Celebrity divas are nothing new to the industry or the fans that read about them. Although a lot of celebs try to pride themselves on being humble and down-to-earth, there are others that just don’t care. They have demands that need to be met! Go figure. Whether they are rattling off laundry list for the décor of their dressing rooms or not talking to co-stars on their sets, these celebs have really ruffled some industry feathers. Check out 15 celebs who may have invisibly branded the word “brat” before their name.
Nicki Minaj never forgets to thank her fans for making her the performer that she is today, but what about the people that work with her on an everyday basis. What do they think of Ms. Minaj? According to co-host Mariah Carey, who worked very closely with her on American Idol, Nicki can be quite a handful to deal with on any set. With rumors that she felt Mariah was getting more attention than she was on set, Nicki eventually became irate during the gig, even making threats toward Mariah’s family. Wow, real cool Nicki!
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Doesn’t Jennifer Aniston seem so down-to-earth during all those red carpet interviews and comedic characters she plays? Well, apparently it’s all a front. While working on the cast of Friends, several co-stars say they would sit and eat lunch together, but Jennifer would just rush in to grab her lunch and leave, never speaking to anyone until the cameras were up.
Lindsay Lohan may be one of the most troubled actresses to ever step on a stage, but that hardly means she doesn’t deserve to have demands met, right? Rumor has it Lohan would show up to several sets very late and demand they get started right way, but of course, not before she would go to her dressing room to have hair and make-up done.
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What has Ashlee Simpson done again to be so difficult? We aren’t really sure, but apparently this girl isn’t the nicest co-star to be on set with. Simpson was allegedly fired from Melrose Place because she always super late and no one liked working with her. Sources say her presence created, “a deep discord among fellow cast members.” Ouch!
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While Madonna has a reputation for being one the best entertainers to live, she also earned herself a rep for being one of the biggest divas! That’s right, apparently Madonna isn’t the nicest person to work with on or off set. Even the King of Pop, Michael Jackson allegedly didn’t care for Madonna. Madonna doesn’t mind it though. While it may attach negativity to her work ethic, she says “I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a Beyotch, okay.”
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While people can usually sing nothing but praises when it comes to mega-star Beyonce, the singer had 2013 Super Bowl officials saying the complete opposite. Headlines everywhere stated Beyonce was by far the “Most Difficult Celebrity” ever! Officials say Beyonce’s list of demands stretched so far, being so absurd there was no way they could accommodate her. The list included $6,000 of imported cigars for hubby Jay-Z to puff on as she performed and that baby Blue Ivy’s $233,000 carriage be flown in! Wow!
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Mila Kunis looks like one of the sweetest souls to ever walk the earth, but according to sources this chick has a bit of a mean streak. It’s reported that Mila once showed up for an on-camera interview hours late, and told the interviewers to “make this 10 minutes,” because she had other things to do!
Ms. Paltrow has been in the business for a long time so maybe that’s the reason she treats journalist like has-beens when it’s time to sit down for interviews with them. Is there some sort of vendetta? We aren’t sure, but it is clear to any journalist that has the privilege to work with her that she can be cold as ice and may not answer all your questions, Oh, how lovely.
Everyone has a bit of diva in them, even ole’ Jenny from the block. It’s been rumored that Lopez can go on a terror streak if her demands aren’t met before she shows up for gigs.
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We aren’t sure if it’s a secret anymore that Mariah Carey is one of the most demanding singers in the entertainment business, but if you didn’t know, now you do! Joining her nemesis Nicki Minaj on the list of most difficult celebrities, Carey can be quite the handful both on and off gigs. Sources say, Mariah was a “nightmare to work with,” and “ridiculously nit-picky” during her time judging American Idol. Wow, maybe there was some truth to what Nicki was saying!
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Naomi Campbell has an infamous reputation for being one of the meanest supermodels, ever! Campbell has never been shy about admitting she is very angry, even going on The Tyra Banks Show to openly apologize to Tyra Banks for terrorizing her during their earlier modeling years. Campbell says she has since been seeking therapy to help with her issues.
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Wondering why Shannon Doherty is doing all those college commercials these days? Well, apparently a bad attitude get you nowhere in the acting industry. Doherty was fired from Beverly Hills 90210 and Charmed because she just couldn’t get along with her co-stars! Doherty’s attitude was so bad she wouldn’t even speak to Alyssa Milano unless the camera was on.
Christina has more issues than people think, well, at least when it comes to working with people. She is another one who holds no punches when it comes to icing out interviewers. It was even reported that Christina showed up to a radio station so rigid that the host was afraid to interview her! She even had The Voice co-host Adam Levine calling her names that we can’t mention
Katherine Heigl may be sending her career a death threat, if she continues the route she’s chosen. How so? Well, Heigl hasn’t built the greatest reputation among show producers. One in particular, Shonda Rhimes, decided she had enough of Heigl’s behavior in 2008 when Heigl refused to enter her name for Emmy consideration. Heigl says she didn’t think her part was written well enough by Rhines to ever be considered for an Emmy, and refused to submit to the invitation. Needless to say Heigl was eventually killed off the show, and things haven’t been that great for her since.
This Gossip Girl actress apparently wasn’t so nice to work with on the set. Not only was her character killed off because of her bad behavior, but her destructive behavior during other acting gigs, including The CW’s The Beautiful Life and Law & Order: SVU have led her in the acting dog house.