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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had to leave the profession of teaching when he punched a 15-year-old kid for pulling a knife on him.
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Tom Cruise split with all three of his wives when they were 33 years old.
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In 2013, George Clooney surprised 14 friends with 1 million dollars each. They were friends who helped him before he became famous. Some were living paycheck to paycheck at the time. He also paid for the taxes.
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To make it look like celebrities are always having energy drinks, Monster (and similar companies) provide water packaged in their cans. Monster’s cans of water are never sold in stores, so they’ve become a collector’s item.
Carrie Fisher delivered a cow tongue inside a Tiffany box to a predatory producer who had assaulted her friend. She said, “The next delivery will be something of yours in a much smaller box!”
Angelina Jolie once tried to hire a hitman to kill her, because she felt that a murder would be easier on her family than her committing suicide. The would-be-hitman talked her out of it by asking her to wait a month.
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Before she was famous, Nicki Minaj was fired from approximately fifteen jobs for discourtesy to customers.
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