Celebrity Phobias

The “Birds” director screamed like “Psycho” when he saw an egg. Not really – but the sight of a yolk did make him shudder. (AP)
Alfred Hitchcock: Fear of Eggs The “Birds” director screamed like “Psycho” when he saw an egg. Not really – but the sight of a yolk did make him shudder. (AP)
You probably wouldn’t want to invite Billy Bob to your grandma’s house – for more than one reason. He is absolutely frightened of antique furniture. He won’t eat anywhere near anything built before 1950. (Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
Billy Bob Thornton: Fear of Antiques You probably wouldn’t want to invite Billy Bob to your grandma’s house – for more than one reason. He is absolutely frightened of antique furniture. He won’t eat anywhere near anything built before 1950. (Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
No ficus trees for the Addams Family star – she says that houseplants freak her out, and just thinking of the dusty, dirty leaves makes her shudder. (AP)
Christina Ricci No ficus trees for the Addams Family star – she says that houseplants freak her out, and just thinking of the dusty, dirty leaves makes her shudder. (AP)
Sure he keeps it neat on the pitch, but David Beckham is also the king of order in his abode. Apparently, his shirts are organized in his closet by color and even soda cans are lined up perfectly by brand in his fridge. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
David Beckham: Fear Of Disorder Sure he keeps it neat on the pitch, but David Beckham is also the king of order in his abode. Apparently, his shirts are organized in his closet by color and even soda cans are lined up perfectly by brand in his fridge. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
KCBS Radio's John Madden travels the country without stepping on a plane. Madden has a fear of flying and instead travels on a coach called the "Madden Cruiser." (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
John Madden: Fear Of Flying KCBS Radio's John Madden travels the country without stepping on a plane. Madden has a fear of flying and instead travels on a coach called the "Madden Cruiser." (Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
The actor said painted faces and fake smiles of clowns give him the creeps. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Johnny Depp: Fear Of Clowns The actor said painted faces and fake smiles of clowns give him the creeps. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
The former boy band crooner is apparently afraid of snakes, spiders and sharks. (Sascha Schermann/AFP/Getty Images)
Justin Timberlake: Fear of Crawly Things The former boy band crooner is apparently afraid of snakes, spiders and sharks. (Sascha Schermann/AFP/Getty Images)
He may have spent most of his time on screen in the dark, but the Matrix star might just need a nightlight in real life! (Axel Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)
Keanu Reeves: Fear of the Dark He may have spent most of his time on screen in the dark, but the Matrix star might just need a nightlight in real life! (Axel Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)
Maybe they make him “Dazed and Confused” but in any case, the actor has an extreme fear of revolving doors. (Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)
Matthew McConaughey: Fear of Revolving Doors Maybe they make him “Dazed and Confused” but in any case, the actor has an extreme fear of revolving doors. (Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)
She might be at all the Hollywood parties – but don’t call her a social butterfly. The colorful insects make the superstar quake. She even tried to face her fears by going to a butterfly garden, but it didn’t work. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Nicole Kidman She might be at all the Hollywood parties – but don’t call her a social butterfly. The colorful insects make the superstar quake. She even tried to face her fears by going to a butterfly garden, but it didn’t work. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
When she was little, Oprah’s grandmother used to keep used chewing gum in rows in a cabinet. Understandably, the chewy stuff makes her cringe. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Oprah Winfrey: Fear of Used Gum When she was little, Oprah’s grandmother used to keep used chewing gum in rows in a cabinet. Understandably, the chewy stuff makes her cringe. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Not that anyone expected the Hollywood pretty boy to get near them anyway, but just for the record – being around pigs makes Orlando squeal like… (Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
Orlando Bloom: Fear of Pigs Not that anyone expected the Hollywood pretty boy to get near them anyway, but just for the record – being around pigs makes Orlando squeal like… (Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
It's understandable that the super hot movie star shudders at the sight of roaches, especially after she woke up with one on her face when she was a kid! (Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Scarlett Johansson: Fear of Cockroaches It's understandable that the super hot movie star shudders at the sight of roaches, especially after she woke up with one on her face when she was a kid! (Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Get this – the “Spiderman” star has a fear of heights! Guess he won’t be swinging from any real skyscrapers anytime soon. (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
Tobey Maguire: Fear of Heights Get this – the “Spiderman” star has a fear of heights! Guess he won’t be swinging from any real skyscrapers anytime soon. (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
Maybe the better question is what isn’t Woody Allen afraid of? He’s reportedly afraid of sunshine, dogs, children, heights, small rooms, crowds, cancer and various illnesses, and any place on earth outside Manhattan. That last one must be hard since he is currently filming his new film “Midnight in Paris” on location.  (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Woody Allen: Fear Of Everything? Maybe the better question is what isn’t Woody Allen afraid of? He’s reportedly afraid of sunshine, dogs, children, heights, small rooms, crowds, cancer and various illnesses, and any place on earth outside Manhattan. That last one must be hard since he is currently filming his new film “Midnight in Paris” on location. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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