10 Celebs' Odd Eating Habits Bet you never thought of rice as a gateway drug By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Aug 4, 2010 11:23 AM CDT 17 comments Comments Angelina Jolie listens to a question during a press conference to promote her new spy action-thriller "Salt" in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) (Newser) – Cockroaches, butterflies, peanut-butter-and-bacon sandwiches: Celebrities sure do have some odd eating habits. The Daily Beast, with the help of Matthew and Mark Jacob’s What the Great Ate: A Curious History of Food and Fame, lists a few: Angelina Jolie: She’s tried bee larvae, crickets, and cockroaches—and the roaches she actually liked. Friedrich Nietzsche: Believed that eating a lot of rice led to drug use, and eating a lot of potatoes led to alcohol use. Steve Jobs: The Apple founder once tried an all-apple diet…because he thought it might allow him to stop bathing. Vladimir Nabokov: Tried butterflies once but proclaimed them “vile,” like “almonds and perhaps green cheese.” Maria Callas: The Greek opera star was rumored to have eaten a tapeworm purposely—to help her lose weight. Elvis Presley: Once flew 800 miles to eat a peanut-butter-jelly-bacon sandwich…made on an entire loaf of bread with a pound of bacon. Ronald Reagan: Didn’t eat a tomato for 70 years. For the complete list, click here. For more weird foods, click here.