Great Job, Internet!: A decade before Room, Oscar winner Brie Larson was trying to be a pop star

Brie Larson walked away from the 88th Academy Awards with a Best Actress statuette for her devastating, widely praised performance in Room as a young woman who spends years confined in a filthy shed, cut off from the outside world before finally being given her freedom. But a decade before that watershed dramatic performance, Larson was attempting to sell herself to the public as a pop singer in the Hilary Duff vein. Perhaps trying to keep the award-winning actress humble, Jezebel‘s Bobby Finger is taking this opportunity to remind fans of Larson’s long-forgotten pop star past. The singer-actress’ discography begins and ends with a 2005 LP on the Casablanca label called Finally Out Of P.E. With domestic sales only in the quadruple digits, this autobiographical concept album about the life of an American teenager was not enough to make Larson into the next Ashlee Simpson. Fortunately, a …

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