The world loves its celebrities. Some people adore them so much that they take on a God-like status. They are rich, powerful and famous and they spend their days entertaining those who worship them – of course they are deeply admired. But just because they are all these amazing things doesn’t mean they aren’t still very human and therefore prone to their own strange tendencies and beliefs. While following scientology might seem like the pinnacle of crazy for some (we should really give Tom Cruise a break), there are celebrities out there who believe in actually crazy things.
Did you know that rapper Akon owns a diamond mine in South Africa? Despite the gross public awareness of blood diamonds, Akon defends his mine by saying that Amnesty International exaggerates the blood shed and the death surrounding conflict diamonds.
An iconic actor who starred in beloved movies like The Blues Brothers and Ghostbusters, Canadian star Dan Aykroyd is not only a gifted comedian but also heartily believes in the existence of aliens. An outspoken proponent that extraterrestrials will one day visit Earth and take humans away, he is an avid member of Mutual UFO Network.
During her marriage to Billy Bob Thornton, Angelina Jolie had some rather warped notions about what was romantic. She and her then husband cut themselves and bled into lockets and then wore each other’s blood around their necks, thinking it would bring them closer as a couple.
Everyone remembers the huge public breakdown of Charlie Sheen – Winning! Tiger’s Blood! – the one that got him fired from his hit TV show “Two and a Half Men.” Amongst his strange rantings, he has stated on several occasions that he believes the 9/11 terrorist attacks were an inside job.