They might look glamorous walking down the red carpet, but even celebrities have a few skeletons in their closets. Thankfully, some of their personal staff have given the inside scoop of what goes on behind the doors of A-lister mansions.
Stars’ personal staff members give an inside look at how Ryan Gosling runs up the stairs on all fours, how Taylor Swift is a certifiable cat lady, and more. But reading is believing, so get to scrolling!
Ryan Gosling Has A Few Odd Quirks
According to Ryan Gosling’s staff, the actor has a few quirks that can only be classified as childlike. First off, he tends to favor running up the stairs on all fours instead of on two feet. While the four-legged stair run is a classic among children, seeing a grown A-list star do the quirky activity is probably a strange sight.
Second off, staff members claim that the actor doesn’t sleep normally. He reportedly prefers to sleep with his head at the foot of the bed with his feet where the pillow would typically be located. To each their own?
J. Lo Is Cheap And Hardly Pays Her Employees
An international superstar, a world-class dancer, and an overall entertainer, Jennifer Lopez is known as many things to her fanbase. But when it comes to her staff, J. Lo is cheap. Some of her former personal staff have come out and said the entertainer pays them half of what they’d receive with other employers.
Not only does she pay her workers a small salary, but according to some of them, J. Lo is a straight-up diva. The fact that she is worth almost half a billion dollars doesn’t help matters.
Miley Cyrus Doesn’t House Train Her Pets
For many people, housebreaking their pets is one of the first things they focus on when bringing them into the house. Well, Miley Cyrus falls out of that category of people. According to some of her former housekeepers, the singer doesn’t believe in potty training her pets.
The source went on to say that because of the lack of disobedience and training, Cyrus’s dogs had multiple accidents inside the house. It got to a point where Cyrus’s large mansion would begin to smell.
Kristen Stewart Is Pretty Much A Chimney
One would think that people who’ve smoked since high school would know the proper way to dispose of a cigarette. According to the former housekeeper of Twilight sensation Kristen Stewart, the actress leaves her used cigarettes in some very strange places, none of which are the garbage can or an ashtray.
Some of the random spots the housekeeper found Stewart’s cigarettes include the soil of an inside potted plant, the shower, and even inside her refrigerator.
Ariana Grande Doesn’t Like Her Feet Hitting The Ground
It’s no secret that Ariana Grande is a very small person. But being small doesn’t equate to being young. Well into her 20s, the pop singer’s former staff has come out and said that she prefers to be carried around or cradled to walking on her own.
One source even reported that the singer “doesn’t want her precious feet to hit the floor.” She might have been seen as a bit of a diva before, but learning that Ariana has her employees carry her brings the term to a whole new level.
Taylor Swift Is A Professional Cat Lady
Singer Taylor Swift is very open about her love of cats, she even owns several. What the public might not know, though, is that T-Swift is a borderline crazy cat lady. According to some of her former employees, the singer not only has multiple cats of her own, but she feeds the neighborhood strays.
Swift also is the proud owner of a whole lot of cat merchandise and framed photos of felines, Because when there are millions of dollars to your name, why not buy items that represent something you love?
Demi Moore Hoards Amber Light Bulbs
Even celebrities are self-conscious about their appearance; at least, Demi Moore is, according to her staff. Apparently, the actress refused to look at herself in the mirror if its in a room with harsh lighting. That’s why she only uses amber light bulbs, which have a softer tone.
That’s not the tea, though. As it turns out, Moore is afraid that the amber light bulbs she uses will go out of stock, so she hoards boxes upon boxes of them in her basement.
Angelina Jolie Has A Very Open Parenting Style
When it comes to parenting, it seems as though Angelina Jolie kind of lets her kids have the run of the house. And considering she has six kids, that’s a lot for her staff to look after. According to one of her employees, the house looks more like a child’s wonderland than anything.
There are typically pizza boxes and other junk food littering the floor and countertops while crayons and toothpaste cover the walls. Of course, this all occurred when the kids were all way younger.
Kourtney Kardashian Gave Gold Stars To Scott Disick
When it comes to the relationship between Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, nothing seemed normal. Not only did they typically go through some unnecessary drama, but it was showcased for the world to see on Keeping Up with the Kardashians. However, one thing that wasn’t shown is Kourtney’s little method of getting Scott to do chores around the house.
According to one of their staff members, the reality star would give Scott gold star stickers each time he completed a chore. Were they in a relationship, or was she grading a spelling test?
Robert Pattinson And His Lack Of Personal Hygiene
Who needs clean hair when you’re Batman? According to his former employees, not Robert Pattinson. As it turns out, the actor has pretty bad personal hygiene. Not only does he rarely wash his hair, but, according to staff, his showering habits are close to nonexistent.
It actually gets to the point where, at times, Pattinson smells pretty awful. Well, at least people aren’t going to wonder how the actor gets his signature bedhead anymore. His look is all a matter of not washing his hair!
