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Celebrities Who Hilariously Trolled Their Fans

Trolling truly is an art form. Like any form of performance, a troll must stay in character throughout the charade until they reach their desired reaction from their intended audience. Celebrities who make livings entertaining audiences should theoretically be better at it than the rest of us.

Fortunately, some indeed do deliver on this promise in leaps and bounds as we’ll see. With the constant attention many film and television stars receive from the paparazzi, they have plenty of opportunities to practice their craft on the unsuspecting public.

Danny DeVito

A fan of Danny DeVito decided to take a cardboard cut-out of the veteran actor to her prom. We’re not getting into the details of why she thought this would be a good idea, only that she did it. The flower and the tie really bring it life, huh?

Trolling truly is an art form. Like any form of performance, a troll must stay in character throughout the charade until they reach their desired reaction from their intended audience. Celebrities who make livings entertaining audiences should theoretically...

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The Famous Parents of Famous Celebrities

Famous Father: Tom Hanks

Known for: Forrest Gump and Sleepless in Seattle

An academy award winner, Tom Hanks has been in our favorite hits on the screen for years. Who could forget his heartwarming performance in “Forrest Gump”, or his break-through hit “Big”. Hanks has scored himself a place with Hollywood heavyweights with his soft features and crazy talent.

Famous Son: Colin Hanks

Known For: Fargo

Making the saying “Like father like son” truer than ever, Tom’s son, Colin, is his spitting image, and has inherited his acting chops too! Although Colin is more well-known for his roles in series such as “Dexter” and “Fargo”, his father still takes his acting very seriously stating to People Magazine, ‘I’m in competition with my son,’

Famous Mother: Pamela Anderson

Known For: Baywatch

The quintessential Beach babe and ultimate sex symbol back in the day. when she strutted her stuff on the beaches of Baywatch no one could look away. Who can forget that bright red bathing suits and those sandy blonde locks. But not only a pretty face, in her lifetime Anderson has also been a strong activist for animal rights. Beauty and a heart!

Famous Sons: Brandon Thomas Lee and Dylan Jagger Lee

Known For: Modelling

Both Brandon Thomas Lee and Dylan Jagger Lee showed that they have that star quality too and can handle the spotlight when they strutted their stuff alongside Christen in Milan on the catwalk for with Dolce and Gabbana. Dylan is also the face of fashion brand Saint Laurent and o older brother Thomas has vast experience with modeling too. We cannot wait to see what comes next for this pair!

There’s More…


Famous Father: Tom Hanks
Known for: Forrest Gump and Sleepless in Seattle
An academy award winner, Tom Hanks has been in our favorite hits on the screen for years. Who could forget his heartwarming performance in “Forrest Gump”, or his...

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The Famous Parents of Famous Game Of Thrones Leaders

We all have a favorite celebrity we try and follow. Some of us become a mega fan or a groupie and follow the star wherever they go. If you’re not that into celebrity life and fame, then these family ties could surprise you, as you might like two actors and now find out they are actually father and son (or mother and son. Wait, or mother and daughter or father and… you know what I mean).

Let’s start with our favorite men of war and their heritage. Later on, you could read about other celebrities and their famous parents.

Famous Father: Erik Hvju

Known For: Max Manus: Man of War

Erik Hivju was a Norwegian actor appearing in more than a dozen series. He has also played roles in movies such as The King’s Choice, Hamsun and The Man of War.

Famous Son: Kristofer Hivju

Known For: Playing Tormund Giantsbane in the Game of Thrones

The sexy red-haired Kristofer Hivju has burst into the spotlight since his recent feature in the HBO’s ridiculously popular Game of Thrones. Starting out on the stage, Hivju is classically trained and gravitated towards theater before moving to film.

Famous Son: Kit Harington

Known For: King of the North at Games of Throne

We were amazed to learn this as well! Kit has blue blood running in his vanes not only in the series but in real life as well! So Exciting! Kit was born 31 years ago in London and is now one of the busiest actors in the world, thanks to his great role in Game of Thrones. Like other celebrities and their famous parents, Kit has an amazing heritage.


Famous Eighth-Great-Grandfather: Charles II of England

Known For: King of England, Scotland and Ireland

From 1649-1651, Charles was far more famous than his future grand-grand-grand-grand-grand-grand-grand-son. He held the most wanted job on earth – King of the British Empire.
Do you think Charles would have been proud of Kit? Do you think Kit is truly a legal heir of the king? Let’s wait for the last season before we decide…

So now let’s go on to read about other celebrities and their famous parents. Did you know they were family?

We all have a favorite celebrity we try and follow. Some of us become a mega fan or a groupie and follow the star wherever they go. If you’re not that into celebrity life and fame, then these family ties could surprise you, as you might like two...

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Parents of Famous Celebrities. Who’s The Star?

