11 Regretful Rejection Letters Sent To People Who Became Hugely Famous

If at first you don’t succeed, keep a file of all the rejection letters. When you’re famous, let the world know about those fool who said ‘no’.

Here are 11 rejection letters sent from companies to ailing wannabes. But we’ll kick off our gallery of regret with a rejection letter Hunter S Thompson wrote himself.

 

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edgar rice

 

 

Stieg Larsson.

 

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Jim Lee, founder of DC comics.

 

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kurt

madonna

plath

warhol

 

 

From the BBC

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