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Christina Aguilera Says She Used Painful Past To Prep For Burlesque Role

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[lastfm]Christina Aguilera[/lastfm]‘s next album Bionic is about to be released, but instead of focusing on that, Christina’s been talking about her silver screen debut in the musical Burlesque with Kristen Bell and [lastfm]Cher[/lastfm].  Christina plays a small town girl, who  moves to the big city to pursue her dream as a dancer!

Check out what Christina did to prepare for her big screen debut after the jump!

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Christina summoned painful childhood experiences with an abusive father to get in touch with the character she plays in Burlesque.  Christina explained:

The girl I play, Ali, has a rough past – her mother dies when she’s very young and she’s been in foster homes. I could relate to that pain, growing up in an abusive household.  That gave me great motivation to provoke my tears for those scenes where I had to really pour it on. I felt it deeply, to go through a lot of those things that brought up a lot of painful memories.

Check out some behind the scenes footage from Burlesque:

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[Source: Jam ShowBiz!]

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