21 Bizarre Celebrity Quirks (And Why They Exist)

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Celebrities work pretty hard on their public personas, which means they're absolutely riddled with quirks, in both the appearance and behavior departments. But sometimes there's a really interesting explanation for the traits they're best-known for. Our readers did some research into those explanations. And we paid them cash for what they found, because that's our leading quirk.

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Clint Eastwood squints because his eyes are sensitive to light. Shooting in bright light for the Fistful of Dollars trilogy only highlighted the effec

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21 Bizarre Celebrity Quirks (And Why They Exist)

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CRACKED.COM Christopher Walken dances a lot in his movies. That's because he started out as a dancer rather than an actor, and he tries to incorporate

Teller (of Penn & Teller) stays silent to troll hecklers. Early in his career, he realized that if you refuse to respond to loud drunks trying to inte

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CRACKEDOON The scar on Joaquin Phoenix's mouth isn't from surgery to repair a cleft lip, but a birthmark.

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U2 Frontman Bono wears glasses because he has glaucoma, a condition that can make eyes more sensitive to light. CRACKED.CO

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True Blood's Deborah Ann Woll started dyeing her hair red to literally be more noticeable. As a light-skinned blonde and lifelong loner, she says she

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I'm feeding the fish. Mr. Rogers made it a habit to say out loud when he was giving his finned friends food because he received a letter from a youn

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CRACKED COM Harpo Marx, of the Marx Brothers, was always silent because he read a review which said that whenever he spoke, it ruined his great pantom

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MORGAN FREEMAN'S EARRINGS ARE NOT JUST FOR SHOW. He says his earrings are valued enough to buy him a coffin just in case he dies somewhere in an unusu

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Miles Teller got his scars from a car accident in college. He still has two little pieces of gravel embedded in his face, which would cause more scarr

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Bill Nye wears bow ties because a long tie would be at risk of falling into his science experiments.

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Jerry seinfeld wears sneakers because he idolized Bill Cosby and NFL player Joe Namath, who both wore distinctive white sneakers. CRACKED COM

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Kurt Cobain invented Grunge fashion because he was broke. His mismatching outfits were mostly stuff he bought in thrift stores. CRACKEDcO COM

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Si A guy randomly smashed once a beer glass in Jason Momoa's face, requiring 140 stitches and leaving him with his trademark scar. CRACKED CON

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CRACKED COM Marilyn Monroe's signature sexy whispery voice was a strategy 1o decrease her stutter.

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CRACKEDCe COM Emma Stone's distinctive husky voice is the result of colic she had as an infant. She says she screamed SO much during her first six mon

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Jeff Goldblum, uh, stutters a lot. And it's all thanks to director Philip Kaufman. During the filming of Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Kaufman heard

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Ariana Grande has said her iconic high ponytail came from damaged hair. She explained how she dyed her hair red to play Catvalentine in Nickelodeon's

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CRACKED COM Jonathan Frakes leans and sits funny, and that's not his ploy to gain the audience's attention. He used to move furniture before he became