7 Celebs Who Are Notoriously Cheap

They'd like to keep their big bucks to themselves, thanks

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 28, 2013 4:00 PM CST

(Newser) – Just because they make the big bucks doesn't mean they have to spend the big bucks. Radar rounds up 15 of Hollywood's biggest cheapskates. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete list (including one celebrity who hoards hotel soap and shampoo) here.

Owen Wilson arranged a fancy birthday party at a restaurant for then-girlfriend Kate Hudson, but when the waiter put the check down, he just sat there with his arms folded, pretending not to notice, says a source. Everyone assumed Owen would pick up the tab because he organized the party,...
Owen Wilson arranged a fancy birthday party at a restaurant for then-girlfriend Kate Hudson, "but when the waiter put the check down, he just sat there with his arms folded, pretending not to notice,"...   (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
Madonna always wants things for free, and also doesn't give holiday bonuses to her staff, a source says. She feels like everyone is lucky to work for her and that she shouldn’t have to pay them. Her staffers work way over time and get paid half what they should!
Madonna always wants things for free, and also doesn't give holiday bonuses to her staff, a source says. "She feels like everyone is lucky to work for her and that she shouldn’t have to pay them. Her...   (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
When a pair of ankle boots caught her eye in a California boutique, Gisele Bundchen asked if she could have them for free--and was refused.
When a pair of ankle boots caught her eye in a California boutique, Gisele Bundchen asked if she could have them for free--and was refused.   (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
On his honeymoon, Mark Zuckerberg took wife Priscilla Chan out for a romantic dinner ... that only cost $40 ... and then didn't leave a tip.
On his honeymoon, Mark Zuckerberg took wife Priscilla Chan out for a romantic dinner ... that only cost $40 ... and then didn't leave a tip.   (AP Photo/Times-News, Ashley Smith)
Kristen Bell was spotted buying a used mattress last month. Apparently she's never heard of bedbugs.
Kristen Bell was spotted buying a used mattress last month. Apparently she's never heard of bedbugs.   (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
Sources say Teri Hatcher took the furniture from her Desperate Housewives trailer after the show wrapped, so she could sell it.
Sources say Teri Hatcher took the furniture from her "Desperate Housewives" trailer after the show wrapped, so she could sell it.   (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
LeBron James once made a restaurant stay open until 4am for him and his friends, then left just a $10 tip. He was making $13 million a year at the time, by the way.
LeBron James once made a restaurant stay open until 4am for him and his friends, then left just a $10 tip. He was making $13 million a year at the time, by the way.   (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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