19 Celebrities People Think Are Soooo Cringy, Their Publicists Are Probably Sweating Like Barnyard Hogs In July

So, let's just put it out there: Celebs have a tendency to be a little out-of-touch, and sometimes say or do things that make the everyman grimace. But out of all the high profile facepalms, which celeb takes the crown as The Cringiest™?

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Well recently, Reddit user u/Eat_Train_Code_IN asked the r/AskReddit community: "Who is the cringiest celebrity?" and wow...people held little to NOTHING back on exposing ✨the cringiest of the cringe✨.

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So without further ado, here are the celebrities the internet found to be the most full-body cringe-inducing:

NOTE: This article mentions sexual harassment, abuse, and miscarriage.

1.James Corden

<div><p>"<b>He's apparently quite the prick behind the scene</b>, mistreating his writers, <a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/ryanschocket2/rude-celebs-in-real-life" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:being a douche" class="link ">being a douche</a> to people he perceives as lower (restaurant servers, etc.), his jokes are generally unfunny, and <i>Cats</i>."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/MistressGravity/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:MistressGravity" class="link "><u>MistressGravity</u></a></p><p>"<b>I can’t get that video of him pelvic thrusting while wearing a mouse costume out of my head.</b> I think I need therapy."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/JoyRideinaMinivan/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:JoyRideinaMinivan" class="link "><u>JoyRideinaMinivan</u></a></p></div><span> Ian Gavan / Getty Images</span>

"He's apparently quite the prick behind the scene, mistreating his writers, being a douche to people he perceives as lower (restaurant servers, etc.), his jokes are generally unfunny, and Cats."

MistressGravity

"I can’t get that video of him pelvic thrusting while wearing a mouse costume out of my head. I think I need therapy."

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2.Demi Lovato

<div><p>"I don’t wanna hate on them for being mistreated by Disney and their subsequent mental health and substance abuse problems, but I didn’t like them from the very beginning. Like back in the Disney Channel days. Cringe actor, and their music’s just <i>not</i> good, which is sad because <b>they have an incredible voice, but they’re just wasting it on making shit music</b>."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/ProstHund/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ProstHund" class="link ">ProstHund</a></p><p>"<b>When you start singing to ghosts who 'suffered from sexism' that makes me leans to the side of attention-grabbing virtue signaling.</b>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/ChunkyDay/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ChunkyDay" class="link "><u>ChunkyDay</u></a></p><p>"Recently saw a headline that said “Demi Lovato Serenades ‘Ghost’ Who Faced Trauma From Sexism, Receives ‘Floating’ Ovation” and I could not believe it was real. <b>They make other people who actually suffer from these problems look like absolute fools.</b>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/toothpastenachos/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:toothpastenachos" class="link "><u>toothpastenachos</u></a></p></div><span> Emma Mcintyre / Getty Images for iHeartMedia</span>

"I don’t wanna hate on them for being mistreated by Disney and their subsequent mental health and substance abuse problems, but I didn’t like them from the very beginning. Like back in the Disney Channel days. Cringe actor, and their music’s just not good, which is sad because they have an incredible voice, but they’re just wasting it on making shit music."

ProstHund

"When you start singing to ghosts who 'suffered from sexism' that makes me leans to the side of attention-grabbing virtue signaling."

ChunkyDay

"Recently saw a headline that said “Demi Lovato Serenades ‘Ghost’ Who Faced Trauma From Sexism, Receives ‘Floating’ Ovation” and I could not believe it was real. They make other people who actually suffer from these problems look like absolute fools."

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3.Wendy Williams

<div><p>"⁠⁠She basically <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-rZkEnAUJY&t=417s" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:told" class="link ">told</a> Jennifer Lawrence that her nudes being leaked was a good thing and she shouldn’t be upset because it made her famous. ⁠She asked Kesha why she wasn’t <a href="https://www.huffpost.com/entry/wendy-williams-kesha-record-sexual-abuse_n_56cc9522e4b0ec6725e40a3a" data-ylk="slk:recording herself" class="link ">recording herself</a> being sexually assaulted. She <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pi0ePRY7TSc" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:made fun" class="link ">made fun</a> of Terry Crews after he came on <i>Good Morning America</i> and said he was assaulted. <b>What makes it worst is that her audience applauds this disgusting behavior.</b>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/KaptainKhorisma/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:KaptainKhorisma" class="link ">KaptainKhorisma</a></p></div><span> Santiago Felipe / Getty Images</span>

"⁠⁠She basically told Jennifer Lawrence that her nudes being leaked was a good thing and she shouldn’t be upset because it made her famous. ⁠She asked Kesha why she wasn’t recording herself being sexually assaulted. She made fun of Terry Crews after he came on Good Morning America and said he was assaulted. What makes it worst is that her audience applauds this disgusting behavior."

