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Beyonce wouldn't audition for 'Princess and the Frog,' report says

Nov. 11, 2013 at 11:01 AM
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NEW YORK, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood casting director Jen Rudin says pop star Beyonce refused to audition for the lead in the animated movie "The Princess and the Frog."

Rudin recalled the incident in an interview with the New York Post to promote her book, "Confessions of a Casting Director," which is to be published next month.

"Beyonce expected an offer but wouldn't audition and so she didn't get one," Rudin told the Post. "Tyra Banks, Jennifer Hudson wanted it. Alicia Keys auditioned three times... They had to sing, so we made it clear they needed sheet music. Tyra came in with a CD, but it didn't matter because she was so pretty and nice. It went to Anika Noni Rose, who was the most qualified."

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