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When Kevin Costner's offer came along, it seemed to good to be true. Whitney couldn't believe the biggest Hollywood star of the moment wanted her to star in a movie with him. She told US magazine Premiere: 'I wanted to do some acting, but I didn't think it would be this major.' It took considerable time for Kevin to persuade Whitney to be his leading lady in "The Bodyguard". She was afraid not to succeed as an actress and it took her two years to decide to do it.