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4.Gal Gadot

<div><p>"Whoever instigated that horrible 'Imagine' sing-a-long at the beginning of the pandemic. Erghhh." —<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/Pythia007/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Pythia007" class="link ">Pythia007</a></p></div><span><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQK32bwvRuI" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:youtube.com" class="link ">youtube.com</a></span>

"Whoever instigated that horrible 'Imagine' sing-a-long at the beginning of the pandemic. Erghhh." —Pythia007

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5.Ellen DeGeneres

<div><p>"Every time she is brought up I tell this story of her to show how much of a garbage person she is. A few years ago, she had Mariah Carey on the show. <b>Mariah had recently found out she was pregnant, but it was way too early to say anything since complications happen lot early on. Ellen found out about this and <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zo4n0YuPHo8" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:decided" class="link ">decided</a> to make her spill the story on her show.</b> So, she brings up her pregnancy and Mariah denies it and awkwardly laughs. You can tell she's not happy about Ellen saying it, but puts on a professional demeanor nonetheless...until <b>Ellen says, 'Well, why don't we celebrate you <i>not</i> being pregnant with wine?' and hands her a full glass of wine, coaxing her to drink</b>... Which she obviously doesn't do and proves Ellen right. <b>The worst part is not long after the interview, Mariah <a href="https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/mariah-carey-announces-pregnancy-reveals-past-miscarriage/story?id=11992447" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:miscarried" class="link ">miscarried</a>.</b>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/Bishopkilljoy/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Bishopkilljoy" class="link "><u>Bishopkilljoy</u></a></p></div><span> Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images</span>

"Every time she is brought up I tell this story of her to show how much of a garbage person she is. A few years ago, she had Mariah Carey on the show. Mariah had recently found out she was pregnant, but it was way too early to say anything since complications happen lot early on. Ellen found out about this and decided to make her spill the story on her show. So, she brings up her pregnancy and Mariah denies it and awkwardly laughs. You can tell she's not happy about Ellen saying it, but puts on a professional demeanor nonetheless...until Ellen says, 'Well, why don't we celebrate you not being pregnant with wine?' and hands her a full glass of wine, coaxing her to drink... Which she obviously doesn't do and proves Ellen right. The worst part is not long after the interview, Mariah miscarried."

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6.Jake Paul

<div><p>"I didnt pay attention to this dude for years, and then I googled him again and saw <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYbEeoXqDeI" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:the interview" class="link ">the interview</a> he had with TommyInnit. <b>I think he got worse over time...</b>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/Bighsigh/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Bighsigh" class="link "><u>Bighsigh</u></a></p></div><span> Paul Archuleta / Getty Images</span>

"I didnt pay attention to this dude for years, and then I googled him again and saw the interview he had with TommyInnit. I think he got worse over time..."

Bighsigh

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7.Chrissy Teigen

<div><p>"<b>It was so nice when she 'took a break' from social media (aka was too embarrassed to actually face the fact that tables turned on her after <a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephenlaconte/chrissy-teigen-courtney-stodden-tweets" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:the whole bullying thing" class="link ">the whole bullying thing</a>) and I hate to see her back.</b> I honestly don’t know how her husband, who otherwise seems very nice and normal, puts up with someone like her."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/crazycatlady6990/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:crazycatlady6990" class="link "><u>crazycatlady6990</u></a></p></div><span> David Livingston / Getty Images</span>

"It was so nice when she 'took a break' from social media (aka was too embarrassed to actually face the fact that tables turned on her after the whole bullying thing) and I hate to see her back. I honestly don’t know how her husband, who otherwise seems very nice and normal, puts up with someone like her."

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8.DJ Khaled

<div><p>"All he does is say his own name. <b>The guy's a Pokémon.</b>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/smol_boi-_-/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:smol_boi-_-" class="link ">smol_boi-_-</a></p></div><span> Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty Images</span>

"All he does is say his own name. The guy's a Pokémon."

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9.Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly

<div><p>"They're like an early-2000s emo couple who are trying to be edgy — it's hard to watch."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/Wobbleflopper/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Wobbleflopper" class="link "><u>Wobbleflopper</u></a></p><p>"They remind me of a couple of 15-year-olds who desperately want their friend group to know they've had sex!"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/ThatNordicGuy/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ThatNordicGuy" class="link ">ThatNordicGuy</a></p></div><span> Kevin Mazur / Getty Images for MTV/ViacomCBS</span>

"They're like an early-2000s emo couple who are trying to be edgy — it's hard to watch."

Wobbleflopper

"They remind me of a couple of 15-year-olds who desperately want their friend group to know they've had sex!"

ThatNordicGuy

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10.Chris Pratt

<div><p>"He is trying so hard to project a wholesome image, but <b>it somehow looks fake and dishonest.</b>'</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/serveyer/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:serveyer" class="link "><u>serveyer</u></a></p></div><span> Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Images</span>

"He is trying so hard to project a wholesome image, but it somehow looks fake and dishonest.'

