We think we know everything about our favourite celebrities. We are going to expose some weird and unusual facts you didn’t know about your favourite Celebrities. You will be surprised after reading these facts. Guaranteed…!
ELLEN DEGENERES IS A DISTANT COUSIN OF KATE MIDDLETON
Ellen DeGeneres is a distant cousin of Kate Middleton! Historians have traced the Duchess of Cambridge’s family tree and discovered that she was linked not only to the American presenter but also to George Washington!
CAMERON DIAZ WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL WITH SNOOP DOGG
Cameron Diaz was in high school with Snoop Dogg! But if they did not hang out together, the actress confesses to having bought her marijuana several times.
GWYNETH PALTROW REFUSED THE ROLE OF ROSE IN “TITANIC”
Gwyneth Paltrow refused the role of Rose in “Titanic”! After the success of the film “Emma”, she thought that this film would not be up to par for her career. Too bad for her!
CHUCK NORRIS IS ACTUALLY CALLED CARLOS
Chuck Norris is actually called Carlos! Would he have become so cult by keeping his real name?
JENNIFER ANISTON’S FATHER IS A WELL-KNOWN ACTOR
Jennifer Aniston’s father is a famous actor! Overseas, he is best known for his role in the series “Days of Our Lives”. This series is also very present in the intrigue of “Friends” in which plays Jennifer Aniston.
TOMMY LEE JONES AND AL GORE WERE ROOMMATES
Tommy Lee Jones and Al Gore were roommates! In the 1960s, the actor and the man who was to become vice president of the United States shared the same room on the campus of Harvard University. In 2000, Tommy Lee Jones joined his former roommate during the Democratic party primaries.
ROBERT PATTINSON HAS A CLOWN PHOBIA
MATTHEW PERRY HAS A FINGER CUT IN HALF
Matthew Perry has a finger cut in half! In “Friends”, Chandler is missing a toe, in real life, Matthew cut his middle finger.
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE WAS MISTER PRE-TEEN AMERICA
Justin Timberlake was Mister Pre-Teen America! In 1991, when he was only 10 years old, his mother enrolled him in this beauty contest which he won, but to date, no one has ever seen him take out the scarf!
SARAH JESSICA PARKER’S ANCESTOR WAS A WITCH
Sarah Jessica Parker’s ancestor was a witch! The heroine of “Sex & the City” learned during a television program which attempts to retrace the story of a person, that one of his ancestors was one of the witches tried at the Salem trial.
UMA THURMAN KNIT
Uma Thurman may well frequent the greatest designers and squat in the front rows of the most beautiful parades, she is nonetheless addicted to knitting! Jersey stitch, rice stitch, cable knitting… Knitting has no secrets for her!
HEIDI KLUM IS AN ARTIST AT HEART
Heidi Klum is an artist at heart! When she is not on the catwalks or taking care of her tribe, Heidi Klum loves to paint and make sculptures. His works have already been exhibited in New York.
BRAD PITT INJURED HIS ACHILLES HEEL WHILE FILMING “TROY”
Brad Pitt injured his Achilles heel on the set of the movie “Troy” while playing the character Achilles!
IT WAS THANKS TO HIS CARPENTRY ACTIVITY THAT HARRISON FORD MET GEORGE LUCAS
It was thanks to his carpentry activity that Harrison Ford met George Lucas! While his acting career did not take off and he had to support his family, Harrison Ford decided to become a craftsman. Through a friend, Harrison Ford works at George Lucas and the two become friends. A few years later, he had him play in “American Graffiti” before offering to play Han Solo in “Star Wars”.
DAVID BOWIE HAS NO MINNOW EYES
David Bowie’s eyes are not minnowed. It is because of a punch received during a fight when he was a child that David Bowie has a dilated pupil.
RYAN GOSLING SHOULD HAVE BEEN IN THE BACKSTREET BOYS
Ryan Gosling should have been in the Backstreet Boys! When he was part of the “Mickey Mouse Club”, Ryan Gosling was very close to AJ, one of the members of the Backstreet Boys who insisted that he pass the casting and join the group. But at the time, Ryan did not believe in their success!
