Here’s How 27 Famous People Aged Over The Years. Number 6…What Happened There?!

We all age and even though most of us don’t like to admit it, we don’t age very well. That is even more true for some of these celebrities below, most of whom look like they’ve been cast as extras in a Zombie flick (apart from Johnny Depp and Peter Frampton, who apparently bathe in the fountain of youth every day).

Check out how these 27 celebrities have changed through out the years:

Mark Hamill

Mickey Rourke

Johnny Depp

Pamela Anderson

Geena Davis

Axl Rose

Jim Carrey

Barbra Streisand

Carrie Fisher

Pierce Brosnan

Lisa Robin Kelly

Hugh Hefner

Goldie Hawn

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Lindsay Lohan

Mike Tyson

Peter Frampton

Clint Eastwood

Simon & Garfunkel

Eddie Van Halen

Mel Gibson

Gary Busey

Wayne Newton

Dolly Parton

Madonna

Boy George

Billy Idol

Clearly some of these pictures weren’t taken at ideal moments, but even so, it begs the question: How the heck are they going to use Hamill and Fisher in the new Star Wars movie?

We’ll soon find out.

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9 Real-Life Ghost Encounters People Have Had After Watching Scary Movies

I’ve always been a huge fan of scary movies, but I won’t lie. Some of them have given me horrible nightmares.

Although I’m okay with the occasional bad dream because I love the genre so much, I don’t think I could continue watching horror flicks if they brought real paranormal activity into my life.

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The people below know exactly what I mean, because they’ve shared seriously terrifying stories about what happened to them after watching (and even starring in) horror films.

1. Vera Farmiga, who starred in “The Conjuring” and “The Conjuring 2,” said that when she went home from filming one night, she found three slashes across her laptop’s screen. Director James Wan also saw his dog growling one night at what appeared to be nothing at all.

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The Perrons, the real family that the film was based on, came to the set one day. When they went home, Carolyn Perron felt a strange presence push her to the ground.

2. Nancy P. told Week In Weird about the chilling nightly visitor she had to entertain after watching “The Conjuring 2.”

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I wanted to send an email to let you know that strange things have started happening in my house after my [husband] and I watched “The Conjuring 2.” Everything was fine until the end of the movie when Lorraine said the name “Valak.” As soon as she said the name, our back door swung open and it sounded like someone came running into the house. When my husband went into the kitchen to check, there was no one there. For the last three days, we have heard knocking on our walls at night and the sound of someone walking up our stairs. I know it is because of that movie and we’re already talking about calling a priest over for a blessing on the house. There is something wrong with that movie.

3. Maria B. and her family were plagued by a destructive phantom after they watched part of “The Conjuring 2” as well.

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Just wanted to throw this out there. Last night we watched part of “The Conjuring 2.” Not all of it, since my son was scared already. My husband went to go put my son off to bed and slept with him. At almost 3 a.m., my husband came back to our room. [He] lies down in bed and in our closet we hear a sound of dishes breaking. My husband gets up turns on the light. And the picture of us married, the beautiful picture frame it stood in was broken in two. I should not have agreed to watch that movie. All my stuff in my closet is put away so neatly. I am still trying to understand how it could have flown and broken like that. Sorry to have bugged you, just thought you should know. People should not watch that movie.

4. Gina Frost from the U.K. suffered through 40 years of terrifying hallucinations after watching “The Exorcist” as a teenager.

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Just one week later, I was in my bedroom and I began seeing rats running up and down the walls. I ended up locking myself in my bedroom for weeks because I was so petrified. I thought I was going mad. It took me about nine weeks before I felt like I could go back into the world.

Ever since then, I have been experiencing awful hallucinations that make me feel sick. I hallucinate about my own death. It’s like I am watching a film in my head where I am being ripped apart and tortured. It is enough to turn anybody’s stomach and it makes me feel ill.

The hallucinations have taken over my life when it comes to social situations. Ever since I was 18, I have tried to avoid being in social situations just in case I have a hallucination. Between the ages of 18 and 39, the hallucinations were erratic, but over the past 10 years they have gotten worse.

At one point, I was having up to three hallucinations a week and each one lasted three minutes. I often felt exhausted afterwards.

I haven’t been able to watch a horror film since.

Although things got better for Frost after she started taking medication, her hallucinations still haven’t fully gone away.

5. After people went inside a theater in Rome to watch “The Exorcist,” lighting struck a nearby church and left the shape of a cross on the ground below. This film also caused many people to pass out and vomit while watching it that night.

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Many creepy things also happened during the making of the movie. Several actors and their family members (including relatives of the crew) died shortly after filming was finished, and multiple fires broke out on set.

6. Jennifer Carpenter, star of “The Exorcism of Emily Rose,” believes that she was followed home by some kind of entity during the making of the movie.

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When we were shooting, my stereo kept turning itself on in the middle of the night. It freaked me out because it started playing Pearl Jam’s “Alive” — just the “I’m still alive” part. It stayed with me for a while.

7. In the middle of watching “The Conjuring 2,” Joanne P. and her family heard terrifying screams that weren’t part of the movie.

