Most High Maintenance Celebrities Of All Time (And The Craziest Thing They Ever Asked For)

Lifestyles of the rich and famous can be extremely intriguing sometimes. Celebrities are notoriously known for their outrageous demands while on the road or at award shows. Many would deem some the stars high maintenance and difficult to work with due to their backstage requests and requirements.

For the average working person, these demands seem unorthodox and over the top. But to a celebrity, it's just another day in the life of a superstar. 

With fame and fortune at their back, someone can make any over the top request and their demands would be granted.

Here are a few of the craziest things a celebrity has ever demanded asked for.

1. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

Beyoncé has a few demands that are understandable for an artist of her caliber. She requires an all-white dressing room equipped with red toilet paper and $900 titanium straws for her alkaline-chilled water.

2. Kanye West

Kanye West is considered to be a male diva to some. The rapper usually asks for $400 Versace Towels to wipe away his sweat after performances.

3. Katy Perry

While traveling, Katy Perry once requested her driver to not look in her direction, ask her for an autograph or speak with her at all.

4. Rihanna

Rihanna insists on having a brand new animal print throw rug that she can walk barefoot on. She also requires white drapes to cover any nearby lockers or bricks in her dressing room.

5. Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake usually wants mirrors in his hotel rooms to be installed on the ceiling overlooking his bed. The pop star also often requests his champagne to have bubbles as he doesn't like to drink flat beverages (does anyone?).

6. Lindsay Lohan

In her younger years, Lindsay Lohan was considered fairly difficult to work with. Even recently, she demanded luxurious trailers and hotel rooms while filming the Lifetime film Liz and Dick.


7. Christina Aguilera

Singer and The Voice judge Christina Aguilera is serious about getting to her destination. She usually asks for a police escort during her travels in order to avoid traffic delays.

8. Madonna

Madonna decided to ban air conditioning at every venue she performs at in order to protect her singing voice. Her demand backfired when concertgoers began fainting due to high temperatures. Madonna's obscure request was deemed a safety hazard.

9. Adele

In her dressing room, Adele requires European beer, Marlboro Lights cigarettes, and candy bars. She also requires anyone who receives free tickets to her shows donate a small amount of money to a UK-based charity.

10. Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey is well known for her diva antics throughout the years. The award-winning singer once asked for 20 white kittens and 100 white doves to be released at the Christmas light ceremony she participated in at the Westfield London Shopping Center back in 2009.

11. Jennifer Lopez

In her dressing room, Jennifer Lopez demands a variety of white flowers and white candles to be placed throughout. She also wants a luxurious, private plane and hotel rooms for her staff, as well as a personal coat carrier.

12. Taylor Swift

If Taylor Swift is touring in your town and arrives before 11 a.m., it's a must that the promoters provide her with her favorite Starbucks drinks.

13. Will Ferrell

During his promo tour for Semi-Pro, comedian and actor Will Ferrell asked for a 15-foot-tall artificial tree, an electric scooter and a painted rainbow on wheels.

14. Paris Hilton

While working on the 2010 film The Other Guys, Paris Hilton had a full list of demands just for her one day of shooting. The former reality star wanted a bottle of expensive vodka and live lobsters on demand to be cooked when she got hungry.

15. Cher

The iconic award-winning actress and singer Cher, in true showgirl fashion, asked for a separate room just to store her wigs during her performances.


16. Jay-Z

Among rapper Jay-Z's myriad demands on tour is the requirement of an expensive late-model Maybach to cruise around in.

17. Justin Bieber

The Biebs requires his dressing room to be stocked with numerous packs of white athletic socks (lo-rise) and plain white t-shirts. The slightly odd part is that he asks for multiple sizes.

18. Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone contractually demands a private home with a team of housekeepers, valets, and nannies at her disposal. In addition to her own salary, the production companies must also foot the bill for the staff.

19. Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp wants his dressing room to be covered with Moroccan drapes, with candles and water pipes scattered everywhere. 

20. Eminem

For his backtage area, Eminem demnds a masseuse, a ping pong table, a Playstation, and a basketball hoop, as well as a large variety of fast food.

21. Paul McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney requires his dressing room to have exactly 19 six-foot-tall leafy green plants, and four six-foot-tall variety plants. 

Celebrities could be called divas for their over-the-top requests, but since they spend most of their time traveling, they have to feel comfortable in their environment. If you were a celebrity, what would be your high maintenance demands?

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