10 Quirky Facts About Celebrities That Left Us Dumbfounded

People
6 months ago

There are just as many odd celebrity stories as there are positive ones. Even though the celeb life is like an open book for fans, they still have some quirky stories about themselves that not many know.

1. David Spade accidentally bought Adam Sandler a $9,000 dinner.

David Spade recently said that he took a joke a bit too far with Adam Sandler which, in the end, worked out in Adam’s favor. When Spade found out that Adam was eating at the same “expensive restaurant” as he was, he decided to go say hi to his old friend while making some dad jokes for him and his guests.

After everything, he decided to use his credit card to pay for their bill as a gift for sitting through his jokes, but he forgot to ask how much it was. The next day his card’s fraud department called him saying that somebody had stolen his card and bought a $9,000 dinner with it. To which David just replied, “That was me.”

2. Jennifer Coolidge faked having a twin in order to date 2 men at once.

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While on vacation in Hawaii, Jennifer Coolidge pretended to have an identical twin sister in order to date 2 men at the same time. She said: “Quite a few years back, I did come to Hawaii and when you come and you’re on vacation alone, you can kind of like create anything you want. I ended up meeting these 2 guys that were best friends and I liked them both, and so I told them that I had an identical twin and I dated both guys...for 2 weeks.”

3. Christopher Walken has faked a birthday.

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On the first day of the filming of The Rundown, Seann William Scott asked Christopher if everything was okay since he looked a bit sad and disappointed. Walken replied, “Actually, I am sad. It’s my birthday today, and I didn’t get a cake or anything.”

Scott felt bad after this and decided to get the cinema legend a cake. When Scott arrived with the cake, Christopher said to him, “I’m just kidding. It’s not my birthday. But I’ll say it is in a week and I guarantee you they’ll bring me a cake...” A week later everyone was singing to him and bringing him cakes, on his real birthday.

4. Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz go on secret bikini wax dates together.

Gwyneth Paltrow has many surprising stories. After a funny confession, Paltrow accidentally shared that she and her friend Cameron Diaz have been attending bikini wax dates together. “Every time I have a bikini wax, Cameron Diaz holds me down,” she said.

5. Leonardo DiCaprio is named after a famous artist.

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The similarity between Leonardo DiCaprio’s and Leonardo da Vinci’s names isn’t a coincidence. DiCaprio explained that while his parents were on their honeymoon in Florence, Italy, they visited the Uffizi Gallery. When his pregnant mother first felt him kicking, they were watching one of da Vinci’s paintings.

His father took this as a sign and said: “That’s our boy’s name.” So they decided to name their son after the famous artist.

6. Madonna uses a $600 face mask on her butt.

Madonna is widely known for her great voice and most recently for her young looking skin. She launched her own skincare line where she invented a special $600 clay mask that needs a magnetic wand to remove it. The shocking part is that Madonna uses this mask on her butt. When others asked about it, she just said: “Don’t you want soft skin on your butt?

7. Angelina Jolie originally wanted to be a funeral director.

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Angelina had dreams about opening her own funeral home. On an interview, she explained that the loss of her grandfather awakened this idea in her: “It sounds like this very strange, eccentric, dark thing to do but in fact I lost my grandfather and was very upset with his funeral.” She also said, “If this whole acting thing didn’t work out that was going to be my path.”

8. Jennifer Lopez’s Versace dress is what inspired the creation of Google Image Search.

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Back in 2000, Jennifer Lopez and her green Versace dress created internet history. After Jennifer showed off her green jungle dress at the Grammy Awards the whole world started going crazy about it. Everyone was trying to look up her dress.

Former Google CEO confirmed: “People wanted more than just text. This first became apparent after the 2000 Grammy Awards, where Jennifer Lopez wore a green dress that, well, caught the world’s attention. Google Image Search was born.”

9. Katy Perry collects the hair of fellow celebs as friendship talismans.

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Katy Perry has always been famous for her extravagant actions, which made her stand out from the crowd. However there’s an unknown fact about her. Katy collects locks of hair from her celebrity friends as friend talismans.

“One of the first times I went to the Grammys, I got to share a dressing room with Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift,” she said. “I asked each of them for a lock of their hair, which is totally creepy, but awesome.”

10. Jeremy Renner was a makeup artist before acting.

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Before laying hands on a bow and arrow, Jeremy worked as a makeup artist. Due to his theater background this was an easy way for him to make money.

“I could do makeup because I did theater... I could paint and I could draw, so I’m like, ’OK, I’ll do makeup on girls all day...’ It bought me a lot of free time to go audition when I needed to because I only had to work a few hours a week. I didn’t have to wait tables, so it was actually a great gig.”

What do you think of the way Madonna uses her beauty mask? Did you know the origin of DiCaprio’s name?

Leonardo DiCaprio’s journey to stardom is a tale of determination and talent. From his early days, showing a penchant for acting, to facing numerous rejections, DiCaprio’s rise was not without challenges. Despite these hurdles, his diverse roles and commitment to his craft have solidified his position as one of Hollywood’s leading actors. His personal life reflects a balance between his dedication to his career and a yearning for a more conventional life.

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