It may not seem like it, but celebrities are just like us. They eat delicious meals, sleep every night, fall in and out of love, and deal with all kinds of problems. Sure, big stars might be infinitely wealthier and more privileged than us, but they’re still humans. And, much like ordinary people, they have embarrassing secrets and hilarious experiences that they’d prefer not to comment on. While we don’t want to air out these individuals’ dirty laundry, it’s time to spill the tea on the most talented performers of our time. From smuggling drugs and believing in supernatural creatures to participating in boybands and having strange physical anomalies, these weird celebrity facts will forever change your perception of the famous people we all know and love.
George Lucas Has a Fire Brigade That Protects Skywalker Ranch
Everyone knows George Lucas. You don’t have to be an avid Star Wars fan to do so. The acclaimed filmmaker, also famous for creating the Indiana Jones series alongside director Steven Spielberg, has been one of Hollywood’s biggest names for over 40 years. So, you can imagine that he has won millions of dollars over the years and has a massive pile of money to spend on whatever he wants.
In fact, Lucas has employed 14 firefighters and bought several firetrucks to protect Skywalker Ranch, an impressive building where the American filmmaker keeps his expensive equipment and priceless intellectual property.
Katy Perry Keeps a Lock of Taylor Swift’s and Miley Cyrus’ Hair in Her Purse
It’s no secret that Katy Perry is an eccentric person. You can tell that by her unique sense of fashion and pretty quirky attitude. However, we would’ve never imagined that she could be downright creepy. In a 2013 interview, the successful singer-songwriter was asked about the content of her purse. Most of us assumed that she’d answer something like “money” or “makeup,” but her response was far weirder than that.
Perry revealed that she always keeps a lock of Taylor Swift’s and Miley Cyrus’ hair in her handbag. Apparently, she asked both young ladies for them backstage at the Grammys.
Charlie Sheen Attempted to Hunt the Loch Ness Monster Using the Leg of a Lamb
Since Charlie Sheen first rose to fame in the 80s, he has starred in an extensive list of fantastic movies that earned a fortune at the box office. As if that weren’t impressive enough, the talented actor also headlined the hilarious sitcom Two and a Half Men, which was a massive success due to its dedicated audience. Still, those aren’t the only things that make Charlie such an adored figure.
Sheen’s crazy stunts are memorable. Once, he even searched for the Loch Ness monster using the leg of a lamb as bait. If this isn’t proof that he’s insane, we don’t know what would be.
Jennifer Lawrence Has a Funny Tattoo That Reminds Her to Drink Water
Apart from being an excellent actress, Jennifer Lawrence is notorious for being a pretty unique person. Her level of quirkiness is something out of this world, and the following fun fact is proof of that. If you pay enough attention, whenever a photographer takes a picture of her, you’ll notice that Jennifer has a small “H2O” tattoo on her right hand to remind herself that she should drink water every now and then.
While we can relate to her problem of forgetting to stay hydrated, we’d never go as far as inking a note onto our bodies. Clearly, setting a reminder on her phone wasn’t enough for Lawrence.
Harry Styles Has Four Nipples
Harry Styles started his career as a member of the boyband One Direction a decade ago. It didn’t take him long to succeed in the art scene, though. Styles has been killing it in the past few years and making everyone fall in love with him. From modeling for Vogue and breaking gender stereotypes to creating catchy music and acting in successful movies, the famous young man doesn’t cease to mesmerize us with his talent.
Nonetheless, his impressive career isn’t the only thing that surprises us. Styles has a physical anomaly that not many are aware of. Because of a condition called polythelia, this artist has four nipples instead of two.
Angelina Jolie Wore a Vial Full of Billy Bob Thornton’s Blood Around Her Neck
Angelina Jolie has been a fixture on the Hollywood scene for decades, and her acting skills are truly incredible. Still, although most of us know about her storied career, there are specific details about Angelina’s private life that we’ve never heard of. For instance, when the beautiful actress was married to her second husband, Billy Bob Thornton, she wore a vial full of his blood around her neck to take him with her wherever she went.
And she wasn’t the only one. Thornton also wore a similar necklace with Jolie’s blood in it. Honestly, we can’t help but feel like their way of staying close to each other was kind of weird.
Matthew Perry Lost Part of His Middle Finger When He Was a Child
Despite the fact that Friends ended so long ago, its cast members still reside in our hearts. However, Matthew Perry, who portrayed the character of Chandler in the show, is undoubtedly the most relatable character in the story of television. He was always in desperate need of love and was never afraid to say it out loud. Chandler was one-of-a-kind, not only for his peculiar personality but also for an unusual physical quirk.
