15 Surprising Celebrity Friendships
50 Cent and Bette Midler?
Who would Fred be without Ginger? Elaine May without Mike Nichols? What about Russell Crowe without Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA? Wait…
Turns out, even though many celeb pairings totally make sense, others--namely, these 15--simply don’t. Check out these unlikely famous friendships, then get a good laugh imagining a casual convo between Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Un.
Meryl Streep and 50 Cent
Courtside cuddles abound.
50 Cent and Bette Midler
You are the wind beneath my candy shop.
Elton John and Eminem
Just two bros sharing a moment.
Eddie Redmayne and Prince William
These fine chaps went to boarding school together. (Shout-out to the guy in the zebra vest.)
Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart
Friends who mash potatoes together...
Snoop Dogg and David Beckham
DB is one of the first people Snoop sends his new music to.
Zach Braff and Lauryn Hill
We’re not sure if these two were actually friends, but they went to high school together, and Braff invited Hill to his bar mitzvah.
Russell Brand and Helen Mirren
Brand has said of his Arthur co-star, "I continue to be fascinated and infatuated with her, and the more time I spend with her and the more I get to know her, the more the fascination increases. She is an incredible woman."
Angelina Jolie and Mindy Cohn
Neither party has confirmed, but word on the street is Natalie from The Facts of Life is godmother to some of Brangelina’s brood.
Ed Sheeran and Courteney Cox
The British singer stayed at Cox’s L.A. home for months while writing an album.
Jim Parsons and Rihanna
Here’s hoping Sheldon Cooper will be in bad gal RiRi’s next video.
RZA and Russell Crowe
Not really sure what’s going on here.
Dakota Johnson and Benedict Cumberbatch
50 shades of confusion at how this friendship came about.
Leighton Meester and Zuzanna Szadkowski
Blair and Dorota are friends in real life and all is right in the world.
Kim Jong Un and Dennis Rodman
So many questions.