Cracked Archive - Celebrities

The Fate Of 4 Internet 'Celebrities' After Viral Fame

Let's find out what happened to some once-prominent Internet mega-stars.


8 Weird Ways Celebrities Were Friends Before Fame

There absolutely are groups of childhood friends who all wind up being world famous, often via completely different paths.


4 Celebrity Books That Will Make You Question Your Sanity

For celebrities, trying new things is fine, as long as you keep your freaky interests private.


5 Stories That Will Compel You To Quit Your Day Job

It's never too late. It's also never easy.


6 Movies Based on a True Story That Left Out Important Stuff

Usually 'based on a true story' means 'cut out all the crazy and depressing stuff' not 'cut out all the awesome shit.'


5 Insane Ways We're Not Letting Celebrities Die

Celebrities must increasingly fear the living plundering their posthumous products and images like zombies descending on a hotdog factory.


5 Women Cut from Pop Culture History for Being Too Important

There are a lot of women who basically redefined pop culture and never got the credit they were due.


5 Strange Realities of Life With a Famous Dad

We sat down with Billy Mays III to learn just what life was like living with a father who cranked the volume on capitalism all the way up to 11.


6 Famous People Who Did Creepy Things to Their Own Family

Without nepotism, the world would have never known the brilliant acting career of Jaden Smith and the enduring wit and music of Paris Hilton. Sometimes, though, nepotism should probably be avoided.


5 Brilliant Ways Historical Figures Dealt With Their Haters

Famous people throughout history, who I'm now calling 'hist-lebrities,' have dealt with haters in their own ways -- which I now share with you, my probable haters.


4 Recent Scandals That Would Have Opposite Outcomes Today

Scandals don't change much, but people do.


4 Ways Oprah Screwed The World (Nobody Ever Calls Her On)

I've always found Oprah's influence impressive and frightening. Mostly frightening, actually.


What 5 Internet Celebrities Did After They Got Famous

Their 15 minutes gone, these people have to live in a world where they are famous for what amounts to nearly nothing. So what do they do when the fame has died down?


What 5 Dead Celebrities Would Be Up to Today

Have you ever wondered what your favorite dead celebrity would be doing if they were still alive today? Of course you have, there are a lot of hours in the day, sometimes you have to spend them daydreaming about meaningless bullshit.