Have you ever had a habit or a routine that you had to do on a regular basis in order to ease your mind? Probably. After all, habits are a part of life, and almost everyone has them – and everyone knows that once you develop a habit, it can be pretty tough to break. However, there are some habits that are a bit more strange than others. Although strange habits may seem like something that only affects strange people, some of the biggest celebrities in the industry are the biggest culprits when it comes to weird habits that they just can’t seem to let go of. You’ll probably be surprised by some of the things that these stars do on a regular basis. Here are 10 bizarre habits of celebrities.
Victoria Beckham wears sock gloves to bed
In 2008, Victoria Beckham revealed one of her beauty secrets, and it involved a pretty strange habit. According to Beckham: “I put really thick foot lotion on with socks before I go to sleep. I also use thick hand cream with gloves at the same time. David thinks I’m loony because I get into bed with gloves and socks on.”
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Gwyneth Paltrow’s has strange rules for her children watching TV
Sure, most parents have rules regarding their children’s TV usage, but Gwyneth Paltrow has some pretty weird standards when it comes to what her kids are allowed to watch. According to Paltrow: “I only let them watch TV in French or Spanish.” Although this might seem a little out there, it’s actually a pretty smart way to make sure that her kids can be exposed to other things.
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Olivia Munn pulls out her eyelashes
Lots of people have nervous habits, but unfortunately for Olivia hers is really out of her control. Munn suffers from a disorder called trichotillomania which is triggered by anxiety and causes her to pull out her eyelashes. Munn says that although it’s gotten much better, there was a time when uncomfortable social situations caused her to pluck uncontrollably.
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Cameron Diaz opens doors with her elbows
Cameron Diaz suffers from OCD and as a result she has a few strange episodes, including opening doors with her elbows. Sure, this may seem a little strange, but it could definitely be a good alternative for people who hate touching dirty door knobs and handles.
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Demi Moore loves blood sucking leeches…Literally
Everybody wants to have great and healthy skin, but most people have a line they aren’t comfortable crossing in order to get it. Demi Moore; however, is willing to do almost anything. According to Moore: ” I’ve always been someone looking for the cutting edge of things that optimise your health and healing. I was in Austria doing a cleanse and part of the treatment was leech therapy…They have a little enzyme that when they are biting down in you it gets released in your blood and generally you bleed for quite a bit – and your health is optimized. It detoxifies your blood.”
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James McAvoy’s monthly greeting
If you’re the first person to run into James McAvoy on the first of the month, there’s a very high chance he will great you with the phrase “white rabbit.” Apparently, McAvoy is very superstitious and follows this routine to keep good luck on his side. According to McAvoy: “On the first of every month I have to say ‘White Rabbit’ to the first person I see. My grandmother taught me that, it’s good luck to say it.”
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Jason Segel has a room in his house dedicated to his puppets
Jason Segel has a strange habit for collecting puppets, and he isn’t afraid to show it. During an interview she stated: “My house is packed with puppets. Like, everywhere. Thank God I have a slightly bigger house now, so I have one room that’s sort of dedicated to puppets. But for a long time I lived in a one-bedroom apartment that was just crammed with puppets.”
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Jennifer Aniston does a specific routine every time she enters a plane
Lots of people are scared to fly, and an as a result, lots of people have routines and superstitions. Jennifer Aniston’s; however, is pretty intense. Aniston has admitted that she has a very strict ritual that she must do every time she enters a plane. According to Aniston: “”If I walk on to an airplane, I always have to go on with my right foot first and tap the outside of the plane, I have always done it for luck.”
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Megan Fox always listens to Britney Spears while flying
There’s nothing better than a strange habit that involves some great pop classics. Megan Fox is a another celebrity who’s leery about flying, but she doesn’t worry as long as there’s some Britney Spears blasting in her ear. According to Fox: “I developed that (a fear of flying) when I turned 20. All of a sudden I got really afraid to get on airplanes. I had to come up with a way to deal with it because I didn’t want to have panic attacks every time I get on a plane. I know for a fact it’s not in my destiny to die listening to a Britney Spears album, so I always put that on in my (headphones) when I’m flying because I know it won’t crash if I’ve got Britney on.”
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Sandra Bullock uses hemorrhoid cream on her face
There’s a price for beauty, and Sandra Bullock isn’t afraid to pay it. In order to keep her skin looking great, Bullock uses hemorrhoid cream – Preparation H to be exact – on her face. Apparently, Bullock believes that doing this will help decrease the bags under her eyes.
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