Perry lost part of his middle finger in a car door accident when he was a child. As a result, it’s now the same length as his index finger. We bet that you’ve never noticed this before!
Julia Roberts Got Her Smile Insured
No one can deny that Julia Roberts is America’s sweetheart. The talented actress is renowned for one attractive characteristic. Can you guess which one it is? Here’s a hint: it isn’t her flowing red hair, mile-long legs, or bubbly laugh. In case you haven’t figured it out yet, let us tell you the answer to the riddle: her dazzling smile. Julia embodies that old phrase about a smile lighting up an entire room.
When you have a trait as valuable as a killer smile, you may want to protect it. Roberts has done just that, for example. In fact, her iconic smile is covered by a whopping $30 million insurance policy.
Lady GaGa Bought Some EMF Meters to Check Whether She’s Being Haunted by a Ghost
Those who know Lady GaGa and have seen her perform onstage claim that she’s pretty eccentric. Some people even say that she’s a bit weird. Nonetheless, we never thought of her as a crazy woman until we read about the pop diva being scared of a ghost. GaGa is sure that a male spirit called Ryan has been following her during her tours and bothering her whenever he has the chance.
She regularly spends thousands of dollars on ghostbusters to check whether the ghost is genuinely haunting her. On top of that, she once splashed out more than $50,000 on state-of-the-art Electro Magnetic Field meters to detect spirits.
Rob Lowe Is Deaf in His Right Ear Due to Mumps
The world is now debating whether vaccines are good or bad for young children. In our opinion, these injections inoculate us against dangerous diseases, such as mumps. This horrible condition has killed many children worldwide, and those who’ve survived have to deal with its annoying aftermath. In Rob Lowe’s case, an undiagnosed case of mumps made him lose his hearing in his right ear when he was just an infant.
The famous actor isn’t ashamed to talk about his experience. He says that his condition doesn’t bother him much, except for the fact that he can’t appreciate classical music like everyone else.
Keanu Reeves Almost Changed His Name
Keanu Reeves is undoubtedly a household name. His well-rounded repertoire of films, from indie and comedy to action movies, has proven his versatility as an actor. Even though this soft-spoken celebrity has always preferred to keep his personal life private, there are still a lot of intriguing facts surrounding him. For example, did you know that Keanu almost changed his name because he was told that it sounded too exotic?
When he got into acting and went to Hollywood for the first time, Reeves was pushed to come up with a stage name. He thought of the alias “Chuck Spadina,” but fortunately, he didn’t use it in the end.
Martha Stewart Began Her Career as a Fashion Model
Martha Stewart is one of the most talented people in the US. Those who’ve seen her shows know that she has a way of doing things with a lot of style and grace. Of course, the life of such a brilliant woman has been anything but dull. Before Martha became the famous homemaker that she is today, this lady was a beautiful fashion model who worked with brands like Chanel and Unilever.
Stewart began modeling after turning 15 and continued to do so when she was a student at Barnard College to supplement her income. It isn’t difficult to see why she was so successful—she looked gorgeous.
Tom Cruise Bought a Sonogram Machine to See His Baby Daily
Considered by some people as Hollywood’s last action hero, Tom Cruise is currently flying high in his career as his sequel to the film Top Gun is one of the biggest box-office hits of this year. However, this man is more than a dedicated actor who impresses us by constantly pushing himself to extreme situations on the silver screen; Cruise is also a caring father that would do anything for his beloved daughter.
When Katie Holmes was pregnant with Suri Cruise, Tom wasn’t satisfied with gynecologist check-up appointments happening only once a month. So, he spent $200,000 on a medical sonogram machine to look at his baby daily.
Megan Fox Believes That Leprechauns Are Real
In the early 2000s, Megan Fox began receiving recognition for her stunning looks and started her acting career with the movie Holiday in the Sun. She’s well-known for portraying gorgeous young ladies with outstanding cleverness on the silver screen. Still, we aren’t sure if Megan is that brilliant in real life. In a 2014 interview, the beautiful actress told the world that she believes in all paranormal things, including leprechauns.
While Fox doesn’t believe that the Lucky Charms cereal mascot will come after her, she’s pretty sure that leprechauns are real. We wonder how she’d feel if she ever saw one.
