Celebrities Who Are Simply Not The Best, According To Fans

A lot of fans make the mistake of thinking that their favorite actors are just as they appear to be on TV: warm, friendly, and kind. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case.

Below are 10+ celebs accused of being not so great by fans. They're living proof for why you should always try to keep your heroes at arm's length.

M. Night Shyamalan

This Reddit user worked as an extra in one of M. Night's films.

He claims that the director behaved inappropriately toward the women on set and was curt and rude when it came to interacting with the men.

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan is equally as famous for his ego as he is for his skills on the basketball court.

According to one Redditor, Michael walked into the bar he was working at and lit up a cigar. When he was asked to put it out, MJ replied "do you know who I am?"

Tommy Lee Jones

Jim Carrey was a fan of Tommy's and worked with him on the film Batman Forever. The two men happened to be eating at the same restaurant and Jim went over to say hello.

At that point, Tommy proceeded to tell Jim just how much he truly despised him.

William Shatner

William Shatner has a very strict "no autographs" policy when he's out in the real world.

In fact, the only time that Captain Kirk will agree to sign anything for fans is if he happens to be attending a convention.

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is one of the most iconic and important figures in the history of music. But just because he's a legend, that doesn't make him a nice guy.

A former stagehand and longtime fan claims that Bob would often get stagehands fired on-the-spot if they so much as made eye contact with him

Kevin James

It's long been rumored that The King of Queens is a royal jerk in real life.

While out at a restaurant, Kevin was approached by his fan and server to take his order. He became furious, telling the server that he was not to speak to him directly.

Sean Penn

While Sean was out for dinner, a fan tried to casually sneak a photo of the acclaimed actor/director.

Sean completely flipped out and began screaming at the man, threatening to make him "eat the phone."

Russell Crowe

For more than 20 years, Russell Crowe has built a reputation as being one of the rudest, most volatile, and tumultuous celebrities in Hollywood.

He's been accused by fans of everything from assault, to even yelling at EDM artist Moby in a bathroom.

Conor McGregor

When Conor was arriving at his Miami hotel, a group of men began filming him on their cellphones.

This upset the former UFC Champion and caused him to swat the phone out of the man's hand. Once it was on the ground, Connor then stomped on it with his feet.

DJ Khaled

This Reddit user was working in the same hotel that DJ Khaled was staying at.

Apparently, the renowned producer made a terrible fuss in the hotel restaurant, complaining about the food, the service, and absolutely everything else you could think of.

Christian Bale

When Christian received a piece of fan mail addressed to his house, he called up his ex-assistant in an absolute rage.

Christian allegedly began ranting that whoever wrote the letter should be "eliminated" and went on to describe in gory detail just precisely how it should be done.

Chevy Chase

Actor Rob Huebel grew up idolizing Chevy Chase. The two were slated to work with one another, so after arriving on set Rob went over to introduce himself.

Chevy then slapped him across the face and scolded Rob for interrupting his conversation.

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Cuba was out at a bar one night when he was recognized by a group of fans.

The actor became infuriated after being approached and when he was asked by the staff to calm down ā€” Cuba pushed a female bartender, twice.

Billy Corgan

Billy was on top of the world in the '90s as the lead singer and frontman of the decade-defining band, The Smashing Pumpkins.

During a live performance, a fan decided to jump on stage. Billy told him to "get the [expletive] off my stage before I punch you in the [expletive] face."

Tobey Maguire

Tobey has a reputation for being both a cardsharp and a jerk. During a high-stakes poker game, he allegedly told event-organizer Molly Bloom to bark like a seal for a $1000 poker chip.

She writes in detail about the encounter in her book "Molly's Game."

Rachel Ray

A former fan and Reddit user writes how their cousin worked on an ad campaign for a cracker brand Rachel was partnering with.

After Rachel was asked by the wardrobe team to change into a more campaign-friendly top, Rachel exploded.

Kristen Stewart

A fan of Kristen Stewart described the Twilight star as an "emotionally off-kilter maniac," via Reddit.

Supposedly, when Kristen was in New Orleans shooting a movie, she would regularly get into verbal as well as physical altercations, delaying filming by weeks.

Steven Segal

If you think Steven Seagal is rude to his fans, just wait until you hear how he treats his co-workers. Allegedly, Seagal has a bit of an infamous reputation for kicking fellow stunt performers below the belt.

He's sent countless colleagues to the emergency room, purely out of spite.

Mariah Carey

The tales of Mariah Carey's diva attitude are known far and wide. This Redditor had the displeasure of serving Mariah and claims that the R&B icon refuses to make eye contact. She also wouldn't allow other patrons of the restaurant into her area.

Julia Roberts

A Reddit user and longtime fan of Julia's booked a gig as her photographer. From the moment she arrived, until the time she left ā€” Julia was fit to be tied. She was screaming at anyone who so much as looked at her.

Ben Stiller

This Reddit user claims to have worked with Ben Stiller in the past. According to them, Ben Stiller has a few obsessive-compulsive tendencies.

For example, Ben supposedly will freak out if he's brought a glass of Diet Coke with more than two ice cubes.

James Corden

According to this Reddit user, James Corden has an overly inflated sense of self-worth. He even allegedly once told a PA on set "I could buy you" after they failed to complete the task that James had asked of them.

Taylor Swift

A family member of this Reddit user claims to have helped Taylor Swift change a flat tire. The pop star allegedly behaved like an entitled diva and the Redditor even went so far as to call Taylor a "huge [expletive]."

Liv Tyler

This Reddit user once waited in line for 5 hours in order to get into an exhibit at MOMA. All of a sudden, Liv Tyler showed up out of nowhere and tried to cut the line. When the security guard refused to let her in, she threw a fit and stormed off.

Pauly Shore

The jury is still out as to whether or not Pauly Shore qualifies as a celebrity. After spending the entire evening harassing a comedy club waitress, Pauly allegedly propositioned her for sex.

ā€œIā€™m famous it would be a great story for all of your friends," the disgraced comedian reasoned.

Amy Schumer

A caterer and fan who worked on the set of I Feel Pretty recalls how Amy would show up intoxicated every single day. Schumer then proceeded to berate the crew, causing several delays in the production schedule.

Jared Leto

Jared Leto is 50% A-list actor, as well as 50% rock star, which in his case combines to equal 100% jerk.

A fan who had the chance to meet Jared in real life remarked on how unappreciative Jared had become of his fans.

Catherine Zeta Jones

Catherine was staying at a hotel while filming one of her more recent films. Every time she would leave her room in order to use the workout facilities, Catherine would bar the door and not allow anyone to enter.

Jonah Hill

Jonah has developed an infamous reputation for his short temper and disdain for interviewers.

He also had cards made up for fans who approach him for autographs on the street. According to Naughty Gossip, the card reads "I just met Jonah Hill. It was a total letdown."

Anthony Mackie

Anthony Mackie didn't take too kindly to a couple of overzealous Tom Holland fans at Ace Con. When the young girls asked if Anthony followed Tom on Instagram, he responded with "baby, I'm an adult."

The Falcon takes no guff from anyone.


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