At 17, Nick Cannon and Donald Trump dreamed big, not surprisingly, and Aubrey O’Day was disgusted by sex, surprisingly. When you’re a teenager, sometimes you see the world a little differently. On this week’s episode of “When I Was 17,” these three stars all reveal what that period was like for them.
O’Day admits that she was still a virgin at 17 and actually wasn’t very comfortable with the idea of sex. “I was very scared of boys. I was very insecure about my body and I thought anything sexual was disgusting,” she said. “I’d get, like, creeped out if I even heard my friends talking about it, and all my friends were having sex. And I was just the one that didn’t ever have a boyfriend. People probably thought I was a lesbian.”
Meanwhile, Cannon wanted to help out at home by getting an after-school job, but he was really more focused on being funny, which is probably a good thing since his humor is what eventually found him fame and fortune. “My mother made me get a job at, like, Wienerschnitzel,” he recalls in the episode. “[It was a job] just to kind of help ends meet. … I ended up getting fired because I was playing on the intercom system at the drive-thru, telling jokes.”
Cannon dreamed of being a comic, but Donald Trump just wanted to play baseball in the big leagues. “I was captain of the baseball team,” Trump explained. “I was supposed to be a professional baseball player. Fortunately, I decided to go into real estate instead. I played first base and I also played catcher. I was a good hitter. I just had a good time.”
“When I Was 17″ — this week featuring Donald Trump, Nick Cannon and Aubrey O’Day — airs Saturday at 11 a.m. on MTV.