Julianne Hough Remembers “Rock Of Ages” Starring Role With Tom Cruise in Pole Dancing Scene


Do you remember when Julianne Hough starred in the feature film “Rock of Ages” with Tom Cruise? Julianne does. The actress/dancer/singer posted a throwback Thursday clip of a particular pole dancing scene she performed in the movie.

Throwback Thursday, abbreviated #tbt, is a social media occurrence where people post old photos or videos on Instagram as a salute to past happenings. Julianne took part in this event with classic video from the movie.

#tbt to performing Rock You Like A Hurricane with the one and only @tomcruise in Rock of Ages,” Julianne wrote on the post.  “Pole dancing in this movie for the first time was so much harder than I thought it would be. The upper body strength needed is insane, I was sore for weeks!! #deletedscenes.”

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For those who are having a hard time remembering the 2012 film, “Rock of Ages” starred Julianne and Diego Boneta with appearances by Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin, Paul Giamatti, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Åkerman, Mary J. Blige, Bryan Cranston and Tom Cruise.

The official synopsis reads: “Soon after hopping off a bus from the Midwest, aspiring singer Sherrie Christian (Julianne Hough) immediately finds herself in trouble. Coming to her rescue is Drew (Diego Boneta), a bar-back at the legendary club the Bourbon Room. With stars in their eyes, the young lovers chase their dreams, but a misunderstanding involving rock god Stacee Jaxx (Tom Cruise) threatens to tear them apart.”

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Remember it now? While it wasn’t a huge blockbuster, “Rock of Ages” is worth checking out, if you like musicals and star power.

See the scene in it’s entirety below.

Lisa Konicki
A New Yorker that made her way to the South, Lisa got her love of country music from her dad, who always played the classics. However, her love of fried pickles, a southern staple, came from Blake Shelton, who made her try her very first one. With 20 years experience in the music biz—previously at the helm of Country Weekly Magazine —Lisa loves to de-stress by going to the movies, playing and watching sports or just being outdoors.

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