People Are Sharing Which Celebs Were A-Holes To Them In Person, And I'm Side-Eyeing

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On Tuesday, Reddit user u/AmericanOnTheRight asked, "Which celebrities are assholes IRL?" Obviously, I was dying to know who was rude IRL, so I couldn't wait to hear what people said.

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Remember, these are all ALLEGEDLY true stories. Also, people have bad days! Alright, let's get into the tea.

1.Johnny Rzeznik:

Johnny Rzeznik singing

"Johnny Rzeznik, the lead singer of the Goo Goo Dolls, was a total asshole when I was behind him in line at the Bristol Farms in Hollywood. He pulled the whole, 'Do you know who I am?' thing on the cashier. This was around 2002–2003, so still during their heyday. He was totally pretentious."


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2.Floyd Mayweather:

Floyd Mayweather at a press conference

"Didn't meet him personally, but my brother did (works as GM at a luxury resort). Said he was easily the biggest a-hole he's ever met (and he met many)."


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3.Mike from American Pickers:

Mike from American Pickers standing by a mic

"He dropped massive antique doors needing expensive restoration with a small company near me, was quoted, agreed, and the work was done. He ignored their requests to pick the finished doors up for like six months and then offered them half of what he owed or they could kick rocks. What a dick."


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4.Jeff Beck:

Jeff Beck on guitar

"My dad was a big fan of his until about 20 years ago, when he saw him on tour. He got a pretty decent spot towards the front of the crowd. During a bit of riffing that he was doing between proper songs, one of his monitors broke. He gestured to it in a 'This shit’s broken' kind of way and a roadie ran out to fix it.

I guess Jeff was just complaining about it, as opposed to wanting someone to fix it, and I guess he expected the roadie to just somehow telepathically know that, because when the roadie came out and knelt down in front of it to see if he could fix it, Jeff Beck kicked him off of the stage. Like: foot planted in small of back, shoved, roadie tumbled off the stage ~4 feet to the concrete floor.

My dad said he waited to see if the roadie got up OK (he did, the dude seemed fine) and then he immediately left his spot and walked out of the venue. Hasn’t listened to any of his music since then."


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5.Christina Aguilera:

Christina Aguilera singing in a bodysuit

"I worked at a famous theme park in California. She was a total drama queen. She always had an entourage of like 20 people around her and she literally would go backstage to avoid crowds. Her entourage would go into shops and restaurants and be like, 'I'll pay later' and take a bunch of shit. She would also yell at everyone if she didn't get her way."


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6.Michael Bublé:

Michael Bublé mid-song

"I worked in the TV industry for 10 years. I had bad and good experiences with a few people. One experience shocked me because it wasn't done to just me, but a group of about 10+. Michael Bublé was shooting a video on the lot I was working at. I, like the other people at that moment, whipped out my phone and waited to hear 'cut' to snap a pic (was gonna send a pic to mom who is a fan). They yelled 'cut,' and Michael Bublé turned around with a beautiful actress on his arm, stood in front of us all and said to the actress, 'Look at all those stupid morons.' We all looked at each other wide-eyed, turned around, and went back to work. I felt bad mostly for one older guy in particular because he seemed the most excited to see him."


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7.David Spade:

David Spade tipping his hat

"Adam Sandler once told me not to bother talking to David Spade, who was also in the area we were staying in vacation because 'He’s a dick.' He tried to warn us. David Spade was, indeed, a massive dick."


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8.Jennifer Lopez:

Jennifer Lopez in a black and gold dress

"A friend of mine waited on her and her entourage. She made ridiculous demands, threw fits over bottled water, hogged her table for three hours, and then didn't even tip. And I know my friend is a great server."


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9.Liv Tyler:

Liv Tyler in an orange dress

"I saw Liv Tyler walk into an art exhibit at the MoMA that was one person at a time. The wait was literally 4–5 hours to get in and people would show up hours before the gallery opened to see it. When Liv Tyler walked in, she cut in front if everyone and told the guard that she was next. He told her she was not, that accommodations could be made ahead of time for busy people or VIPs, but that she couldn't just cut in front of everyone with no warning.

She threw a fit and argued with him about who she was, he just shrugged and she stormed off."


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10.Boomer Esiason:

Boomer Esiason in uniform

"It was right after my dad died, and my aunt took a few of my brothers and me to this event where Boomer — an NFL quarterback — was signing autographs to give my mom a much-needed break.

Everyone got a picture of Boomer at the beginning of the line to get signed. My aunt didn’t really want to wait, so I asked to have her picture to get it signed for my mom. Wasn’t sure if she knew who he was either, but I just wanted to do something for her because she had been in a bad place after my dad passing away.

I finally get to Boomer, said hello, and placed the two pictures of himself in front of him.

'Two?! I’m not freakin' signing two, dude. What if everyone in this line had two pictures for me to sign, huh? What makes you so special?'

He just stared at me, waiting for an answer. I was shocked and so embarrassed that I just stood there, open-mouthed, wide-eyed, and shrugged my shoulders.

'Yeah, that’s what I thought,' he said right before he scribbled his name on one of the pictures and snapped both of them back to me."


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11.Zachary Quinto and Lea Michele:

Zachary Quinto and Lea Michele posing at a formal event

"Zachary Quinto yells at extras on set a lot. And Lea Michele threw a shoe at a costumer on the set of Glee."


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12.Nicolas Cage:

Nicolas Cage next to his own poster

"My boss said Nicolas Cage was a major asshole. He would come to a restaurant in New Orleans he worked at and be rude as hell to staff, didn’t tip much, and HAD to be placed in one of their huge banquet rooms by himself and did not want to be bothered at all unless he called a phone requesting service. He said no one could stand waiting on him bc of how ridiculous he was to staff and how he had to be basically treated like royalty in his eyes."


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Oprah in green shirt and glasses

"I was teaching a group (including her) to sail a few years ago, and she refused to acknowledge I existed. A few times, I asked if she needed anything — drinks, food, etc. She would look toward me, but not at me, and then look away again."


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14.James Corden:

James Corden in suit and tie

"I made his coffee a few times. He would always call us names and yell at us, and the last time we saw him he actually threw a drink at us. So yeah, he's a complete ass. I can't watch anything with him in it, which sucks because I'm a huge fan of musicals and he keeps fucking starring in them."


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15.Tori Spelling:

Tori Spelling at a disney event

"Tori Spelling ripped into me at the Apple Store one time."


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16.The Property Brothers:

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"The Property Brothers. The number of times I heard them say ‘Do you know who we are?’ was near ungodly. I was super disappointed by this one."


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Do you have any stories like these? Let me know in the comments below!