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In , she launched her own clothing line, Maddie , and voiced a chracter in the upcoming animated movie, Ballerina which also stars Elle Fanning. Jackson quickly joined in on the joke, then used her newfound notoriety to be a force for good — speaking out against cyberbullying, for example, and shutting down notorious Twitter troll Azealia Banks. But Guleff's talents aren't confined to the kitchen: his entrepreneurial ventures include a line of hand-blended spices called Logan's Rub and a soon-to-be-released cookbook. The charismatic star of the Netflix hit Stranger Things earned raves for his portrayal of nerd-hero Dustin, who—like Matarazzo—speaks with a lisp, a condition rarely seen onscreen. Matarazzo was born with a mild case of cleidocranial dysplasia, which stalled the development of his teeth. But instead of shying away, he seized the opportunity to speak out. And he's since become, as he puts it , the voice of a "one-in-a-million" condition, and an advocate for self-acceptance.