Channing Tatum Took Part in Ricky Martin’s “She Bangs” Video
Channing Tatum has a prosperous career and a knack for captivating audiences everywhere. Most people believe that this famous actor’s first role was in Step Up, but they’re wrong. You may not remember it, but he starred elsewhere before that film. We’re talking about Ricky Martin’s “She Bangs” video, where our beloved Channing plays a bartender. If you don’t believe us, go to YouTube and watch the video clip yourself.
Ricky Martin’s video was Tatum’s first professional acting gig. While he was paid just $400 for the seven days of shooting at the set, that experience helped him begin his successful career.
Bono Once Bought a Plane Ticket for His Hat
Whether you like their music or not, you must acknowledge that U2 is one of the world’s most famous music artists. Due to the band’s unprecedented success, Bono is wealthy beyond anyone’s wildest dreams and can spend money on the most ridiculous things. For instance, when the singer-songwriter left for his world tour and forgot his hat at home, he went as far as purchasing a plane ticket for it.
Bono reportedly spent $1,700 to have his hat flown from London to Italy before performing at Luciano Pavarotti’s charity concert. It’s said that the item flew in the cockpit so it wouldn’t be damaged during the flight.
Madonna Was Fired From Her Job at Dunkin’ Donuts
Since her international breakthrough in 1984, Madonna has reinvented herself dozens of times, enjoyed both commercial and critical success of an almost unimaginable scale, and earned considerable sums of money thanks to her talent. Nonetheless, the “Queen of Pop” had to work hard to reach the top. Before this woman was a global superstar, she worked minimum-wage jobs like the rest of us. She wasn’t good at keeping them, though.
While working at the coffee and baked goods chain Dunkin’ Donuts, Madonna was caught red-handed playing with the jelly machine. Her boss got mad at her and fired her right away.
Tim Allen Was Sent to Prison for Possession of Cocaine
It’s no secret that Tim Allen has gone to infinity and beyond with everything he’s done. He has had an impressive career, with memorable roles in Toy Story, Last Man Standing, and Home Improvement. And yet, there’s so much that we still need to learn about this family-friendly star’s private life. For example, the fact that Tim was arrested in the 70s because the police found two pounds of cocaine in his suitcase.
At the time, Allen was a drug dealer. Because of his offense, he had to spend two years in prison. Fortunately, he left that illegal job behind to become one of the most loveable actors in Hollywood.
Dennis Rodman Is Pretty Sure That He Has 47 Siblings
Any avid fan of Michael Jordan or the Chicago Bulls is bound to know who Dennis Rodman is. This athlete has become a memorable figure in basketball, even when separated from his talented teammates and iconic sports team. Still, Dennis’ remarkable skills aren’t the only thing that makes him stand out from the rest. His scandalous claims in front of the cameras allow him to always stay in the public eye.
During his Hall of Fame speech in 2011, Rodman stated that he was the oldest of 47 siblings. However, his father said that he only had 29 children. Honestly, we don’t know who to believe.
Lucy Liu Claims That She Got Intimate With a Ghost
Over 20 years ago, Asian-American actress Lucy Liu captivated audiences by being part of the dynamic trio in a remake of the 70s classic Charlie’s Angels. This lady’s acting skills aren’t the only unique thing about her, though. Her dreams are something out of this world as well. In 1999, she told US Weekly that she was trying to nap on her futon when a ghost appeared and got intimate with her.
Liu isn’t the only celebrity who claims to have made love with a spirit. Apparently, this unusual occurrence is part of a phenomenon called “spectrophilia” that dates back to the 13th century.
Michael J. Fox’s Middle Name Doesn’t Start With “J”
Michael J. Fox rose to fame during the 80s for his hilarious comedic roles and finally consolidated his career when he portrayed Marty McFly in the Back to the Future trilogy. Throughout his career, Michael made us believe that the “J” in his full name was his middle name’s initial letter. Nonetheless, we’ve discovered that all we thought we knew wasn’t true and that our entire lives were a lie.
Fox the “J” to pay homage to his idol, Michael J. Pollard, and hide his middle name, Andrew, from the public. We can’t get mad at him for fooling us with his stage name, though.
Kanye West Used to Work at Gap Stores
Between his reputation as one of the industry’s top music producers and his unique apparel line achieving cult status, Kanye West sits among the world’s most influential people. However, this famous artist wasn’t always so successful. He had to work hard to climb up the social ladder. In fact, before Kanye designed his own clothes and sold them at exorbitant prices, he worked at Gap stores to earn a living.
