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49 Bizarre Celebrity Facts That Will Alter Your Perception About These People Forever

From missing fingers to drug trafficking to Ricky Martin music video cameos.

1. Matthew Perry lost part of his middle finger in a car door.

matthew perry showing part of his hand

2. In 1978, Tim Allen was arrested for possession of 1.4 pounds of cocaine and was sentenced to 3–7 years in jail. He was let out on parole after 2 years and 4 months.

Tim allen mugshot

3. Bill Murray was arrested when he was 20 for trying to bring 10 pounds of marijuana on a plane.

4. Jennifer Lopez was Madonna's first choice for the kiss at the 2003 VMAs.

britney and madonna kissing

5. Ryan Gosling could have been in the Backstreet Boys.

6. When Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling were in the Mickey Mouse Club, Justin's mom was Ryan's legal guardian.

justin and ryan talking in the 2010s

7. Before shooting the Friends pilot episode, Jennifer Aniston turned down being a cast member on Saturday Night Live.

Jen holding an emmy

8. Channing Tatum played a bartender in Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" music video. He made $400 for the role.

9. Ashton Kutcher's real first name is Christopher.

10. Kanye West used to work at Gap.

kanye on the red carpet

11. Before going solo, Britney Spears was in an all-female group called Innosense.

12. Soon after moving to New York City, Madonna worked at a Dunkin' Donuts. She was fired after one week for messing with the jelly machine.

early madonna  in nyc

13. Growing up, Eva Mendes wanted to be a nun, but changed her mind when she found out they didn't make any money.

14. Tom Cruise went to seminary school as a boy. He could have been a priest.

15. One of David Bowie's eyes was permanently dilated.

16. Tyra Banks has a dolphin phobia.

17. When Lady Gaga went to NYU, a group of students started a "Stefani Germanotta, you will never be famous" Facebook group.

A screenshot of the Facebook group

18. Matthew Broderick was convicted of careless driving in a car accident in which two people died.

19. Ryan Cabrera has a tattoo of Ryan Gosling's face on his leg.

20. Nicolas Cage once did mushrooms with his cat.

Nic Cage laughing

21. Dennis Rodman has 28 siblings.

Dennis Rodman folding his hands

22. Rob Lowe is deaf in his right ear.

Rob Lowe in a door

23. Martha Stewart started out as a fashion model.

Fashion fierce martha work bitch

24. Leonardo DiCaprio's mom was looking at a Leonardo da Vinci painting in a museum in Italy when Leo first kicked. That's why he's named Leonardo.

The Mona Lisa

25. Jaleel White was the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog in multiple old animated series.


26. Tom Cruise has an asymmetrical face.

Tom Cruise with a line down his face showing it's not even

27. In a Reddit AMA, Joe Jonas revealed he lost his virginity to Ashley Greene. She responded with this Instagram:

28. Snoop Dogg and Brandy are first cousins.

Snoop in a lakers jersey

29. Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy are also first cousins.

A side by side of the cousins

30. Jonah Hill had to go to the hospital for bronchitis while filming Wolf of Wall Street. For seven months, he was snorting vitamin D (almost) daily, pretending it was cocaine.

Jonah in wolf of wallstreet

31. Katy Perry used to keep a lock of Taylor Swift's and Miley Cyrus's hair in her purse.

32. Taylor Swift has a framed picture of Kanye interrupting her in her living room. It's captioned: "Life is full of little interruptions."

kanye interrupting taylor

33. Will Smith's full first name is Willard.

Will taking a selfie on the red carpet

34. Scarlett Johansson has a twin brother.

His name is Hunter and he has a six-pack.

35. Rami Malek has a twin brother named Sami.

The brothers malek

36. Jamie Lee Curtis is Jake Gyllenhaal's godmother, and Jake is Heath Ledger's daughter's godfather.

37. Stephen Baldwin has a Hannah Montana tattoo. Miley Cyrus, who was 15 at the time, told Stephen she would let him guest-star on the show if he got the tattoo. He got the tattoo...but never got a chance to guest-star on the show.

38. Growing up, Katy Perry wasn't allowed to eat Lucky Charms cereal because luck was "linked to the devil." Her family also called deviled eggs "angeled eggs."

39. Michael J. Fox's middle name doesn't start with a "J." His middle name is actually Andrew.

40. Julianne Moore's birth name is Julie Smith.

41. Jon Bon Jovi's birth name is John Bongiovi Jr.

42. The Wall Street Journal estimates that Mariah Carey's "AIl I Want for Christmas Is You" currently makes $1 million a year on streaming ALONE.

Mariah performing all i want for christmas

43. Leonardo DiCaprio is fluent in German.

View this video on YouTube

44. Gwyneth Paltrow also speaks fluent Spanish.

View this video on YouTube

45. Ashton Kutcher has webbed toes.

Ashton showing his webbed toes on TRL

46. There was originally a member of the Spice Girls named Michelle.

Michelle Stephenson

47. Keanu Reeves told Jimmy Fallon that he almost changed his name to "Chuck Spadina" or "Templeton Paige Taylor."

Keanu on Jimmy Fallon

48. Cameron Diaz and Snoop Dogg went to high school together. She claims he sold her weed.

Cameron and Snoop on TRL

49. Matthew McConaughey has a phobia of revolving doors.