EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEWS: Critics' Choice Awards Celebs Share 'Best Advice' Their Parents Ever Gave Them

Jan. 15 2011, Published 5:30 a.m. ET

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The 16th Annual VH1 Critics' Choice Movie Awards brought out Hollywood's best and brightest Friday night, and was on the red carpet with them.

We wanted to know what piece of advice they'd gotten from their parents, that had helped them reach the top of the show business ladder.

The Social Network's Armie Hammer, who won raves playing twins in the acclaimed film, told our Jessica Campbell he remembers his parents saying, "You're not going to be an actor!  You're going to be a businessman and you're going to go to college.  And I didn't...and it worked!"

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Lee Unkrich, director of Toy Story 3, which was named Best Animated Feature, recalled his parents unwavering support for his ambition to become a filmmaker.  "They never told me what I couldn't do," he said.

And Rip Taylor, who appeared in one of the night's movie spoofs by the Jackass gang, insisted the best advice his parents ever gave him was "Don't ever wear a bad wig.  And I listened!"




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