We all have that one (or more) idols we’d love to meet in real life, but since we live half-a-world apart from each other there’s no way we could meet Chris Pratt or Kat Dennings. There are people, however, who will not be stopped by mountains and oceans, to be able to look at their favorite celebrity. These fans come in two varieties: couch fans and stalkers. Couch fans are basically harmless, but the stalkers vary from paparazzi to straight-out kidnappers! This is one of those dark sides of being a celebrity.
Ready or not, here are 7 creepiest celebrity stalker stories.
1 Nicolas Cage vs the Mime vs Leather Jacket Creep
Nicolas Cage is not the most ordinary actor, so it’s logical that his fans have a screw loose as well. So one day Cage started noticing this one dude dressed up as a mime everywhere he went. Thankfully, the police helped him got rid of the mime, A few years later, Cage woke up in his bed and saw a guy wearing nothing but a leather jacket and eating an ice cream, while watching the actor sleep. Turned out that man was actually mentally ill, so they had a nice and understanding conversation.
2. Hugh Jackman vs a Crazy Woman trying to shave him
It didn’t bother Katherine Thurston that Hugh Jackman was already married, and that she’s never even met him, she claimed she was in love and wanted to marry him! And as we know from Disney movies – love conquers all. So get this, she was willing to marry him but under one condition: he had to shave off that ugly beard. I know right? That lady’s a real psycho! One day she staked him out near his gym and went inside and attacked Jackman with an electric razor. Hugh said later that she had a really crazy look in her eyes, and kept repeating “We’re going to get married, right?” The police got her, no harm was done, but holy crap…
3. Harley Quinn Smith vs Crazy Uber Driver
Kevin Smith’s 16-y-o daughter ordered herself an Uber ride one day and a few minutes later a big Jeep with 2 dudes and an Uber sticker rolled up. They told her to get in, but she felt that something was off about them. So she asked to see their Uber app, to which they told her again to get in. Luckily for Harley, right at that moment the actual Uber she ordered arrived. This could have ended very badly for her, but she stayed vigilant.