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Some Of The Most Bizarre Demands Made By Celebrities

Anyone who has ever worked with entertainment industry talent knows they can be a mighty demanding bunch who often use their celebrity status to get what they want, no matter how bizarre.

Sometimes their request is as simple as top billing, or a reworking of the script so their character gets more screentime, but other celebs aren’t so easily impressed. They demand stuff, really strange stuff, or they're liable to come down with a case of Scriptatosis, rendering them unable to effectively read their lines.

Touring performers generally have a document known as a backstage rider doing all their demanding for them, which lets the concert promoters know what they expect to find backstage before a show.

If you’re Marilyn Manson you simply want an assortment of sweets, but review Lady Gaga’s rider and you’ll find this strange request:

Not sure if the mannequin was for her show or something to make the House of Gaga feel more like a home...

See 23 Bizarre Demands Celebrities Have Made Behind The Scenes at Cracked (contains NSFW language)

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I heard strange rider requests were to ensure that the venue thoroughly read the contract. If the jelly beans aren't all black, then it's possible that the stage requirements may not be to the performer's liking or even dangerous.
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