We acknowledge that Gap garments may not be dirt cheap, but they’re much more affordable than anything that West sells. Ordinary people can’t buy clothes from his apparel line, not even when they’re on sale.
Eva Mendes Wanted to Be a Nun
There’s no denying that Eva Mendes has kept a low profile during her entire career. Despite being an outstanding actress, she has always managed to be a complete mystery to her fans. All we know about her is that she’s currently in a long-term relationship with Ryan Gosling and has two daughters with him. Nonetheless, Eva didn’t expect to live this kind of life before her days in the spotlight.
When she was a child, Mendes wanted to become a nun. Still, as she got older, she realized that it wasn’t what she really wanted for herself, and the convent dream vanished into thin air.
Ashton Kutcher Has Webbed Toes
Over the last 20 years, Ashton Kutcher has evolved from a goofy young actor on That ‘70s Show to a successful sitcom star, thanks to Two and a Half Men. Despite two high-profile marriages, he’s managed to stay out of tabloid headlines. However, there’s a fair share of exciting facts about Ashton’s private life that not everyone knows. For instance, he revealed that he has webbed toes in the British talk show Friday Night with Jonathan Ross.
Kutcher’s rare condition is called “syndactyly,” which occurs in one out of 2,000 live births. If this doesn’t make this young man unique, we don’t know what would be.
Snoop Dogg and Brandy Are Related
Snoop Dogg has consistently written and released dozens of popular songs throughout his career. His catchy tunes are iconic because people of all ages and interest levels can relate to them. While this rapper’s fans might know a great deal about his fantastic music and relaxed personality, they might not realize that he isn’t the only member of his numerous family to enjoy a prosperous career in the art scene.
Among Snoop Dogg’s famous relatives, we can find Brandy, a singer-songwriter known for her beautiful voice. Although the two aren’t public about this information, they acknowledge having worked together on music in the past.
Christopher Walken Worked as a Lion Tamer
People often call Christopher Walken the quintessential character actor, and we’re no one to contradict them. Thanks to his nervy charm that can turn sinister in a flash, he excels at playing weirdos, psychopaths, and villains on the silver screen. Nonetheless, long before Christopher was a revered cult figure, he was just a teenager working for a circus and impressing audiences with a dangerous show where he acted as a lion tamer.
Once, Walken had to enter the arena with a whip and get a lion named Sheba to roll over on command. He said that she was as sweet and tame as a domestic cat.
Rebel Wilson Decided to Become an Actress After Catching Malaria
Rebel Wilson is one of those people that you can hardly ignore. She’s so hilarious that we can’t help but laugh to tears whenever we see her. Still, this actress wasn’t always looking forward to becoming a comedian. Before she decided to start acting, Rebel was an intellectual lady focused on getting good grades and earning a degree. However, everything changed for good after she went on a trip to South Africa.
During her trip, Wilson caught malaria and hallucinated for weeks. When she recovered from the illness, she felt like a totally different person and decided to become the person we know and love today.
Tom Hanks Collects Typewriters
Most people consider Tom Hanks as one of the sweetest actors and most adorable public figures in Hollywood. The two-time Oscar winner received critical acclaim for his outstanding dramatic performances in films such as Philadelphia and Saving Private Ryan. However, he sealed his status as a household name through memorable comedic roles in Big and the Toy Story franchise. While everybody is acquainted with his successful career, only a few know about his hobby.
It turns out that Hanks is a typewriter collector. He owns over 250 of these items, most of which are still functional. We can imagine how marvelous his collection must be.
Britney Spears Used to Be in a Girl Group Similar to the Spice Girls
There’s no doubt that Britney Spears is a talented artist. Nonetheless, it took her some time to reach the status of superstar. Britney started her career as a member of Disney’s The All New Mickey Mouse Club, but the show wasn’t enough to make her famous. And, a few years before she released the single that would turn her into the “Princess of Pop,” she became part of a girl group called Innosense.
The girl band was supposed to be America’s answer to the Spice Girls in the UK. However, no one could be as successful as them, and Spears knew it. So, she decided to go solo.
Jake Gyllenhall Learned to Drive Thanks to Paul Newman
Jake Gyllenhaal was only an 11-year-old kid when he made his big-screen debut in City Slickers. Since then, he has enjoyed an impressive movie career, from October Sky to Donnie Darko and beyond, making himself a household name worldwide and earning multiple award nominations and wins. Jake’s profession has also allowed him to meet great celebrities who positively impacted his life. One of those people is the late Paul Newman.
