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14 Celebrity Facts That Are Too Crazy to Be True

Celebrities are just like us! They do, after all, eat, sleep, and fall in and out of love. However, the truth, as they say, is stranger than fiction, and this certainly appears to be the case when it comes to celebrity secrets.

Believe it or not, many famous people achieved fame for the outrageous personalities and eccentricities. This list explores strange facts about famous people that will astound you. While some of these bizarre but accurate celebrity facts actually refer to the time before they even achieved fame, others are simply examples of their completely unexpectedly insane abilities.

You’ll never guess which celeb on this list is an inventor or who was offered a job at a strip club! Vote up the facts about these celebrities that surprise you the most!

#1 George Michael spoke with a new accent after recovering from illness.

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George Michael suffered from severe pneumonia in 2012. Fortunately, he recovered, but when he awoke, he realized he had a completely different accent.

#2 Carrie Underwood’s husband gave her cows as a gift.

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Carrie Underwood surprised her fans when she revealed that her husband had given her cows for Christmas. She stated that she had no plans for them and that she simply loved cows.

#3 Emma Stone’s fan recreated the La La Land dance so she could attend the prom with him.

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Emma Stone was asked to attend the prom by a 17-year-old graduate who recreated and filmed the La La Land dance and sent it to her along with a letter. Stone declined because the prom was in Arizona and she was working in London.

#4 Florence Pugh is crazy about tea.

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Florence always carries a cup of Yorkshire Tea wherever she goes. She always keep extra of Yorkshire Tea in her travel bag. You never know when you’re going to need it, she jokes.

#5 Zendaya had to do kindergarten twice because she was so shy as a child.

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Zendaya was such a shy child that her parents even went to specialized seminars to learn how to raise such kids. Additionally, she had to repeat kindergarten to make friends because she would sit in the circle with the other children in complete silence.

#6 Jamie Lee Curtis is an inventor in addition to being an actress.

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Jamie once had the idea for a diaper with an integrated wipe while changing her daughter’s diaper far from the wipes. Despite having the invention patented, she never actually made any of it.

#7 Kristen Stewart was offered a job at a strip club.

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Kristen was preparing for the movie Welcome to the Rileys back when she was a popular and successful actress. She once went to a strip club with the director to get a better understanding of her character. The girl was given a dance job right away, so Stewart was apparently unknown there.

#8 Mark Zuckerberg chose the color of the Facebook logo based on his colorblindness.

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Mark Zuckerberg cannot see the colors red and green. Given that blue is Mark’s favorite color and Facebook’s primary color, it makes sense.

#9 Megan Fox hates compliments

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Few people actually hate being complimented and Megan Fox is one of them. She finds compliments to be fake and detests receiving them. “I hate receiving compliments; I hate being told I’m talented or people think I’m going to be a movie star,” the actress admitted in one of her interviews.

#10 Michael Tyson spends extravagant amounts of money on pigeons.

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Since he was a child, Mike has loved these birds—not the street pigeons, but the ones that take part in pigeon races. They are undoubtedly the most loyal animals, and they are extremely smart, he said.

#11 Paris Hilton loves catching frogs.

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Paris Hilton has a strange hobby. She mentioned that she enjoyed “hunting” frogs on her farm in one of her interviews. She releases them without harming them.

#12 Princess Diana’s wedding shoes had a secret.

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Not everybody knows the secret about Diana’s wedding shoes. Her elegant shoes had 132 pearls and 542 sequins on top. She didn’t wear heels on the wedding day to make Charles appear shorter because their heights were similar. Charles and Diana’s initials, C and D, were hidden on the bottom of the shoe arches as a sweet note by Diana. It took six months to make the shoes.

#13 Kanye West’s first big purchase was an aquarium.

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Kanye received his first huge paycheck after the success of his album “The College Drop Out” and purchased an 18th-century aquarium. The rapper then purchased an aquarium with 30 koi fish as well as a gold fountain on top of a marble base.

#14 Keanu Reeves was once on the 20th Century Fox blacklist.

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Keanu Reeves became famous in 1994 after appearing in the 20th Century Fox film Speed. He was offered a role in the sequel two years later, but he declined. As a result, the company blacklisted him until 2008 and refused to work with him.