I wonder what celebrities do when they are not in the spotlight? It turns out that many of them collect unique collections or are engaged in unusual things. As a result, over time, it happens that these objects are of interest at times no less than the main activity of the stars. Passion for their meetings sometimes resembles madness, as it does for ordinary people.
But the stars are the same mortals who have the right to a hobby. Only there are more opportunities for realization of their passion. As it turned out, many stars have hobbies. It’s amazing how they find time to replenish their collections. Some meetings and classes are also rather unusual, they will be discussed below. Rod Stewart, a collection of trains.
Many men and boys adore collecting railways and collecting trains. But this musician outperformed everyone. Its railway takes almost the entire third floor of Stewart’s house in Peoria. The road is about 7 meters wide and 37 meters long. The scale diorama reflects an area of 1500 real square feet. It is dedicated to post-war Manhattan and New York’s central station “Grand Central Station”. The railway terminal is made in stunning detail. More than a hundred buildings have been created here, up to 1.5 meters high. The level of detail is so high that even in small shop windows there are individual features. At the same time, the singer often takes part of the road with him on tour, recreating it in hotel rooms. Stuart has been such a hobby for more than twenty years. The obsession with the railroad came to Stuart as a child. He lived not far from British Rail, whose lines were eventually the first model of the singer. Trains even took a prominent place in the musician’s work, several songs were dedicated to them. The creation of the musician even got on the cover of the magazine Model Railroader. As Stewart himself stated, it pleased him more than the appearance on the front page of the Rolling Stone.
Kiefer Sutherland, Guitar Gibson.
This musician is considered one of the most passionate collectors of elite guitars. In his collection contains as many as 38 elite tools from Gibson. All of them are in the studio created by Sutherland, which helps novice musicians to take the first steps in the brutal world of show business. Kiefer’s love for guitars was born even when he first heard Jimmy Page and Angus Young. This determined his passion. The Canadian actor likes to play the guitar, but he considers himself only a music lover, not a professional. This did not stop the famous manufacturer Gibson from creating a whole series of new guitars named after Sutherland. It was called Gibson Kiefer Sutherland KS-336. Quentin Tarantino, board games.
This creator of modern pop culture has the appropriate hobby. In one of his interviews, the actor and director told that he is fond of collecting and selecting table games, collected according to cinematographic genres. Among the favorite subjects of Tarantino, he himself noted “Dawn of the Dead” and “The Universe”. The latter is the closest in spirit to the famous film “Space Odyssey 2001”. Tarantino has the game “Platoon”, in which he dreams to play someday with Oliver Stone. It is known that another passion for Quentin could become retro boxes for lunch, but he decided to refuse collecting this, because of the high cost of objects. Reese Witherspoon, vintage embroidery.
This beautiful actress grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana. Perhaps the local situation gave impetus to the emergence of such an unusual hobby. Love for antique clothes goes along with a passion for complex ancient embroidery. Such a hobby is feminine. Another passion of the actress is the collection of disposable plastic dishes, with attention paid to a certain brand. As Reese herself says, he just can not go past the store that offers branded plastic. Brad Pitt, forged products.
Did not resist the passion for gathering and the main sex symbol of Hollywood. He gave preference to artistic objects of metal forging. Probably, these are not those subjects. What can we meet in our garden. In general, the interests of the actor are quite multifaceted. He adores the paintings and even purchased one of Neo Tauh’s works for a million dollars. Nicole Kidman, ancient coins.
When a star is not busy on the set, she prefers to play Nintendo video games. Another of her passion is the collection of old coins. There are a lot of them left, so Kidman’s collection has every chance to be replenished. Do not frighten the actress and the fact that this hobby is considered old-fashioned and unpopular. And the secular press has little interest in Kyman’s strange curiosity, and there is no detailed information about it.
This Oscar-winning actor collects portable typewriters from the early 20th century. This hobby also began in childhood – after all, Hanks dreamed of becoming a writer. Today in the collection of the actor contains more than 200 such machines. The passion for them is so strong that Tom Hanks even carried with him a portable car “Corona”, presenting his new film “Larry Crown”. In the actor’s collection there are samples not only with the Latin alphabet, but also with Russian and even Arabic. Tom Hanks loves between the shoots to disassemble and collect the most favorite samples of his collection. Angelina Jolie, knives.
With this actress, journalists should be more careful, because she loves to collect sharp and dangerous knives. Her collection is really amazing. Collect these items, “Mrs. Pitt” began when she was 12 when her mother bought her first knife. Especially spicy information about the collection looks along with data on the storage of a bubble with the blood of Billy Bob Thornton, ex-husband actress. Jolie herself tells how she used her knives to inflict wounds during sex to make her feelings even sharper. But even more disturbing is the fact that the same hobby came from Maddox, the little son of a star couple. Claudia Schiffer, spiders.