Gyllenhaal and Newman had a strong bond; the latter was the former’s mentor throughout his career. Paul even taught Jake how to drive as though he was part of his family.
Kim Basinger Bought a Town in Georgia
Back in the 80s, Kim Basinger was famous for being one of the most beautiful women in the world and a talented actress and singer. Her good looks and comedic skills made her a top star that everyone wanted to have in their films. As a result, Kim earned millions of dollars for her memorable performances and modeling jobs. But what did she do with all that money? Well, she bought an entire town.
Yes, you read that right. Basinger bought an 8,000-person town in Georgia for $20 million. According to her, she made this decision because she felt a special connection to the place.
Nicolas Cage and Leonardo DiCaprio Got Into a Bidding War Over a Dinosaur Skull
Nicolas Cage has built himself a reputation off of his eccentric antics on-screen. Still, his personality is no different from the weird and enigmatic characters that he portrays on the silver screen. Nicolas has done many strange things throughout his life: he spent a night in Dracula’s castle, did magic mushrooms with his beloved cat, and even got into a bidding war over a stolen dinosaur skull with Leonardo DiCaprio.
Ultimately, Cage outbid DiCaprio and ended up paying $270,000 for a 67 million-year-old piece of bone. Nonetheless, the skull was stolen, and he had to return it to its original owner a few months later.
Madonna Wanted to Do the VMAs Kiss With Jennifer Lopez Instead of Britney Spears
Let us take you back to a milestone moment in the history of humanity: the 2003 MTV VMAs, an event where Madonna kissed Britney Spears in front of the cameras and left people from all parts of the world astonished. Despite the fact that the moment was iconic, the truth is that Britney wasn’t Madonna’s first choice. The “Queen of Pop” wanted to kiss Jennifer Lopez, but she refused.
Although the open-mouth kiss between the two artists wasn’t long enough to qualify as making out, it scandalized America for weeks. In our opinion, what happened that day is definitely the most shocking VMAs moment of all time.
Ryan Gosling Almost Became Part of the Backstreet Boys
Ryan Gosling has become a household name over the years due to his unique looks and outstanding performances. His incredible career includes some of the most successful and highly acclaimed films of the past two decades. Still, just because Ryan is famous worldwide for his talent doesn’t mean that people know every fascinating detail about him. For example, we’re pretty sure that you had no idea that he almost became part of the Backstreet Boys.
The only reason why Gosling didn’t take part in the boyband is that he didn’t think that it’d hit it big. Time proved him wrong, though, as the Backstreet Boys have sold over 100 million records worldwide.
Jennifer Aniston Turned Down a Spot on "Saturday Night Live"
Thanks to her timeless beauty and sharp sense of humor, Jennifer Aniston has been one of America’s favorite actresses since her debut on the silver screen. We can’t imagine a world without seeing her as Rachel Green in Friends. Nonetheless, you’d be surprised to know that this possibility almost becomes a reality because Jennifer was offered a spot on Saturday Night Live before landing her role on the hit sitcom.
Luckily for us, Aniston declined the offer to be part of the comedy show after giving it some thought and went on to become one of the most iconic characters in the history of sitcoms.
Jonathan Franzen Writes His Novels Blindfolded
Perhaps you haven’t heard about him until now, but Jonathan Franzen is an award-winning novelist and essayist. He has written multiple acclaimed books, such as The Corrections and Freedom. Despite being a famous author, Jonathan resembles ordinary people in many ways. For instance, he has said that he quickly gets distracted while writing, just like us when we try to do homework, study for a test, or work from home.
To fight off his procrastination tendencies, Franzen devised a strange yet effective technique: wear a blindfold and earplugs. That way, he can keep distractions at bay and focus on his work.
Macaulay Culkin Was in a Band That Only Played Songs About Pizza
After Macaulay Culkin achieved great fame as a child with Home Alone, he fell off the radar for a while to go on with his life. Each year, he comes back into the spotlight around Christmas time for obvious reasons. Still, there are a few things that people don’t know about him, like the fact that he used to be in an underrated band that only sang songs about pizza.
In 2012, Culkin started up a tribute band called The Pizza Underground. Basically, the music group played Velvet Underground covers and replaced some of the lyrics with the word “pizza.”
