Celebrities & Their Wild Fears: Can You Guess Who's Scared of House Plants?
Most people are afraid of something, and celebrities are no exception. These phobias go beyond just whatever they've seen in a horror movie recently, which would be normal. The fact is, some of Hollywood's biggest stars happen to have the biggest fears — even if the things that they are afraid of seem just a little bit out there. Think you can guess what these celebrities are afraid of? Click through to take the quiz.
Is Johnny Depp Afraid Of...
A) BeesB) Being buried aliveC) ClownsD) Animals dressed like people
Depp stated that he’s terrified of clowns because their “painted faces” hide their true intentions.
Is Carmen Electra Afraid Of...
A) WaterB) SharksC) BearsD) Horses
Strangely, the former Baywatch star is afraid of water because she doesn’t know how to swim… which would make her a terrible lifeguard in real life.
Is Oprah Afraid Of...
A) Public speakingB) The darkC) SpaceD) Chewing gum
Looks like Orbit won’t be on the list of Oprah’s favorite things. The media mogul admitted that she hates gum and everything associated with it, from the chewing to the smacking. It totally freaks her out.
Is Keanu Reeves Afraid Of...
A) The darkB) Bad moviesC) DogsD) Cockroaches
According to an interview with Hello! Magazine, he’s afraid of the dark, but in a “philosophical way.” K.
Is Christina Ricci Afraid Of...
A) Houseplants B) ScorpionsC) GhostsD) Loud noises
She’s terrified of houseplants. (Yes, really.) According to Ricci, it’s because she thinks they’re “dirty.”
Is Billy Bob Thornton Afraid Of...
A) BloodB) Commitment C) CatsD) Bright colors
According to Cracked, bright colors isn’t the only thing that Thornton fears. He’s also terrified of antique furniture and plastic utensils.
Is Ariana Grande Afraid Of...
A) Her fansB) Her right sideC) Mariah CareyD) Looking straight at the camera
Despite the above evidence to the contrary, Grande told Complex Magazine that she hates looking straight into the camera when taking a photo because it makes her think of the “judgmental” public.
Is Selena Gomez Afraid Of...
A) The oceanB) Beliebers C) Houseplants (remember, it’s a thing) D) Snakes
According to Gomez, she’s afraid of the ocean, which “makes no sense,” because according to Gomez, she also loves to be in the ocean.
Is Matthew McConaughey Afraid Of...
A) Revolving doorsB) Driving a carC) HorsesD) Horror movies
According to E!, the Dallas Buyers Club actor hates revolving doors so much that he “gets anxious” just being near them.
Is Nicole Kidman Afraid Of...
A) Tom CruiseB) HeightsC) ButterfliesD) Puppies
The Moulin Rouge actress has “lepidopterophobia,” better known as a fear of butterflies.
Is Pamela Anderson Afraid Of...
A) Her own reflectionB) Baywatch reruns C) Accidentally marrying Kid Rock againD) Her shadow
Despite making a career onscreen, the actress/model admitted that she’s afraid of her own reflection.
Is Orlando Bloom Afraid Of...
A) PigsB) PiratesC) CatsD) Birds
Though it’s unclear why, the Pirates of the Caribbean star is afraid of pigs.
Is Sarah Michelle Gellar Afraid Of...
A) VampiresB) DogsC) Graveyards D) Fish
Gellar admitted in an interview that she is afraid of graveyards and being buried alive, despite her Buffy, The Vampire Slayer character spending quite some time around the dead.
Is Scarlett Johansson Afraid Of...
A) CockroachesB) PeacocksC) SpidersD) Cows
The Avengers actress has called cockroaches her “kryptonite.”
Is Jennifer Love Hewitt Afraid Of...
A) SnakesB) ElevatorsC) Driving D) Being buried alive
According to E!, the new Criminal Minds star isn’t a fan of elevators.
Is Tyra Banks Afraid Of...
A) DolphinsB) SharksC) AlligatorsD) Piranhas
Some people dream about swimming with the dolphins. Banks has nightmares about it.
Is Britney Spears Afraid Of...
A) CrowdsB) ElevatorsC) ReptilesD) Cats
Surprisingly, Spears is actually terrified of reptiles — like the snake she held at the 2001 MTV VMAs.
Is Eminem Afraid Of...
A) CrowdsB) Public speakingC) Silence D) Owls
Eminem has admitted that his biggest phobia is of owls. What a hoot, amirite?