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15 Celebrity Bodies We'd Borrow For the Summer

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If there's one thing we'd snag from our favorite celebrities, it's the bodies they flaunt.  With spring officially here and summer right around the corner,  it's imperative that we prepare to show off our killer curves.

Kick those warm-up runs into 3rd gear, step your squat game up and hope for the best. Here's a list of some of the best beach bodies in Hollywood to help motivate you.

1. Beyoncé

Beyoncé exercises like a beast and occasionally goes on vegan diets.

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2. Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana has a killer slim body and shows that you can be thin and shapely at the same time. She's dedicated to her Pilates routine.

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3. Jessica Biel 

Jessica looks like a pro athlete more than an actress. She's a big fan of outdoor exercise and enjoys biking and running.

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4. Teyana Taylor

Nobody's got contours like Taylor-- the epitome of "thim slick." She does her at-home work outs as frequent as possible proving that you can get in shape without paying for a membership.

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5. Alicia Keys

Swizzy is one lucky man. Alicia jogs and focuses on toning her lower body to stay in shape and keep her curves.

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6. Gabrielle Union

Gabby is 40 and fabulous. She makes sure to eat balanced meals in moderation.

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7. Halle Berry

The 47-year-old actress is still looking good after two kids. She does a lot of cardio and core workouts.

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8. Jada Pinkett Smith

The mother of two stays in great shape and flaunts her petite figure. She hits the gym every day at 6:30 a.m. and occasionally surfboards and snowboards. Her children even join her sometimes.

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9. Cassie Ventura

The singer songwriter and actress has got the goods. She uses dancing for fitness.

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10. Angela Simmons

This gym rat is a definite inspiration for us lazy girls. She's transformed into a gym elite working out daily.

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11. Misty Copeland

Dancers have the a perfect balance of athletic physique and feminine figure.

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12. Kelly Rowland

We want Kelly's slim bod for the summer. She always make sure to have a good ab and arm work out for the day.

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13. Zoe Kravitz 

The only daughter of Lenny Kravitz is making sure to keep her model body toned up.

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14. Mariah Carey

The 40-something singer/song writer has still got it. She's thick and proud and makes sure to keep a flat tummy to complete her coke bottle figure.

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15. Draya

Draya has all the right proportions.

Rihanna

16. Rihanna

We can never leave the bad gal hanging. Her body is flawless and she owes it to hours of cardio.

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Further in the post, CupcakKe explains that her depression from feeling trapped in the relationship resulted in her contemplating suicide. “He [has] snatched off my wig in public, broke phones [and] continues to traumatize me every step of the way! This is what [led] to my ‘I’m committing suicide’ tweet…I have called the cops multiple times and they have yet to do anything about it,” she wrote, adding that Terrell is threatening her with revenge porn. She also admitted to posting his number on social media, and the numbers of women that he “plotted” with  to steal her money.

“Yes I am wrong for that,” she said. “But by me sending this message out it is not for harm to be sent his way, it’s for the police to make things way more serious!!!! Also this message is for every young girl or anyone in general that is struggling with abuse right now. I get u (once you see the first sign) leave!!!”

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In an interview with Billboard, Rowland shared her hopes for putting out a new body of work and the pressure that she's encountered since she's been in the studio. "This is by far the longest, most pressure-filled process ever, only because I know what it's supposed to be and I have been so hard on myself. I know it," she said. "And it's the first time I've said it out loud. I've been extremely hard on myself. But it's definitely coming, and I'm more so excited about this project than anything else."

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"I didn't know ahead of time that there wouldn't be any singles or visuals. But I knew that it was going to be the five-album thing," she said during a HOT 97 interview. "[Kanye] wanted [my album] to be last, he wanted mine to be the biggest. That's the way they sauced it up. I was sold."

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