Celebrity phobias revealed

Celebrities may seem like they have it all together, but just like everyone else, they have their own fears and phobias. Some of these phobias may seem irrational or strange, but they are very real and can cause significant distress for those who experience them. Here are some celebrity phobias that have been revealed over the years:

Sarah Michelle Gellar, best known for her role as Buffy in ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’, has Coimetrophobia, which is the fear of graveyards. She has admitted to being petrified of cemeteries and being buried alive.

Katie Holmes, who rose to fame through the TV show ‘Dawson’s Creek’, has Agrizoophobia, which is the fear of raccoons. She has admitted to feeling uneasy around raccoons, and one time even barked at one to scare it away.

Oprah Winfrey, the legendary TV host, has Globophobia, which is the fear of balloons. She has explained that the sound of balloons popping reminds her of gunfire and it freaks her out.

Nick Jonas, one of the Jonas Brothers, has Aerophobia, which is the fear of flying. Despite his successful music career that involves traveling all over the world, he finds flying to be frightening.

Scarlett Johansson, a well-known Hollywood actress, has Ornithophobia, which is the fear of birds. While shooting the movie ‘We Bought A Zoo’, she had to face her fear of birds when she encountered peacocks on set.

Jennifer Aniston, who gained fame through her role as Rachel in the TV show ‘Friends’, has Thalassophobia, which is the fear of being underwater. She developed this fear due to a childhood trauma and has been unable to go underwater ever since.

Kylie Minogue, the pop icon, has Kremastraphobia, which is the fear of coat hangers. She has admitted to disliking the sound that coat hangers make when they are put into a wardrobe.

Christina Ricci, who has appeared in numerous films and TV shows, has Galeophobia, which is the fear of sharks. Even when she is in a swimming pool, she worries that a magic door will open up and let a shark out.

Nicole Kidman, the Academy Award-winning actress, has a fear of butterflies known as Lepidopterophobia. This fear is a result of her childhood experiences in Australia, where she would encounter large butterflies and moths.

Pamela Anderson, best known for her role in ‘Baywatch’, has Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of mirrors. She avoids watching herself on television and even has an aversion to mirrors.

Martin Freeman, best known for his role as Bilbo Baggins in ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy, revealed in an interview with The Guardian that he has a fear of choking. The actor stated that he eats slowly and chews his food well to avoid choking. He even carries a drink with him everywhere he goes in case of an emergency.

Tyra Banks may be fierce on the fashion runway, but she has a fear of dolphins. Banks has shared her phobia on multiple occasions, admitting to her discomfort with their smiles, which she finds to be insincere. She has also expressed her anxiety about how intelligent the creatures are and how they seem to be able to read her mind.

Khloe Kardashian, reality TV star and businesswoman, has a phobia of belly buttons, or to be more specific, touching or seeing someone else’s belly button. Kardashian shared her fear with her fans on her blog, revealing that she cringes when anyone touches or even talks about belly buttons.

Kristen Stewart, best known for her role in the ‘Twilight’ franchise, has a fear of horses. The actress revealed in an interview with The Guardian that she developed the phobia after a horseback riding accident when she was younger. She stated that she has tried to overcome the fear, but it still lingers.

Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton, and Uma Thurman are three more celebrities who suffer from phobias related to enclosed spaces are Bieber has admitted to having claustrophobia, stating that he gets anxious in small spaces like elevators. Paris Hilton has a fear of elevators and prefers to take the stairs whenever possible. Uma Thurman has also revealed her claustrophobia, stating that she avoids small spaces like airplanes and elevators.

In conclusion, celebrities are just like us, and they too have their own fears and phobias. While some of these phobias may seem odd or irrational, they are very real and can cause significant distress to those who experience them. It is important to understand and respect these fears, as they are a part of what makes us all unique individuals.

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