Celebrities are often idolized by their fans, but not all of them appreciate the attention and admiration. Some celebrities have been caught on camera or reported by witnesses to be rude, dismissive, or even abusive to their fans. Here are 10 examples of celebrities who were not very nice to their fans.
The Twilight star has been accused of being rude and dismissive to fans on multiple occasions. In one infamous incident, she was caught on camera rolling her eyes and refusing to sign an autograph for a fan who waited for hours to see her.
The "Roar" singer has also been accused of being rude to fans. In one incident, she reportedly told a fan to "get out of my way" after the fan asked for a photo with her. She also allegedly ignored a group of fans who were waiting for her outside a hotel.
The Barbadian singer has been known to be short-tempered with fans. In one incident, she reportedly snapped at a fan who asked her to sign an autograph, saying "I'm not here to sign autographs for you. I'm here to shop." She also reportedly threw a fan's phone away when the fan tried to take a selfie with her.
The Glee star has been accused of being a diva and of treating her fans poorly. In one incident, she reportedly refused to take a photo with a fan because she didn't like the fan's outfit. She also allegedly made fun of a fan's appearance on Twitter.
The Queen Bey has been known to be demanding and difficult to work with. In one incident, she reportedly refused to perform at a concert because she didn't like the sound system. She also reportedly had a list of outrageous demands for her dressing room, such as having only white furniture and flowers.
The "Blank Space" singer has been accused of being fake and of using her fans. In one incident, she reportedly ditched a meet-and-greet with fans after only a few minutes, saying she had to go to the bathroom. She also allegedly lied about being bullied in school and about writing her own songs.
The British singer has been known to be moody and unpredictable. In one incident, she reportedly canceled a concert at the last minute because she didn't feel like performing. She also reportedly scolded a fan who was filming her during a show, saying "Can you stop filming me with a video camera because I'm really here in real life."
The former Disney star has been known to be wild and erratic. In one incident, she reportedly flashed her fans during a concert, exposing her breasts and genitals. She also reportedly spat water at her fans and licked a fan's face without consent.
The Material Girl has been known to be demanding and diva-like. In one incident, she reportedly refused to perform at a concert because the stage wasn't set up to her liking. She also reportedly insulted her fans by calling them "lazy" and "fat" and by making them wait for hours before starting her show.
The "Bad Romance" singer has been accused of being difficult to work with and of having a bad temper. In one incident, she reportedly threw a chair at a crew member during a rehearsal, injuring him. She also reportedly slapped a fan who tried to hug her and called him a "freak".
A once promising actress with a widely successful career, Lindsay Lohan is now considered to be the ultimate celebrity train wreck. Her mug shots are well circulated, and her numerous stints in rehab, and various arrests are too much for most fans to handle. She has also been rude and unprofessional on set, causing delays and conflicts with other actors and directors. She once called off sick from filming The Canyons, only to be photographed shopping in Venice Beach.
US broadcaster CNN ditched comedian Kathy Griffin from its New Year programme after she posed with a fake decapitated head of President Donald Trump. Griffin apologised after it provoked outrage - her New Year's Eve co-host Anderson Cooper said he was appalled. In addition, Griffin lost a number of other jobs as a consequence of the joke. Trump said it was "sick" and his wife Melania called the photo "disturbing". Griffin later retracted the apology telling ABC's The View: "I'm not holding back on this family. This family is different."
The reality star and social media influencer has been accused of being insensitive and tone-deaf to her fans. In one incident, she posted a photo of herself wearing a diamond necklace that was a gift from her husband Kanye West, who had it made from a text message he sent her. Many fans criticized her for flaunting her wealth and privilege, especially during a pandemic. She also faced backlash for throwing a lavish 40th birthday party on a private island, saying she was "humbly reminded of how privileged my life is".
The talk show host and comedian has been known for her motto "be kind", but she has also been exposed for being the opposite behind the scenes. Several former employees and guests have accused her of being mean, rude, and abusive, creating a toxic work environment. She has also been called out for mocking and humiliating people on her show, such as making fun of a translator's accent or forcing Mariah Carey to reveal her pregnancy. She has apologized for the allegations, but many fans have lost respect for her.
The pop star and icon has been through a lot of personal and professional struggles, but she has also been unkind to some of her fans. In one incident, she reportedly refused to take a photo with a fan who had won a contest to meet her, saying she was too busy. She also reportedly ignored a fan who had flown from Scotland to see her in Las Vegas, only to be told she was not feeling well. She has also been accused of lip-syncing and phoning in her performances, disappointing many of her loyal supporters.