You think you’ve heard everything about celebrities, as you are constantly following them on social media, but are you aware of their deepest secrets? It often happens that you think you know your favorite celebrity’s daily routines, even their schedule, but then you read something online and you are absolutely astonished. Did you know that John Travolta wears a wig? Find out more interesting secrets about celebrities and try not to be surprised.
1. Steve Buscemi is a firefighter.
After the terror attacks on 9/11, Steve Buscemi returned to New York where he was once a firefighter. That’s when he helped with the recovery efforts.
2. Charlize Theron’s mother killed Charlize’s father.
Charlize Theron’s father was actually an abusive alcoholic. One night, he came home and attacked her mother. Her mother shot him in self-defense and he died. She was not charged over his death.
3. Leighton Meester’s parents were drug smugglers.
Can you believe that she was actually born in jail? Leighton Meester’s mother, father and aunt were arrested for drug smuggling. The mother was released from prison 16 months after she gave birth to Leighton. Then, the family moved to L.A.
4. Samuel L Jackson held up hostages.
Actually, it is not as bad as it sounds. Jackson was part of a group that held college board members hostage for a period of time. They were supposed to get them to change the school’s curriculum. Luckily, there was no violence involved and he was not arrested.
5. Prince Charles collects commodes.
6. Daryl Hannah has half an index finger.
Daryl lost half of her index finger after it got stuck in a pulley of a well at her grandma’s house. The finger is superimposed in her films or she wears a prosthetic instead.
7. The Phoenix family was in a religious cult.
The late great River Phoenix and his brother Joaquin were part of a Christian religious cult called the “Children of God”. The family traveled around America with the group until they became disillusioned with the philosophy.
8. Brandy killed someone.
In case you haven’t heard of it, in 2007 Brandy was driving at 65mph and slammed into a car killing a mother of two. She negates responsibility until this day, except for saying “If it was my fault or if it wasn’t my fault, I was still involved in something that took someone’s life.”
9. John Travolta wears a wig.
John Travolta apparently decided to wear a wig.
10. Eminem and Mariah Carey were a thing.
These two lovebirds met in 2001 for an album they were working on together and then things got a bit weird. They had a brief romance, after which Eminem vented in a song. Then, Carey went on to deny everything and the singer released a song with the lyrics “Why you so obsessed with me? Boy I want to know, lyin’ that you’re sexing me”. That was not all! Eminem then released his own song called “The Warning” where he released recorded voice mails from Carey. After all of this, he even released overwhelming photographic evidence that a relationship did actually take place.
11. Dwayne Johnson had liposuction.
He found it very difficult to lose weight when he was younger due to a medical condition. Despite going to the gym, he couldn’t lose weight. So, he decided to have liposuction.
12. Sylvester Stallone started out in porn.
He kicked off his acting career in 1970, but the themes were a bit more adult than you might imagine. His first film was the porno Party at Kitty and Stud’s.
13. James Lipton had a brief stint as a pimp.
In the ’50s, he was living in Paris trying and failing to become a lawyer. He then became friends with a prostitute who got him a job at a bordello she was working at.