The collection of insects is somehow badly associated with the image of the top model. Meanwhile, this is the hobby of Claudia Schiffer. She adores spiders so much that she just can not stop in her love for them. Her whole house is decorated with a picture of these insects. Even the collection of clothes from the Schiffer itself, published in 2011, was devoted to spiders. The model told that they became its inspirers when creating sketches. Love for spiders came from childhood. Claudia adored looking at the morning web with drops of dew. Since then, she often killed time, just drawing these insects and their nets.
Johnny Depp, collects everything.
This Hollywood actor is considered rather strange. And the enthusiasm for him to match the current image. His most unusual hobby was the skeletons of pigeons. Earlier Depp collected beetles and bats. And in Paris, the actor has a favorite shop, which constantly delivers new exhibits to the collections of the collector. A more traditional hobby involves collecting items related to writer Jack Kerouac. Depp has not only the editions and manuscripts of his works, but also the cloak, jacket and suitcase of the author. Collects an actor and art objects – he is attracted by paintings depicting clowns, lamps and furniture in the Art Deco style. David Arquette, knitting.
This actor and director has a hobby that is rarely seen in men. Arquette in his spare time is engaged in knitting. And this despite the reputation of an out-and-out reveler. Well, how to imagine such a glamorous character sitting peacefully behind his knitting needles? After all, at one time Arquette’s libido erupted almost ruined his family, reputation and career. The enthusiasm of the actor even led him to the cover of the collection for needlewomen “Celebrity Scarves” in 2005. There, Arquette poses along with one of his creations. Mike Tyson, training pigeons.
Despite his uncontrollable disposition in the ring, the famous quick-tempered boxer found an outlet in his usual life. The fact is that he is engaged in training pigeons. Passion for these beautiful birds appeared in the iron Michael as a child. And even he fought at the age of 10 from pigeons. In the time of an active boxing career to devote enough time to his feathered pets Tyson could not. And after finishing battles, he gladly breeds and trains his beloved pets. Nicholas Tsiskaridze, embroidery.
The famous Russian dancer, the soloist of the Bolshoi Theater, found a way for himself how to calm his nerves. For this, he chose not a man’s occupation – embroidery. Today, Nikolai knows almost all the styles of embroidery, he began with a smooth surface, and later mastered the cross. Currently, the dancer enjoys spending time embroidering handkerchiefs and paintings, giving them to his friends. Tsiskaridze says that this activity not only reassures but also allows you to achieve goals. After embroidery becomes a kind of auto-training, which clears the brain of negative thoughts. It is said that if a person has conceived something, then, embroidering, wind it on your mind. And this brings the goal closer. Alena Sviridova, haircut.
The Russian singer knows who she would be if not for her love of singing. She would easily open her own beauty salon. After all, at the school, Alena graduated from hairdresser courses, continuing to do this until now. Her whole family gets a haircut with the singer. They even say that some Russian stars consult Sviridova before visiting stylists and hairdressers. As she herself admits, she devotes this hobby to her free time, but she did not dare devote his life to it. The singer has a professional hairdresser kit that allows her to cut her hair well. After a haircut in something similar to the creation of sculpture. This hobby is really interesting, but you should not bet on the flow. To have fun, it’s enough to cut someone once a week.
Valdis Pelsh, military helmets.
This showman is a classic example of what happens if you do not play enough soldiers in your childhood. The artist’s hobby is quite manly this time – picking military helmets. The collection became the results of the enthusiasm of Valdis in school by military history. Today in the collection of Pelsha there are not only army helmets, but also other head military uniforms. Among the exhibits are really unique things – a German leather helmet of the XIX century, the ceremonial helmet of the officer of the army of Napoleon III. The only difficulty for a collector is that there are nowhere else to add new samples.
And this man has a rather atypical hobby, both for the stronger sex. Although for a creative nature such an activity seems appropriate. The singer is also an artist-florist. Shura was able to learn this skill from a Japanese specialist in ikebana, while in Riga. Returning to his native Novosibirsk, the singer began to create independently. Of the dried flowers he made his own ikebans. In general, the material for creativity in Shura is pretty much – after all, for this bouquets of flowers, donated by fans, are suitable. From “brooms” he makes his own ikebans and then gives away to friends. This hobby does not pursue commercial benefits. The largest work Shura – Ikebana of 180 roses, went to the legendary Alla Pugacheva. Sergey Lukyanenko, mouse figurines.
This Russian science fiction writer also joined the ranks of collectors. However, unlike other collectors who do not know where to put the volume objects of lust, Sergei chose as a hobby of small statuettes. And they are dedicated to mice. The thing is that it was in the year of the Mouse that this collection originated. The writer gave his wife, also Mice on the eastern horoscope, a small figure of this animal. She liked it, with time, friends began to give these items. Then it was also fashionable.Today, the collection is not one hundred exhibits. There are also stone, and porcelain, and wooden, and even chocolate mice.