25 Strange Phobias of the Stars
House plants and butterflies and mirrors, oh my!
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 21, 2013 1:28 PM CDT
Everyone understands arachnophobia. But what about swinophobia—the fear of pigs? That's what plagues Orlando Bloom, and it's just one of the 25 strange celebrity fears rounded up by the Huffington Post:   (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – Everyone understands arachnophobia. But what about swinophobia—the fear of pigs? It's just one of the 25 strange celebrity fears rounded up by the Huffington Post:

  • Katie Holmes: Scared of raccoons.
  • Tyra Banks: Afraid of dolphins.
  • Orlando Bloom: Yep, he's the swinophobe.
  • Woody Allen: One of his many fears: sunshine.
  • Kylie Minogue: Fears clothes hangers.
  • Kris Jenner: Afraid to urinate in public because she's nervous those in neighboring stalls are listening in.

  • Kyra Sedgwick: Can't handle talking foods and has to leave the room if they're featured in a commercial.
  • Diddy: Fear of feet, particularly those with extra-long second toes.
  • Billy Bob Thornton: Creeped out by antique furniture.
  • Pamela Anderson: Afraid of mirrors.
  • Nicole Kidman: Scared of butterflies.
  • Christina Ricci: Fears house plants.
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majik124
Jul 21, 2013 5:26 PM CDT
What idiotic fears to have. Fear of dolphins and swine and talking foods and sunshine? WTF kind attention seeking fears are those.
Drewzy
Jul 21, 2013 3:39 PM CDT
One thing they're all deathly afraid of..................being ignored!
bej20A90
Jul 21, 2013 2:13 PM CDT
Many of us fear the many bad movies and "music" made by some of these "people." By the way, what is a "Diddy?" Is that like, "Diddy Daddy?"