Crystal Ro
Updated Sep 21, 2016 @ 1:04 pm
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When Glitter opened in theaters 15 years ago today, our lives were forever changed. We watched the iconic songstress Mariah Carey as aspiring singer Billie Frank work her way through life, love, and a lot of amazing ’80s outfits.

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Plus, you know, MUSIC!

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It’s been a while since we checked in with the stars of Glitter, so here’s a look at the cast then vs. now to celebrate this landmark project in Mariah Carey’s career way back in 2001.

Ms. Billie Frank herself, played by Mariah Carey, then.

Mariah Carey now.

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Mariah is currently doing a residency in Vegas at Caesers Palace called “Mariah #1 to Infinity.”

Max Beesley, who played Julian Dice, then.

Max Beesley now.

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Max currently stars in the TV show Empire and the upcoming Jamestown.

Da Brat, who played Louise, then.

Da Brat now.

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Da Brat is still making hits and recently released new music with Jermaine Dupri earlier this month called “I Prayed For This.”

Tia Texada who played Roxanne, then.

Tia Texada now.

After Glitter, Tia had a major role in the popular TV show Third Watch.

Eric Benét, who played Rafael, then.

Eric Benét now.

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Eric is still making music and has a new album coming out in October.

Terrence Howard, who played Timothy Walker, then.

Terrence Howard now.

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Terrence currently stars on the hit show Empire.

And finally, Padma Lakshmi, who played Sylk, then.

Padma Lakshmi now.

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Padma currently serves as host and one of the judges on Top Chef.