Katy Perry Has a Fear of the Dark

Perry claims she has “nyctophobia,” the fear of darkness. In an interview in 2010, Perry admitted she has to sleep with the lights on because she thinks “a lot of evil things go on in the dark.”


Uma Thurman Has a Fear of Confined Spaces

Kill Bill star Uma Thurman had to face her biggest fear when she was stuck in a coffin while filming the movie. Thurman is “claustrophobic” which means she’s afraid of confined spaces. While promoting the film, Thurman told the Daily Mail that Quentin Tarantino didn’t care about her claustrophobia and stuck her in a coffin, throwing dirt on top of it. She called it “just another day at the office.”


Zach Galifianakis Has a Fear of Heights

This is one of the more common fears – “acrophobia” – the fear of heights. But it became so crippling for this star of The Hangover that he skipped a press event for the third film in the series, which took place at Morro da Urca near Sugarloaf mountain in Brazil. He called into the event instead of attending because of his overwhelming fear.


Christina Ricci Has a Fear of Indoor Plants

Ricci has “botanophobia” which is the fear of indoor houseplants. Ricci admitted to the New York Daily News that indoor houseplants disturb her, as do swimming pools (“natatiophobia”), and that touching a dirty houseplant is like torture.

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