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:

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