Famous Father: Martin Sheen

Known For: Apocalypse Now

Everyone knows Charlie Sheen, but what young people don’t know is that his father Martin Sheen, is one of Americas most celebrated, colorful and accomplished actors, in fact, Sheen has appeared in 65 feature films. It is easy to recognize him as him and his son share a striking similarity!

Famous Son: Charlie Sheen

Known For: Two and a Half Men

While Sheen is notorious for his role in the hit series, the hysterical Two and a Half Men, he has become better known in recent years for his encounters with the law due to drugs, alcohol, and disorderly condu
ct. However, his bond with his father is unshakable, Martin fully supported his son Charlie when he spoke out about the fact that he is HIV positive and says that his son needs all of his support and love he can get.

Famous Mother: Pamela Anderson

Known For: Baywatch

The quintessential Beach babe and ultimate sex symbol back in the day. when she strutted her stuff on the beaches of Baywatch no one could look away. Who can forget that bright red bathing suits and those sandy blonde locks. But not only a pretty face, in her lifetime Anderson has also been a strong activist for animal rights. Beauty and a heart!

Famous Sons: Brandon Thomas Lee and Dylan Jagger Lee

Known For: Modelling

Both Brandon Thomas Lee and Dylan Jagger Lee showed that they have that star quality too and can handle the spotlight when they strutted their stuff alongside Christen in Milan on the catwalk for with Dolce and Gabbana. Dylan is also the face of fashion brand Saint Laurent and o older brother Thomas has vast experience with modeling too. We cannot wait to see what comes next for this pair!

There’s More…

Famous Father: Martin Sheen
Known For: Apocalypse Now
Everyone knows Charlie Sheen, but what young people don’t know is that his father Martin Sheen, is one of Americas most celebrated, colorful and accomplished actors, in fact, Sheen has appeared in 65...

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The Five Greatest Pianists From the 20th Century

The piano, one of the most popular musical instruments in the world, is so diverse that it can be heard in almost all music genres. In this article, I will introduce you to the five greatest pianists who lived during 20th century. If you don’t recognize some of the names, I’m sure you’ll be glad to listen to their artwork.

  1. Emil Gilels (1916-1985)

Emil Gilels was a Soviet classical pianist who started playing piano when he was six years old. He’s most famous for performing Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No.2, Vocalise, Op.34: No.14, Sonata in C major, K.159 and Piano Sonata No.3 in A minor, Op.28. He won the USSR State Prize, 1st Prize-All Soviet Union Piano Competition (1933), a Gold Medal of the City of Paris, France and he was named  Hero of Socialist Labour and an Honorary Member of Royal Academy of Music, London.

  1. Thelonious Monk (1917-1982)

Thelonious was an American jazz pianist and composer who was best known for his distinctive style in suits, hats, and sunglasses. He’s recognized by his unique improvisational style and major contribution to the jazz repertoire. His most famous compositions are Ruby, My Dear; Blue Monk; Round Midnight and Well, You Needn’t. He became a Grammy Hall of Fame member and won a Pulitzer Prize from the Special Citations and Awards and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

  1. Arthur Rubinstein (1887-1982)

The famous Arthur Rubenstein was a Polish-American classical pianist, known as one of the greatest Chopin interpreters of his time. His sound and the remarkable combination of simplicity and directness of thought, whit, supreme, and elegance made him unique. He performed in public for eight decades. He’s well known for his performances of Bach’s Chaccone; Franck’s Prelude, Chorale, Fugue; Liszt’s Sonata in B Minor; and Chopin’s Nocturnes, Ballades, and Scherzos. He won a Grammy Award for Best Classical Album (1977), Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) and became a member of the Grammy Hall of Fame.

  1. Artur Schnabel (1905-1951)

Schnabel was an Austrian classical pianist, composer and professor, known as “the man who invented Beethoven”. He specialized in playing core German composers and made his first complete recording of the Beethoven sonatas. Schnabel was well known for his intellectual seriousness as a musician and avoiding pure technical bravura. In Berlin University of the Arts, an intern piano competition is named Artur Schnabel Wettbewerb in his honor. His solo piano compositions include Three Piano Pieces, Three Fantasy Pieces, Dance Suite, Sonata for Piano, Piece in Seven Movements and Seven Piano Pieces. He also became a member of the Grammy Hall of Fame.

  1. Vladimir Horowitz (1903-1989)

The great Vladimir Horowitz is a Russian-born, American classical pianist and composer known for his perfect technique and unprecedented ear. During World War II, he championed contemporary Russian music, giving the American premieres of Prokofiev’s Piano Sonatas Nos.6,7,8; and Kabalevsky’s Piano Sonatas Nos.2,3. Horowitz is best known for his performances of Romantic piano repertoire. He was also well known for his versions of several of Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsodies. He was given a Presidential Medal of Freedom, Grammy Award for Best Classical Album, Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) and Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra).

The piano, one of the most popular musical instruments in the world, is so diverse that it can be heard in almost all music genres. In this article, I will introduce you to the five greatest pianists who lived during 20th century. If you don’t recognize...