Asked about the "weirdest thing" she ever did to make money, actress Sandra Bullock told Ellen DeGeneres on her show Thursday: "I used to open up for drag queens in North Carolina by dancing."
Bullock, an East Carolina University grad, told DeGeneres that she opened for drag queens during college.
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"Really?" an astonished DeGeneres asked. "Where? Like at a club?"
"In North Carolina," Bullock repeated. "College."
"Oh my god," DeGeneres said. "You were a precursor to the drag queens?"
"Yes," Bullock replied.
"That's fantastic," replied the host.
Bullock's revelation came during a segment of The Ellen Show's "Burning Questions."
The Hollywood actress graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree in drama in 1987 from the school in Greenville, N.C..
The website OneClass.com lists Bullock No. 1 among "5 Famous Alumni from ECU."
She's followed on the list by screenwriter Kevin Williamson ("Dawson's Creek, "The Vampire Diaries"); Vince McMahon, CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment; actress Beth Grant ("The Mindy Project); and Justin Hardy, wide receiver for the NFL Atlanta Falcons.