Fran Drescher Believes That She and Her Former Husband Were Once Abducted by Aliens
It has been over 20 years since the final episode of The Nanny aired on TV, and we still remember Fran Drescher for being the eccentric protagonist of the hilarious sitcom. Nonetheless, the talented actress is more similar to the character she portrayed on TV than we thought, as she’s a peculiar person herself. In a 2012 interview, Fran told the world that she believed that both she and her former husband were once abducted by aliens.
Dresch is sure that the abduction happened because they both have scars on their hands, where aliens implanted chips. She also said that the reason they met was that they were programmed to do so.
Waka Flocka Flame Paid Someone to Be His Blunt Roller
At first, Waka Flocka Flame wasn’t interested in making rap music. He only wanted to play basketball and have fun. However, everything changed when he saw Gucci Mane performing, a significant artist whom his mother managed. This young man’s career change was one of his best decisions in life, as he now holds an estimated net worth of $7 million. And what he spends all that money on will surely surprise you.
Rapper Waka Flocka Flame reportedly paid someone $50,000 yearly just to roll his marijuana blunts and hand them to him. That sounds like a sick job to have, don’t you agree?
Matthew Broderick Was Involved in a Car Accident That Killed Two People
Matthew Broderick is a talented actor known for his iconic performances in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and The Producers. Still, his successful career isn’t enough to hide a dark event in his past that still haunts him to this day. It turns out that, in 1987, Matthew got in a fatal car accident where two people died. Of course, the famous performer was arrested and had to face a trial.
Broderick pled guilty to the charge of careless driving and paid a $175 fine to avoid going to prison. He was never charged with vehicular manslaughter, probably because of his celebrity status.
Oprah Winfrey Has an Oprah-Shaped Bathtub
Instantly recognizable from just her first name, Oprah Winfrey is one of the most widely-known, wealthy, and beloved figures in the world. From her humble beginnings to her remarkable career in the entertainment industry, this charismatic lady is an inspiring icon of the modern world. Due to her hard work and unprecedented success, Oprah has earned enough money to buy whatever she wants, even a bathtub shaped like her body.
Winfrey says that the tub was chiseled out of marble and onyx by an artisan but didn’t reveal how much she spent on it. It sounds bizarre, but she doesn’t seem to regret this odd purchase.
David Bowie’s Eye Was Permanently Dilated Due to a Fist Fight
The music industry lost one of its best artists when David Bowie passed away from liver cancer in 2016. His death surprised all his fans, as he kept his diagnosis a secret. Nowadays, we remember David talking about his prosperous career and exotic beauty. One of the aspects that made this man so unique was his eyes. Apart from suffering from heterochromia, his left eye’s pupil was more dilated because of a particular event.
When Bowie was 15, he engaged in a fist fight with his best friend over a woman. He was punched so hard that his left eye’s pupil got permanently dilated.
Michelle Pfeiffer Was Part of a Cult When She Was Young
Michelle Pfeiffer has played many characters throughout her career despite being repeatedly typecast as the blonde bimbo in her early days. In fact, the famous actress even got to play Catwoman in Batman Returns, one of the best comic book adaptations to the silver screen. Unfortunately, Michelle’s life wasn’t always so happy. In a 2013 interview, she opened up about her scary experience with a cult that made her follow a strange diet.
When Pfeiffer was younger, she joined a group of people who believed that they only needed air and sunlight to survive. Luckily, she realized that their philosophy was questionable and walked out of the cult.
Bill Murray Tried to Smuggle Weed Into the US
It’s no secret that Bill Murray has portrayed all kinds of characters on the silver screen over the past decades. His performances in movies like Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, and Lost in Translation prove his talent and versatility. Nonetheless, Bill’s antics off-screen might not be familiar to most of us. For example, not many people know that he was caught in an airport trying to smuggle weed into the US on his 20th birthday.
Murray joked to another passenger that he was carrying two bombs in his suitcase. Someone overheard the conversation and reported him to security. What the cops found wasn’t explosives but five 2-pound blocks of weed.
The Spice Girls Were Supposed to Be Made up of Six Members, Not Five
The Spice Girls were a dominant force in the 90s. Her catchy tunes and unique dance moves were enough to make young ladies around the world love them. The group’s legacy continues with reunion tours featuring the original band members: Sporty, Scary, Posh, Ginger, and Baby Spice. However, what if we told you that the Spice Girls was first intended to be made up of six members instead of five?
Initially, Michelle Stephenson was going to be “Smart Spice.” Sadly, she didn’t mix well with the rest of the band. So, the Spice Girls’ manager, Chris Herbert, asked Stephenson to leave before she could perform onstage with the group.