DEMI LOVATO IS THE HALF-SISTER OF MADISON DE LA GARZA
Demi Lovato is the half-sister of Madison de la Garza. The popstar is indeed linked to the young actress who plays Juanita Solis in “Desperate Housewives” by their mother.
ASHTON KUTCHER HAS A TWIN BROTHER
Ashton Kutcher has a twin brother. Michael Kutcher was born with a motor disability and had to undergo a heart transplant at the age of 13.
MISCHA BARTON STARRED IN “LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT IN NOTTING HILL”
Mischa Barton appeared in “Love at first sight in Notting Hill”! When Hugh Grant goes to interview Anna Scott (Julia Roberts), he first finds himself facing a young actress played by Mischa Barton.
WILL SMITH SHOULD HAVE ACTED IN “MATRIX”
Will Smith should have acted in “Matrix”! But after reading the screenplay, Will Smith refused the main role of Neo (ultimately held by Keanu Reeves), finding the film too complicated.
EMMY ROSSUM WAS THE NIECE OF VERA WANG
Emmy Rossum was Vera Wang’s niece! The American designer had married Emmy Rossum’s uncle but divorced her last year. Emmy was always in the front row of her aunt’s parades!
TOM CRUISE WANTED TO BE A PRIEST
Tom Cruise wanted to be a priest! As a teenager, long before discovering Scientology, Tom Cruise wanted to get back in business and had even attended a seminar in an Ohio school.
LEIGHTON MEESTER WAS BORN IN PRISON
Leighton Meester was born in prison. While in “Gossip Girl”, the actress is a young girl of good family, the one who embodies her was born in a Texas prison because her mother had been convicted of drug trafficking.
MICHAEL JACKSON ESCAPED THE ATTACKS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001
Michael Jackson escaped the attacks of September 11, 2001. The king of pop had a professional meeting in one of the towers of the World Trade Center, but having given a concert the day before, Michael Jackson did not feel fit and decided to cancel it, preferring to sleep.
SEAN PENN’S FATHER DIRECTED MANY EPISODES OF “THE LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE”
Sean Penn’s father directed many episodes of “The Little House on the Prairie”. Leo Penn even took the opportunity to turn his son Sean there!
EMMA STONE AUDITIONED TO BE THE CHEERLEADER FOR “HEROES”
Emma Stone auditioned to be the cheerleader for “Heroes”! But she admits that when leaving the hearing, she meets Hayden Panettiere and hears that it is she who will have the role!
EMILY BLUNT STUTTERED ALL HER CHILDHOOD
Emily Blunt stuttered all her childhood! It was only by taking acting lessons that the heroine of “5 years of reflection” got rid of this defect.
MICHELLE TRACHTENBERG SHOULD HAVE BEEN THE HEROINE OF “TWILIGHT”
Michelle Trachtenberg should have been the heroine of “Twilight”! The nasty Georgina from “Gossip Girl” had been selected alongside other contenders to play the role of Bella Swan, for her very pale skin colour, but it was ultimately Kristen Stewart who landed the role.
LADY GAGA WROTE “BORN THIS WAY” IN 10 MINUTES
Lady Gaga wrote “Born this way” in 10 minutes! The eccentric singer even claims that the writing of her hit was like “the immaculate conception”!
ALYSSA MILANO INSPIRED “THE LITTLE MERMAID”
Alyssa Milano inspired “The Little Mermaid”! The designers drew on the face of the 16-year-old actress to give birth to Ariel.
LILY ALLEN’S BROTHER IS ONE OF THE HEROES OF “GAME OF THRONES”
Lily Allen’s brother is one of the heroes of “Game of Thrones”! Alfie Allen plays Theon Greyjoy in the HBO series.
