15 Famous People And Their Inexplicably Bizarre Obsessions

15 Famous People And Their Inexplicably Bizarre Obsessions

Aaah, if it's not our old pals: obsession and addiction.  These are classic mental conditions that, if not treated properly, can lead to serious consequences. We’re a weird animal, aren’t we? Humans may become hooked on nearly anything. Isn't that strange? But wait until you finish reading.

It gets weirder, though? Celebrity culture syndrome is an obsessive-compulsive disorder in which people become unduly preoccupied with celebrities' professional and personal lives. According to psychiatrists, while many people are obsessed with cinema, television, sports, and music stars, the only thing they have in common is that they, too, are all public characters. Celebrity worship has been documented since the nineteenth century.

Sir Patrick Stewart, the great British icon of elegance and solemnity, is...super into Beavis and Butthead? Yes, that Patrick Stewart, beloved Star Trek captain and Shakespearian actor. Here are the specifics of his Beavis and Butthead obsession, as well as 14 additional anecdotes about prominent people who are obsessed with something strange:

Adolf Hitler was a big Disney fan. Snow White and the Seven Dwarves was his favorite movie, and he was so into Disney movies that, in 1937, Joseph Goebbels gave him 18 Disney flicks as a Christmas gift.

Source: DW

Hugh Hefner had a weird fixation with getting Britney Spears on the cover of Playboy. The obsession started from when Spears turned 18, and he apparently had a crush on her.

Source: Maxim

Marilyn Manson is a massive fan of the TV show Eastbound and Down. The director, David Gordon Green said, Yeah, Marilyn Manson, he's f---ing obsessed with the show. And Adam Bhala Lough, who worked with Manson on Splatter Sisters, said Manson just rattled off whole chunks of dialogue from the

Source: MTV

Philosopher Kurt Goedel was SO into his wife's cooking, it killed him. He was so terrified of being poisoned, he'd only eat what she cooked-- so when she had to go to the hospital for some time, he ate nothing, and starved to death. CRACKED.COM

Source: TU Wien

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