Due to the image certain celebs present, we all make assumptions about their personal lives. 

Because of the amount of scrutiny they're under and the time spent in the lime light its easy to fool ourselves in to thinking we know everything there is to know about celebrities and the ultra famous. The fact is though, sometimes the public persona can just be a diversion from the real people that exist beyond the constant glare of the media attention.

For example, Tom Hardy might seem like a super tough guy but he's actually not. In fact, he feels very intimidated by other men at the gym and doesn't feel very manly. 

We never knew about the clever tactics Robert Pattinson used to disarm an obsessive stalker…one key part of his strategy involved being an incredibly boring date.

Want to learn more? Of course you do! Scroll on down for more on that and 27 other surprising facts about famous people:  

SALMA HAYEK AND EMINEM Everyone was surprised at Eminem's unexpected appearance at the 92nd Academy Awards, including Hayek. She posted on Instagram, explaining: In these pictures it might look like Eminem and I are best friends. But what really happened is as he was walking offstage and I was getting ready to walk onstage, I was so shocked to see him that I spilled water all over him. If you examine our faces, I look mortified and he looks terrified of me. As I was trying to wipe it off I impulsively hugged him and I said 'Nice to meet

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AMANDA SEYFRIED COLLECTS TAXIDERMY VAR She's been collecting since the late '00s to amass a small museum's worth of dead animals.

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