We all go gaga over how perfect Hollywood is. The actors seem to embody perfection on screen and off screen and we all aspire to be just like them!
But everyone knows, nothing is perfect. Not even our favorites from Hollywood. Let’s take a look at twelve celebrities that suffer from physical abnormalities:
- Jennifer Garner- Deformed Toe
Jennifer Garner is a beloved American Actress, born in 1972. Garner is lauded for her exceptional performances in Daredevil, Catch Me If You Can and Alias– for which she also won a Golden Globe. Garner was married to actor Scott Foley from 2000 till 2004. And then married Ben Affleck in 2005. Affleck and Garner have 3 children together.
Jennifer Garner however, has a toe anomaly. Garner has a condition called brachymetatarsia in which one of the bones of the feet is significantly smaller than the rest of the bones of the feet. As a result of this, her pinky toe rests on top of the toe next to it.
Regardless, we love her all the same!
2. Kesha- Had a Tail When She Was Born!
Kesha Rose Sebert, 30, is an American singer, songwriter and rapper. The artist was born in Los Angeles, California, who rose to success in early 2009 after appearing in American rapper Flo Rida’s number one hit single Right Round.
After this, Kesha went to sing top singles and her song Tik Tok became the best selling digital single in history selling over 14 million units worldwide!
Kesha however revealed a shocking truth about her. She had a tail when she was born! According to Heat magazine the singer said, “I had a tail when I was born. It was a tiny tail, about a quarter of an inch, then they chopped it off and stole my tail. That was when I was little. I’m really sad about that story.”
3. Kate Bosworth- 2 Different Coloured Eyes
Kate Bosworth is an American actress and model born in 1983. Bosworth made her debut in the film The Horse Whisperer (1998) and continued to act in films like Remember the Titans and Blue Crush. Bosworth landed her role in the debut film because she was a trained horse rider, which the character required. How cool is that!
Apart from this, there is something very peculiar about Bosworth’s eyes. They are not of the same colour! Bosworth was born with a condition called heterochromia iriduim.
Heterochromia is a difference in coloration and heterochromia iridium is difference in coloration of the eye. Due to this, Bosworth has a hazel right eye and a blue left eye! The actress frequently makes use of contact lenses to hide this variance in coloration on screen.
4. Harry Styles- 4 Nipples
Harry Edward Styles is one of the most loved English singer, songwriter and actor worldwide! Styles rose to fame with his boy band One Direction which formed through the highly popular music talent hunt competition, The X Factor.
Harry as part of the band has released five albums, performed four tours and won many awards for their songs. Recently, Styles decided to go solo and released his debut album named ‘Harry Syles’.
The album was released on 12 May 2017. This album is a collection of soft rock, rock and pop. Apart from singing, Styles recent achievements include his incredible performance in Christopher Nolen’s Dunkirk.
However, Harry Styles is also famous for something other than his talents. He supposedly has 4 nipples on his body! In an interview with Chelsea Handler, she asked him “There is a rumor on the internet that you have four nipples. Have you heard?”
To which Styles responded, “It’s a thing” followed by a laughter fit, confirming that the rumors are in fact true.
5. Elizabeth Taylor: Extra Eyelashes
Elizabeth Taylor was a British-American actress, businesswoman and humanitarian. She began her career as a child artist with a minor role in There’s One Born Every Minute in the early 1940’s.
Elizabeth Taylor rose to fame with her role in National Velvet making her a teen icon/star. She also did extremely well as an adult, making her way through great movies like Father of the Bride and Cleopatra.
Taylor also won the Golden Globe for Best Actress for her performance in the Last Summer (1959). In 1999, the American Film Institute named her the seventh-greatest female screen legend.
Elizabeth Taylor was a true beauty and was considered the most beautiful woman of her time. However, little that people know, Elizabeth Taylor had a genetic mutation when she was born. Elizabeth Taylor was born with an extra row of eyelashes! However this worked extremely in her favour, as this mutation made her even more beautiful and attractive.
This genetic condition in medical terms is called distichiasis and is a rare condition.
6. Ashton Kutcher: Webbed Toes
Hollywood actors are known for their drop dead gorgeous looks and Ashton Kutcher is no different. Ashton Kutcher, actor, producer, model and investor is one of the most popular Hollywood actors today.
