George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Johnny Depp are not only famous for the depth of acting that they add to the characters that they portray in movies but also for the crazy tricksthat these stars have actually accomplished. Here is the list of 7 Hollywood stars that succeeded in pulling out some of the most notorious pranks in the history of Hollywood.
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When Justin Timberlake came back home after enjoying a round of golf, he was told that his home, cars, dogs and other possessions were being repossessed by IRS. This was because he owed $900,000 in back taxes. Justin called his mom and told her about everything while breaking down into tears at the same time. Thankful for Timberlake, all of this was a prank pulled off by Ashton Kutcher, who got the complete thing on a video tape.
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On one New Year’s Eve, Brad Pitt rented an entire Mexican resort and invited his friends for a NYE party. At midnight, Pitt ensured that all the phone lines were down and bribed the Mexican task force to have a fake raid on the party. The task force even arrested one of his friend on fake drug charges.
George Clooney & Brad Pitt
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Brad Pitt and George Clooney played the role of 2 lovable con-men in the Ocean Trilogy. Bored by the tiring routine of the shootings, both pulled out pranks on each other. One such incident happened during the filming of Ocean’s Twelve, the second movie in the trilogy. It all started when Brad wrote a fake memo for the Italian crew to address Clooney as Mr. Ocean and asking them tonot look him in the eye. In reprisal, Clooney superglued several bumper stickers, stating “I’m gay and I vote” and “Small penis on board” on Pitt’s ride. While driving through LA, Brad was being honked and waved by people reading the stickers.
Jodi Foster & Mel Gibson
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During the filming of 1994’s Maverick, Mel Gibson prepared a fake script with crap dialogues for his co-star Jodie Foster. After finding out the prank was pulled by Mel, Jodi hired a bagpiper in retaliation. The bagpiper followed Gibson and played right into his ear while filming the movie.
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Depp is popular for his remote control fart machine that he first used on the sets of Blow and then on the sets of Pirates of The Caribbean movies. Johnny frightenedBlow crew by setting off the machine during dramatic scenes and then convincing the movie team that the weird sound was coming from a nearby sound booth.
Leonardo DiCaprio & Matt Damon
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The Departed was a superb feat for views as it had a fantabulous ensemble cast featuring Leonardo, Matt, Jack Nicholson, and Mark Wahlberg. The movie is best remembered to be nominated for a number of Oscar nominations but is also known for one of the most notorious pranks ever pulled in Hollywood. While filming the movie, Nicholson went to a hospital for getting his salivary glands fixed. To his surprise, he was told by 2 medical interns that he was in for a rectal exam. These interns were none other than his co-stars DiCaprio and Damon.
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Matt is popular for playing the amnesiac Jason Bourne in the Bourne series and an astronaut stuck on Mars in Martian. Nevertheless, his popularity isn’t limited to his movie portrayals only. The Oscar recipient is also known as one of the biggest prank-pulling stars that Hollywood boasts to have. One such incident happened during the Venice Film Festival. During the commotion, not he gave a statement to reporters that George Clooney was planning to marry his boyfriend.