Paris Hilton wrote the book on being famous for being famous, and the Kardashians are just copying her homework. ✨
17 Celebrity Stage Names That Are The Result Of Strict Union Rules, Copyright Infringement, Or The "Old Hollywood Culture" Of Anglicization
Michael Keaton had to use a stage name because his real name, Michael Douglas, was taken by an already famous movie star, and his nickname, Mike Douglas, was taken by a talkshow host. However, he's glad he didn't go with his first choice, Michael Jackson!
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Ed Sheeran Made His Manager Carry Around A Picture Of The Weasley Twins For A Year, And 14 Other Secrets Celebs' Teams Revealed
In her tell-all book, Kris Jenner's former nanny claimed the momager "was grooming her children for their current celebrity status their entire lives."
14 Celebs Who Called Out How Differently They Were Treated After Losing Weight, And It's Honestly So Toxic
Kelly Osbourne said, "My weight loss made me resentful at Hollywood ... because when I was fat, I was invisible. They didn't want to work with me; they didn't want to do anything with me."
I'm still mad at How I Met Your Mother for killing off the mother just so Ted could end up with Robin.
When Michael Peña saw other actors booking commercials after changing their names, he "thought it was a slap in the face." Having dealt with racism as a kid, he "felt like changing [his] name would be kind of like conforming."
When Bella Thorne was a preteen, she didn't want to be a Disney star, but she accepted the lead in Shake It Up because her family was "about to live physically on the street if [she] didn't have that role."
In 2015, Brooklyn Peltz Beckham reportedly broke up with Chloë Grace Moretz because he had a crush on Selena Gomez. In 2023, Selena became close friends with Brooklyn and his wife, Nicola Peltz Beckham, and joked about being in a "throuple" with them on Instagram.
Early in his acting career, John David Washington "saw how people changed" when they discovered he was Denzel Washington's son, so he'd lie, "saying [his dad] was a construction worker or in jail, just to have some sense of normalcy."
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"I was the one character who I think should be in more [movies], and these other idiot characters are still there..."
The year Titanic turned 25, Kate Winslet described how she wished she would've responded to fans and journalists who said she was "too fat" for Jack to fit on the door with Rose and survive. She said, "If I could turn back the clock, I would've used my voice in a completely different way."
In the '90s, Will Smith set a personal goal to become the "biggest movie star in the world." Today, he's an Oscar winner and a huge box office draw.
Emma Thompson Threatened To Drop Out Of A Movie If The Producer Asked Her Costar To Lose Weight, And 20 Other Times Celebs Called Out Hollywood's Body Inclusivity Problem
For the 2012 Academy Awards, Melissa McCarthy asked several "very high-level [designers] who make lots of dresses for people" to dress her, and they all rejected her. That experience inspired her to launch her own plus-size clothing line.
15 Young Celebs Who Are Second-Generation Hollywood Royalty, And 15 Who Made It Big Without Family Connections In The Industry
A lot of up-and-coming actors and singers are the children of celebs our parents grew up with. However, not all of the Hollywood newcomers were born into fame — some of them came from a small town in the middle of nowhere and worked their way to the top.
I loveeeeee drama...especially when it involves celebrities.
Former Reality TV Contestants And Employees Are Sharing Their Experiences With How Real (Or Fake!) These Shows Actually Are
"The producers were pissed that there was no drama, so they edited the footage to make it look like I was a total jerk who was lazy. They also made me sign a $3 million dollar editing confidentiality agreement. I looked like such a horrible person."
This year featured a lot of tradition-breaking maternity looks, head-to-toe sparkles, and jeans as anything but pants.
24 Celebs Who Dropped Out Of College To Major In Fame (And If They Ever Went Back To Finish Their Degree)
Reese Witherspoon briefly studied at Stanford before dropping out to pursue acting. Initially, her Legally Blonde character Elle Woods was also supposed to be a Stanford student, but the university wouldn't let them film on campus. So, the movie was shot at Harvard instead.