12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

7:00 am 11 Nov, 2013


Obsessive compulsive disorder is when you have to do something in a certain way no matter what. An irrational fear might be behind it or some other reason that your brain has concocted up but when you have OCD, you can’t help but do certain things in certain ways. Many people have OCD and manage to hide it pretty well from others. Even celebrities have OCD. Here are 12 famous celebrities who are probably nuts.

12. Woody Allen:

Woody Allen is eccentric and everybody knows that. But he’s also obsessed with death and food. He says he’s obsessed with death and once said, “It’s not that I’m afraid to die. I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” He’s also obsessed with food and ate potage du jour daily for 6 months while making What’s New Pussycat?

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

11. Fred Durst:

Fred Durst, the frontman of famous rock band Limp Bizkit, suffers from acute obsessive compulsive disorder. But no one yet knows what his obsession actually is as he’s very secretive about it. That’s how much embarrassing it is for him and he says it makes touring hell for him.

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

10. Leonardo DiCaprio:

Leonardo DiCaprio’s portrayal of Howard Hughes with his several OCDs is spot on because he himself suffered from an OCD. He was obsessive about cracks in the pavement during his childhood and while making the film he revisited his childhood memories and redeveloped his obsession with the cracks.

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

9. Jennifer Love Hewitt:

Jennifer Love Hewitt says she inherited her mother’s OCD along with her strength and stubbornness. While her mother used to count her steps, Love can’t go to sleep without making sure that all the doors in the house are closed including cabinet and closet doors.

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

8. Alec Baldwin:

Alec Baldwin is obsessed with cleaning and keeping his house well arranged according to his own preference. He says he notices whenever someone moves any object and obsessively cleans the whole place even if he’s getting late for a meeting.

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

7. David Beckham:

David Beckham is obsessed with symmetry. Everything in his house has to be arranged symmetrically. His shirts are arranged according to color. Even food in his fridge has to be symmetrical. His wife, Victoria, says that he’d rather throw away a can of drink than have odd number of drinks which can’t be arranged symmetrically.

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


6. Jessica Alba:

Jessica Alba, in all her perfection, is obsessed with perfectionism. She says that it has actually helped her acting career and that many creative people are obsessive about perfectionism.

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

5. Cameron Diaz:

Cameron Diaz is not just the sexiest celeb in Hollywood but also one of the most germophobic one. She is so obsessed with germs that she uses her elbows to open doors instead of touching doorknobs. She washes her hands many times during the day and also cleans her home scrupulously.

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

4. Donald Trump:

Donald Trump is also scared of germs. He’s so obsessed about his fear that he refuses to shake hands with most people unless he really has to. He also won’t touch the ground floor button on elevators as it is used most often by people.

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

3. Justin Timberlake:

Justin Timberlake is obsessive about symmetry and like David Beckham, needs things to be symmetrical. He obsesses about the items in his fridge and on top of all this he also has an attention deficit disorder. He regularly spends time arranging everything in his home but it’s hard because he soon loses focus and starts doing something else. That’s a bad combination to have.

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

2. Megan Fox:

Megan Fox is obsessed with germs. Because of her obsessive compulsive disorder she finds public toilets and restaurant silverware very hard to handle. She gets scared of such scenarios and feels that every time someone flushes a public toilet all the germs get splashed on to the seat. She also thinks that silverware contains the collective germs of everyone who have used it before her.

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

1. Katy Perry:

Katy Perry is another Hollywood celeb that is a little crazy. On top of that she also suffers from OCD! She says her OCD comes out during touring. She obsesses about broken make up and dog hair on her sweaters. The worst of all is a finger print on sunglasses. She just can’t take that.

12 Famous People With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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