CORY MONTEITH WAS A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER
Cory Monteith was a school bus driver! Before playing Finn Hudson in the “Glee” series, Cory Monteith was a school bus driver, before becoming a high school student again for the series! The actor died in 2013.
JIM CARREY HAD CORRESPONDENCE WITH TUPAC
Jim Carrey had correspondence with Tupac! The actor wrote to the rapper when he was in prison to make him laugh and help keep him up. Tupac then confided that, legitimately, Jim Carrey was his favourite actor.
NICOLE RICHIE WAS ADOPTED AT THE AGE OF 9
Nicole Richie was adopted at the age of 9. But Lionel Richie and his wife Brenda had been taking care of the girl since he was 2 years old. Nicole’s biological father, Peter Michael Escovedo, had worked briefly with the singer before giving him custody of his daughter. Among those close to her childhood, Nicole Richie includes Michael Jackson who was his godfather.
PRINCE WILLIAM AND PRINCE CHARLES NEVER FLY TOGETHER
Prince William and Prince Charles never fly together! To ensure that the British crown has an heir, the Prince of Wales and his son never embark on the same flight.
PIERCE BROSNAN WAS A FIRE EATER
Pierce Brosnan was a fire eater! One can hardly imagine the former James Bond dressed as a troubadour and spitting fire, and yet he worked in a circus before becoming an actor.
ROWAN ATKINSON RESCUED FAMILY FROM PLANE CRASH
Rowan Atkinson saved his family from a plane crash! In 2001, while travelling in a small passenger plane with his wife and children in Kenya, Rowan Atkinson was forced to hold the handle because the pilot had just passed out. Although he had never flown a plane, he was able to steer the aircraft a few minutes before the pilot woke up.
SHILOH PITT STARS IN “THE STRANGE STORY OF BENJAMIN BUTTON”
Shiloh Pitt plays in “The strange story of Benjamin Button”! The daughter of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, then a few months old, was allowed to play alongside her father, embodying her daughter! The baby actor is not ready to play the scene, Brad Pitt proposed to the director to play Shiloh for him. A great start to your career!
KATY PERRY’S NAME IS KATY HUDSON
Katy Perry’s name is Katy Hudson! Her name being too close to that of actress Kate Hudson, she chooses to rename herself Perry, the maiden name of her mother.
BLAKE LIVELY AND PENN BADGLEY HAVE KNOWN EACH OTHER SINCE CHILDHOOD
Blake Lively and Penn Badgley have known each other since childhood! The lovers of “Gossip Girl” did not meet on the set of the series. Blake’s mother was Penn’s theatre teacher and they were first performed at the age of 11. It was not until much later that love was born!
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE AND RYAN GOSLING LIVED TOGETHER
Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling lived together! When they were 11, the two step kids shared a poster for the “Mickey Mouse Club” and an apartment. When Justin Timberlake remembers, he admits: “We were crazy, we were partners in crime! ”
JACK NICHOLSON’S MOTHER PRETENDED TO BE HIS SISTER FOR YEARS
Jack Nicholson’s mother pretended to be his sister for years! The actor was brought up by his grandparents alongside his sister. It was not until the 1970s, following an investigation in “Time Magazine” that he discovered that the one he thought was his sister was in fact … his mother. She had it very early on and her parents decided to raise him like their son.
JENNIFER LOPEZ DID EXTRAS FOR JANET JACKSON
Jennifer Lopez did extras for Janet Jackson! Long before becoming an actress and then a singer, J. Lo was an outstanding dancer and she notably filmed in the clip “That’s the way love goes” by Janet Jackson.
BEYONCÉ IS ALLERGIC TO PERFUME
Beyoncé is allergic to perfume! However, as a good businesswoman that she is, that does not prevent her from having released several perfumes in her name.
MARK WAHLBERG HAS The THIRD NIPPLE
Mark Walhberg has a third nipple! Tired that everyone asked him to show this little nipple placed under his chest, the actor wanted to have it removed before changing his mind and keeping this little peculiarity!