5 Things I Bet You Never Knew About Gwen Stefani

Let’s see how many things you know about Gwen Stefani!

1. Gwen got her name in an unusual way. Her mom and dad chose to name her after a stewardess in a book called Airport, written by Arthur Hailey in 1968.

2. You know how Gwen always sports red lipstick? She started doing that after her grandma bought her red lipstick back in high school.

Speaking to Harper’s Bazaar, she shared that once she put it on, that was it. It became part of her iconic look.

“It was like I’d unlocked the key. I remember feeling like, ‘I have arrived. This is me. Finally,” she said.

“I remember sitting in my ghetto, beat-up Honda Prelude and putting on that lipstick in the rearview mirror and being like, ‘Uh-huh, I like that. That’s the sh*t right there.’ I never stopped after that.”

Vocalist Gwen Stefani, guitarist Tom Dumont, drummer Adrian Young, and bassist Tony Kanal of the band ‘No Doubt’ pose for a portrait in the bathroom at the Anaheim Pond In Anaheim, California on March 12, 1996.
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