15 Ridiculous Celeb Crowdfunding Campaigns: From Kanye To Björk And Beyond
Celebrities have long been known for their extravagant lifestyles, but when it comes to crowdfunding campaigns, they can be just as delusional and pathetic. From Kanye West’s failed attempt at becoming a billionaire again with only $5 raised on GoFundMe, to Corey Feldman asking fans for donations in exchange for Sean Astin photos — these 15 ridiculous celebrity crowdfunding attempts are sure to make you laugh!
From Sylvester Stallone offering Skype sessions in return of support towards his movie Reach Me; Scott Stapp claiming he was “broke and homeless” while trying to fund an album project; Björk failing her Biophilia Kickstarter campaign despite its decade-long dream; Kevin Sorbo attempting the impossible task of raising $2.5 million dollars through Indiegogo so that he could star in a Christmas film… The list goes on!
These celebrities’ dreams were dashed by reality: Some had more success than others (Zach Braff managed to raise over two million dollars), yet all ultimately fell short from reaching their goals or expectations. So join us now as we take a look back at these hilarious stories about celebs who tried — and often failed — to crowdfund projects ranging from albums, movies sequels and even humanitarian hotel concepts…