9 Celebrities Who Didn’t Let Their Lisp Stop Them From Reaching Stardom
Those who have a lisp often get embarrassed by the way they speak. The speech disorder, which is categorized by a person’s struggle to articular proper letter sounds correctly, affects thousands of people and can usually be treated by a speech therapist. But while many try hard to get rid of the vocal impediment, others embraced the thing that made them different and actually used it to benefit them in the long run.
You may think that all celebrities have “perfect” public-speaking abilities, but that really isn’t true. In fact, many of your favorite stars proudly speak with a lisp. Some of the following (Drew Barrymore) are basically known known for the impediment, while others’ (Calum Hood) are so subtle that they’re hard to even notice.
We're not sure if it's because of his thick Australian accent, or his tendency to mumble when he speaks, but this 5SOS guys' lisp is one of those 'blink and you miss it' kind of things. But while YOU may not have noticed Calum's speech impediment, true 5 Seconds of Summer fans say it's one of his traits that they love the most! "Calum's lisp is life," one fan tweeted. "I FINALLY HEARD CALUM'S LISP LIVE I FEEL SO ALIVE," another wrote. See? Told you!