Category: celebrity

Colin Farrell helped a drifter in Toronto win $2,000 from a radio station, who was offering it to anyone who could bring the actor to their studio. Four years later, he helped the same man again, by taking him on a $2,100 shopping spree for essential clothing and giving him $830 for rent.

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Actor Robert Pattinson dealt with an obsessed fan who had been camping outside his apartment by taking her out on a dinner date. “I just complained about everything in my life, and she never came back.”

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Mr. T had T-cell lymphoma. He said, “Can you imagine that? Cancer with my name on it—personalized cancer.” Fortunately, he was able to beat it and is cancer-free.

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Tom Cruise is obsessed with sending his co-stars cakes, even ones he worked with decades ago. Louis Theroux, a documentary maker, even went to his grandmother’s 100th Birthday Party to find 100 cupcakes from Tom Cruise, after Tom worked with his cousin.

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At age 11, Hugh Jackman decided against dance lessons because his older brother told him “dancing is for sissy’s.” Years later his brother apologized and encouraged him to follow his passion. Hugh signed up for lessons the following day and went on to win a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. (source)

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In high school, with his imposing physique and matured mustache, most Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson’s classmates thought he was an undercover cop.

Mick Jagger has a great-grandchild that is older than his youngest child.

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Brad Pitt was paid a single cup of coffee for his Deadpool 2 cameo. Ryan Reynolds thought it would be funny to cast a high profile actor for a character that is invisible and worthless throughout the movie and then show up for eight frames of footage. 

Dolly Parton’s father paid for her birth with a sack of oats. She is the fourth of 12 children born to Robert and Avie Lee Parton of Sevierville, Tennessee. Her family was so poor that grain was all her father had to give the doctor who delivered her.

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After Jean-Claude Van Damme’s biggest movie hit (Timecop 1994), he was offered a 3 picture deal at $12M per picture. He turned it down and demanded he get the same deal as Jim Carrey – $20M per movie. He was rejected and his career never recovered. He later admitted he “acted like an idiot”.

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