Celebrities are great at building personas for themselves, whether it's through taking specific movie roles, building a social media presence, public appearances, or some combination of all of them. After all, if you build yourself as a brand and it springs up a dedicated audience, it only makes sense to just run with it. However, as it goes with television, much of what your perceive isn't necessarily reality.

A chilled-out painter could actually be a control freak. A pacifist music god could be a domestic abuser. A blonde ditzy socialite could actually be an accomplished businesswoman. The people you mock and jeer should be praised and cheered. The people who inspire you could be also be jerkbags or even worse.

Before you go kill your heroes and reconsider the people you despise, you should get the full story.. Here are some celebrities who are nothing like the personas they show to the public:

Entry by Scott Laffey

19 Celebs Who (In Private) Aren't Like Their Public Personas

Entry by Gino Reyes

19 Celebs Who (In Private) Aren't Like Their Public Personas

Entry by Maclise

Charlie Chaplin was a lovable goof on-screen, an artiste off-screen, and, according to Marlon Brando, probably the most sadistic man I'd ever met. W

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