‘U2 IS NOT SUITABLE’: Check Out Rejection Letters Sent to World’s Most Successful People

Published on March 19, 2014

It seems that even the world’s most talented people faced rejection before they became household names.

Letters collected by Mental Floss reveal how Madonna, Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath and even Gertrude Stein were turned away by their respective industries before making it big.

Madonna was rejected by the music producer behind Dirty Dancing’s soundtrack the year before she debuted her first album, meanwhile The Museum of Modern Art turned away Warhol in 1956,and in 1962  Sylvia Plath was dismissed by the New Yorker.



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