Celebrity Phobias

John Madden: Fear of Flying
John Madden: Fear of Flying
Until his retirement, John Madden traveled the country doing sports commentary - but he didn't step on a plane once. Madden has a fear of flying, and instead travels on a coach bus - dubbed the "Madden Cruiser."
David Beckham: Fear of Disorder
David Beckham: Fear of Disorder
Sure, he keeps it neat on the pitch, but Beckham also is the king of order in his abode. Apparently, his shirts are organized in his closet by color and even numbers of soda cans are lined up perfectly by brand in his fridge.
Johnny Depp: Fear of Clowns
Johnny Depp: Fear of Clowns
Can you really blame him? Depp says that the painted faces and fake smiles of clowns give him the creeps. Apparently he didn't look in the mirror when he donned some clown-like makeup for his recent flick, Alice in Wonderland.
Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci
No ficus trees for the Addams Family star - she says that houseplants freak her out, and just thinking of the dusty, dirty leaves makes her shudder.
Woody Allen: Fear of...Everything?
Woody Allen: Fear of...Everything?
Maybe the better question is what isn't Woody Allen afraid of? He's reportedly afraid of sunshine, dogs, children, heights, small rooms, crowds, cancer and various illnesses, and any place on earth outside Manhattan. That last one must be hard since he's currently filming his new film "Midnight in Paris" on location.
Billy Bob Thorton: Fear of Antiques
Billy Bob Thorton: Fear of Antiques
You probably wouldn't want to invite Billy Bob to your grandma's house - for more than one reason. He is absolutely frightened of antique furniture. He won't eat anywhere near anything built before 1950.
Tobey Maguire: Fear of Heights
Tobey Maguire: Fear of Heights
Get this - the "Spiderman" star has a fear of heights! Guess he won't be swinging from any real skyscrapers anytime soon.
Matthew McConaughey: Fear of Revolving Doors
Matthew McConaughey: Fear of Revolving Doors
Maybe they make him "Dazed and Confused" but in any case the actor has an extreme fear of revolving doors.
Orlando Bloom: Fear of Pigs
Orlando Bloom: Fear of Pigs
Not that anyone expected the Hollywood pretty boy to get near them anyway, but just for the record - being around pigs makes Orlando squeal like...
Oprah: Fear of Used Gum
Oprah: Fear of Used Gum
As if we weren't already on board with her - how's this for a traumatizing tale? When she was little, Oprah's grandmother used to keep used chewing gum in rows in a cabinet. Understandably the chewy stuff makes her cringe.
Nicole Kidman: Fear of Butterflies
Nicole Kidman: Fear of Butterflies
She might be at all the Hollywood parties - but don't call her a social butterfly. The colorful insects make the superstar quake. She even tried to face her fears by going to a butterfly garden, but it didn't work.
Keanu Reeves: Fear Of The Dark
Keanu Reeves
He may have spent most of his time on screen in the dark, but the Matrix star might just need a nightlight in real life!
Keanu Reeves: Fear Of The Dark
Scarlett Johannson: Fear of Cockroaches
Scarlett Johannson: Fear of Cockroaches
Understandable that the super hot movie star shudders at the sight of roaches - especially after she woke up with one on her face when she was a kid!
Justin Timberlake: Fear of Crawly Things
Justin Timberlake: Fear of Crawly Things
The former boy band crooner is apparently afraid of snakes, spiders and sharks.
Alfred Hitchcock: Fear of Eggs
Alfred Hitchcock: Fear of Eggs
The "Birds" director screamed like "Psycho" when he saw an egg. Not really - but the sight of a yolk did make him shudder.
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