Jessica Simpson Leaves Hair Extensions Everywhere
Beautiful, talented, and oh-so blonde, Jessica Simpson is best known to her employees as someone who leaves hair extensions around the house. For those who aren’t familiar with hair extensions, they’re literally solid chunks of hair. And when they’re left on every surface of the house, it could potentially look as though someone was going through some serious balding.
According to one source, the number of extensions left around Simpson’s house looked as though “an animal has been shedding all over her house.” Gross.
Britney Spears Can Be A Slob
Britney Spears might be the Princess of Pop, but her maid probably prefers to call her the Princess of Uncleanliness instead. According to Spears’ former maid, the international superstar is famous for both her music and, in her book, being an absolute slob around the house.
Apparently, Spears eaves her clothing all over the place. And while that isn’t a horrible offense, leaving a half-eaten burger and fries underneath the bed like a hoarder doesn’t leave a very good impression on the person cleaning the house.
Martha Stewart Makes Staff Color The Soles Of Her Louboutins
Television personality Martha Stewart has a very strange quirk, according to her former employees. Apparently, the entertainer loves her Louboutin shoes aside from one crucial aspect — the shoe’s signature red soles.
She dislikes the red accent so much that Stewart reportedly asks her staff to grab Sharpie markers and color over the soles! To put that request into perspective, Louboutin’s run for hundreds to thousands of dollars. Stewart is pretty much asking her staff to color on multi-figure shoes.
Mariah Carey Is An Overall Diva
Mariah Carey is arguably one of the original divas of 21st-century pop culture. From her singing to her private life, Carey has been the face of more than one headline and tabloid magazine. And, according to her former assistants, the diva persona isn’t faked.
The singer is such a diva that she reportedly doesn’t even wash or brush her own hair; she requires her assistant to do both for her before she steps out for public appearances. So much for promoting the importance of self-care.
Christian Bale Needs Socks Available At All Times
Christian Bale is known for his extreme method acting. But it seems as though he is just as quirky in his everyday life, too. One of his former employees spilled the tea on the actor, saying they were asked to perform strange tasks while working for the Batman actor.
One such request was to smell his armpits before carpet events. Another one of Bale’s strange requests was allegedly asking his staff to have clean socks readily available to him at all times. Long story short, Bale likes to have powder-scented feet and pits.
Madonna Is A Bit Needy
A lot of people get thirsty throughout the night. While normal people will get out of bed and grab a glass of water, Madonna calls her assistant to fetch her a cold glass of water from the kitchen. According to one of her former employees, the singer called her six times per night!
And that’s not the only thing assistants and staff have to look forward to if employed by the Queen of Pop. Madonna reportedly makes anyone under her employment follow a strict macrobiotic diet.
The Kardashians Are A Family Of Hoarders
The Kardashian-Jenner clan is very popular, making them one of the families invited to high-profile public appearances, award shows, and other carpet events. At such outings, grab bags and free swag are typically given out. And while that’s a nice perk for the A-listers, many tend to give the free stuff away or just throw it out.
Not the Kardashians. According to one of their staff members, the family is pretty much a group of hoarders, keeping everything they’ve ever received for free at an event. That’s a whole lot of random stuff they probably don’t use and have forgotten they even own.
Naomi Campbell Needs Her Candles
Where some people like fresh-cut flowers, others enjoy candles. Supermodel Naomi Campbell enjoys the latter, so much so that she travels with a large stock of them just in case she stays at a hotel, according to one of her former assistants.
During an interview with New York Post, Campbell’s assistant Rebecca White said, “There always had to be five candles in the bathroom, 10 in the bedroom, and 10 in the living room.” Apparently, the model’s got-to candle scent is lily.
Lady Gaga Loves Her Quality Internet Time
For many people, browsing social media and the rest of the black hole society calls the internet is a daily occurrence. As it turns out, Lady Gaga is no different. According to the singer’s former assistant, Jennifer O’Neill, the pop star is pretty much a teenager when it comes to her laptop.
On Reddit, O’Neill said, “[Gaga] basically sits on her laptop all day like a 16yr old, she runs thru all the gossip sites, Tumblr, Twitter, etc. She gathers imagery and ideas in her head, and then she finds a way to make it ridiculous.”
Christina Aguilera Isn’t As Nice As She Appears On The Voice
Pop singer Christina Aguilera looks so sweet and nice while coaching contestants on the hit talent competition The Voice that it might come as a bit of a shock to fans to learn that she’s a bad boss. According to one of Aguilera’s former employees, she’s a nightmare to work for.
According to an insider, “She has no problem waking up a nanny or maid for the most menial tasks. She’s even called a staffer from the other end of the house to get something like a towel that was mere feet away from her.” Talk about bringing the term diva to a whole new level.