He began his acting career by playing Michael Kelso in the famous sitcom That 70’s Show. Kutcher has also won the ‘Teen Choice Award’ in 2003 for the movie Punk’d in 2003 and was also awarded ‘Favourite Web Celebrity’ by the People’s Choice Awards for having the most number of followers on Twitter in 2010.
Mr. Kutcher is the husband of the lovely Mila Kunis and a very strong advocate for women’s rights around the globe. But this gorgeous man has an abnormality. Ashton Kutcher has webbed toes!
Syndactyly, more commonly known as webbed toes is a physical deformity which is characterized by the fusion of two or more digits of the feet. In simpler terms, the toes are not completely separate from each other. Webbed toes can be either partial or complete.
Well even if he has webbed toes, the actor is still completely smokin’ hot!
7. Megan Fox: Clubbed Thumbs
Megan Fox is an American Actress more popularly known for her role in the blockbuster action movie, the Transformers. Fox followed to do more projects, like Jennifer’s Body and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Megan Fox is considered to be the most modern female sex symbols today and is super hot! While we love her gorgeous looks especially those captivating blue eyes, Fox does have something that many don’t know. Megan Fox has clubbed thumbs!
Megan Fox’s clubbed thumbs became an internet sensation in 2009. She has a thumb condition called brachydactyly type-D. In this medical condition, the last bone of one or both thumbs is short and round, along with a wide nail bed. This too is a genetic mutation.
8. Lily Allen: Third nipple
Lily Allen is an English singer, songwriter, actress and television presenter.
It’s not just Harry Styles with an extra nipple. Lily Allen too has a third nipple on her body. How crazy is that! In an interview a few years ago Allen revealed it by lifting her shirt and revealing the third nipple on her left side boob and even let the reporter feel it!
9. Vince Vaughn: Deformed Thumb
Vincent Anthony Vaughn is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, activist and comedian, born in 1970, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Vaughn has acted in many well known comedies including Old School (2003), Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004), Wedding Crashers (2005) The Break-Up (2006) and many more.
Just like the names mentioned above, Vince Vaughn also suffers from an abnormality.
Vince Vaughn was seventeen when he got into an unfortunate car accident which injured and deformed his thumb. As a result of the accident, he lost the tip of his thumb.
10. Forest Whitaker: Lazy Eye
Forest Steven Whitaker III is an American actor, producer and director. Whitaker is widely popular for his works in films like Bird, Platoon, The Butler and many more. Forest Whitaker won the Academy Award for his performance as a Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the Last King of Scotland in 2006.
However, many of you must have noticed, there is something wrong with Forest Whitaker’s left eye. He has a lazy eye. Whitaker suffers from a genetic condition known as Ptosis. In this condition the upper eyelid becomes droopy.
In an interview when questioned about his eye, Whitaker stated, “My eye? It’s a genetic thing. My dad had it and now I have it.”
11. Gerard Butler: Deformed Ear
Gerard James Butler, born 1969, is a Scottish actor, producer and singer. After studying law, Butler decided to take a shot at acting starting with small roles in Mrs Brown (1997) and the James Bond film. Gerard Butler is now one of the most famous names found in Hollywood. While he’s great at what he does, he has a deformed ear!
Actor Gerard Butler found out about this deformity in his ear when he had to get his head shaved for a role in the Tomb Raider sequel. It turns out Butler had surgery when he was a child which left him with a deformed ear, but he didn’t realize that his head looked disproportionate until he prepped for the role in the movie.
Butler stated in an interview, “I didn’t realize it until I had to shave my head for that movie. Everyone went, Holy f**k, one ear sticks out way more than the other one! And we literally had to glue it back.”
12. Karolina Kurkova: No Belly Button
Karolina Kurkova is a Czech model and actress, more popularly known to be a Victoria Secret Angel. Kurkova is one of the highest paid models in the world and was placed 6th in the Forbes annual list of highest- earning models.
But would you believe, the Czech beauty does not have a belly button! It turns out Kurkova had an operation when she was an infant as a result of which her belly button disappeared. The doctors had to say that she probably suffered an umbilical hernia as a baby.
While we believe these Hollywood actors are perfect, this article helps explain that is not always the case. They are after all just like us!