mind. Unfortunately, this very quality that people liked so much ended up becoming something that everyone hated. Now that she’s on her apology tour, we figured we’d take a look back on the woman everyone thought would become American’s next sweetheart. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about the former Grey’s Anatomy star:

10. A Little Old Fashioned

She and her husband Josh Kelley – who she met on the set of his music video for “Only You” – didn’t live together before marriage. “I think I just wanted to save something for the actual marriage… I wanted there to be something to make the actual marriage different than the dating or the courtship.”

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9. Tragedy Strikes

In 1986, when Katherine was only 8 years old, her 15-year-old brother Jason was declared brain-dead after he was thrown from the back of a pickup truck while out with some friends. After his death, her family converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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