Never looking back in sadness at what they’ve done, these 5 celebrities say that if they were re-doing their careers, they wouldn’t do anything differently. Some has missed out on major roles that might have given someone else an Oscar or much acclaim later on, while others have stumbled and done bad work but they say that they don’t regret it at all and they believe every move (positive or negative) is what made them what they are. Living without regrets, these 5 stars only look forward and believe that while their careers aren’t perfect, there is no point in being upset over something that’s already gone past.
Twilight actress Ashley doesn’t regret the ups and downs she’s had along her path: “I don’t [have regrets]. Things have happened that have been unfortunate at times, but I feel like it’s really how you take that experience and learn from it and grow from it. Everyone has ups and downs. I try not to regret.”
Claire turned down the role of Rose in Titanic but insists she doesn’t mind that she missed out on the big role: “The story just didn’t appeal to me. And I’d just done an epic romance with Leo in Mexico. I’m so glad Kate did it – she did such a beautiful job. She was destined to play it.”
Child star Macaulay thinks each experience made him who he is, so he wouldn’t turn back the clock: “I wouldn’t trade any of my experiences for anything in the world. I’m very happy with who I am, and where I’ve ended up and I wouldn’t change one thing. Because if you change one thing in the past, everything else is different.”
Legendary basketball player Magic Johnson doesn’t regret his retirement even though he thinks he could have done more: “At that time, it was the right decision, if I knew what I knew today, that I could still play basketball and do my thing, I probably wouldn’t have retired. But I’m a guy that doesn’t have regrets. I don’t look back. I’m happy, because I wanted to be here a long time. We made the right call at that time.”
Nicolas feels as though he’s had many different lives and wouldn’t trade any of them: “I have no regrets. I feel I have lived in many ways. I have already put more than one life in my 46 years. I feel I have become different people. I have gone through changes and it continues to be exciting.”