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11.The Kardashian/Jenner family

<div><p>"All I hear about the Kardashians is why they shouldn't be famous. I've never met anyone who actually liked them. This might be a stretch, but honestly <b>I feel like if people stopped hating them, they'd lose like half their fame.</b>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/StandardAnomaly2000/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:StandardAnomaly2000" class="link "><u>StandardAnomaly2000</u></a></p></div><span> Jamie Mccarthy / Getty Images</span>

"All I hear about the Kardashians is why they shouldn't be famous. I've never met anyone who actually liked them. This might be a stretch, but honestly I feel like if people stopped hating them, they'd lose like half their fame."

StandardAnomaly2000

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12.Elon Musk

<div><p>"The guy is a complete piece of shit. <b>Especially after</b> <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/18/tech/elon-musk-world-hunger-wfp-donation/index.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:the World Food Program bullshit." class="link "><b>the World Food Program bullshit.</b></a>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/Plantain1979/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Plantain1979" class="link "><u>Plantain1979</u></a></p><p>"He thinks he's a real life Tony Stark when really he's just the world's richest shitposter."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/patrickkingart/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:patrickkingart" class="link ">patrickkingart</a></p></div><span> Pool / Getty Images</span>

"The guy is a complete piece of shit. Especially after the World Food Program bullshit."

Plantain1979

"He thinks he's a real life Tony Stark when really he's just the world's richest shitposter."

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13.Will and Jada Smith

<div><p>"Recently, Will and Jada Smith have been unbearable. Don't get me wrong, I like Will Smith, but <b>the things he's been saying in interviews lately are <a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/natalieoganesyan/will-smith-jada-pinkett-smith-relationship-marriage-monogamy" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:just weird" class="link ">just weird</a>.</b>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/DaddyMango1899/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:DaddyMango1899" class="link ">DaddyMango1899</a></p></div><span> Axelle / FilmMagic</span>

"Recently, Will and Jada Smith have been unbearable. Don't get me wrong, I like Will Smith, but the things he's been saying in interviews lately are just weird."

DaddyMango1899

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14.James Charles

<div><p>"His singing, his overuse of the word 'sister', his half-assed apologies for multiple scandals...ENOUGH!"</p><p>—Anonymous</p></div><span> Jamie Mccarthy / Getty Images for Marc Jacobs</span>

"His singing, his overuse of the word 'sister', his half-assed apologies for multiple scandals...ENOUGH!"

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15.Trisha Paytas

<div><p>"I feel like Trisha isn’t even necessarily <i>just</i> cringe, she’s cringe because <b>she’s just completely out-of-touch.</b>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/onegaylactaidpill/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:onegaylactaidpill" class="link "><u>onegaylactaidpill</u></a></p><p>"<b>She changes her mind more than a baby needs its diaper changed.</b> Her drama is so fucking weird."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/ricardabooks/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ricardabooks" class="link ">ricardabooks</a></p></div><span> Karwai Tang / WireImage</span>

"I feel like Trisha isn’t even necessarily just cringe, she’s cringe because she’s just completely out-of-touch."

onegaylactaidpill

"She changes her mind more than a baby needs its diaper changed. Her drama is so fucking weird."

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16.Gwyneth Paltrow

<div><p>"Perfect example of cringe. <b>She's a pretentious, out-of-touch celebrity who is completely clueless about how everyone else perceives her.</b>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/kimapesan/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:kimapesan" class="link "><u>kimapesan</u></a></p></div><span> Theo Wargo / WireImage</span>

"Perfect example of cringe. She's a pretentious, out-of-touch celebrity who is completely clueless about how everyone else perceives her."

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17.Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil

<div><p>"The amount of people that tune in and believe everything they say is unreal. It's disgusting, they make me mad, and <b>people interpret them as a substitute for real and practical medical/mental health professionals.</b>"</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/TehChubz/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:TehChubz" class="link ">TehChubz</a></p></div><span> Noel Vasquez / Getty Images, Nbc / NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images</span>

"The amount of people that tune in and believe everything they say is unreal. It's disgusting, they make me mad, and people interpret them as a substitute for real and practical medical/mental health professionals."

TehChubz

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18.Jared Leto

<div><p>"Great in a hand full of movies, but the band was not good, and now <a href="https://www.kqed.org/arts/13865555/thirty-seconds-to-mars-jared-leto-started-a-cult-because-of-course-he-did" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:he has a cult" class="link ">he has a cult</a>...creepy for sure."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/ThatGuy8/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ThatGuy8" class="link ">ThatGuy8</a></p></div><span> Axelle / FilmMagic</span>

"Great in a hand full of movies, but the band was not good, and now he has a cult...creepy for sure."

ThatGuy8

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19.And lastly, the "buffoon" who is Jimmy Fallon:

<div><p>"Stop laughing at everything like a buffoon."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/soline/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:soline" class="link "><u>soline</u></a></p><p>"His forced laughter is absolutely annoying."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/MistressGravity/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:MistressGravity" class="link "><u>MistressGravity</u></a></p></div><span> David Crotty / Patrick McMullan via Getty Images</span>

"Stop laughing at everything like a buffoon."

soline

"His forced laughter is absolutely annoying."

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Who do you think is the cringiest celebrity? Are they on the list? Weigh in the comments!

Answers have been edited for length and/or clarity.