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We were just watching “The Conjuring 2” and my family paused it while I went to my bedroom to change into my pajamas. As soon as I walked into my bedroom, I could hear loud screaming. I thought they turned the TV up really loud in the living room, but then realized it was coming through my bedroom TV speaker. There was nothing on my TV. My two sons, grandson, and son’s girlfriend all witnessed it. Needless to say, we stopped watching the movie.

8. Actress JoBeth Williams said that during the filming of “Poltergeist,” she found the pictures on her walls hanging crookedly every night, even though she fixed them every time.

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Heather O’ Rourke, the star of the movie, even passed away at only 12 years old, but she wasn’t the only actress to die. Dominique Dunne was murdered by her ex-boyfriend the same year the movie was released.

It was believed that real human skeletons were used in the film and that this cursed everyone associated with it.

9. William Castle, the producer of “Rosemary’s Baby,” received many letters from people who had watched the movie. They told him that he had unleashed evil by making it. Not long after, he suffered a urinary blockage and had to have surgery. During his operation, he reportedly shouted, “Rosemary, for God’s sake, drop the knife!”

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Director Roman Polanski’s pregnant wife, Sharon Tate, was tragically murdered by Charles Manson a year after the film’s release, and John Lennon was shot outside of the hotel that’s in the movie.

Composer Krzysztof Komeda also passed away one year after the release due to a brain aneurism, just like one of the characters did in the movie.

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As much as it pains me to say this, I might have to take a break from watching horror films for a while. Those stories are just way too freaky.

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You’ll Never Believe Who Makes The Most Money On TV

In Hollywood, there’s an unspoken rule that the bigger the star, the bigger the paycheck. And while most celebrities can make a killing by starring in a box-office smash, not everyone can (or wants to) break out into the movies. In fact, actors, actresses, and TV personalities are proving that television might just be where the real money’s at.

In a recent report from Variety, the top-earning men and women in television were broken down into three categories: drama, comedy, and reality/host/news. Some of the celebs below may come as no surprise, but I bet you can’t guess the daytime star that tops the list as the highest-paid person in television.

1. Sofia Vergara – $250,000 per episode

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Since 2009, Vergara has portrayed Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on ABC’s smash-hit comedy “Modern Family,” which is now in its eighth season. This Colombian-American actress rakes in an estimated $6 million per season.

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2. Kevin Spacey – $500,000 per episode

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Netflix has given traditional broadcast television a run for its money over the last decade, and it’s really beginning to show. Kevin Spacey stars in the lead role of the streaming service’s Emmy-winning drama “House of Cards,” and each season, he walks away with $6.5 million.

3. Ellen DeGeneres – $20 million per year

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Since starting her own daytime talk show in 2003, Ellen DeGeneres has been serving up witty jokes and laughing her way to the bank. Not including her numerous endorsement deals, this hysterical comedian takes home an estimated $20 million a year. Not too shabby!

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4. Matt Lauer – $22-25 million per year

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Matt Lauer has been delighting viewers as a co-anchor of NBC’s “Today” show since 1997. Now in his 19th year with the program, Lauer brings home between $22-25 million per year for his early-morning antics.

5. Jim Parsons – $1 million per episode

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Parsons is known for playing the egocentric Sheldon Cooper on CBS’s “The Big Bang Theory,” now in its tenth season. Parsons, along with fellow cast members Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki, make an estimated $1 million per episode.

But you might be surprised to learn that the person earning the most money on television is…Judge Judy.

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Judge Judy Sheindlin might just be the hardest-working woman on TV, and her earnings certainly reflect that. America’s favorite small claims court judge makes a whopping $47 million a year. With an income like that, who are we to judge?

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To find out how much your favorite television star is earning, you can check out the full list here.

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You’ll Scratch Your Head When You See The Roles These Actors Turned Down.

Have you ever made a mistake? Of course you have. Now, imagine this one mistake (assuming it’s just the one) haunts you for the rest of your life. That might be the case, depending on what you did, but it’s unlikely that, outside of a few people in your circle of friends, many know of your error.

The same cannot be said about these famous actors who made some equally big mistakes when it came to turning down a role. They could always argue that the movies they opted not to be in wouldn’t be the same if they were to have said yes. However, you know it has to weigh on their minds every now and again.

Sean Connery

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The former James Bond turned down The Lord of the Rings and The Matrix because he didn’t fully understand the films.

Hugh Jackman

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Jackman turned down an opportunity to play James Bond out of fear that it would result in him being typecast.

Molly Ringwald

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Ringwald opted not to take the role of Vivian Ward in the 1990 hit, Pretty Woman. Julia Roberts ended up starring in the film.

Chris Pratt

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Pratt initially turned down the lead role in Guardians of the Galaxy because he felt he was not fit enough to play a superhero.

Brad Pitt

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Pitt turned down the role of Russell Hammond in Almost Famous because he didn’t understand the character.

Michael Keaton

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Confused by the concept of Groundhog Day, Keaton had to turn down the part that would later go to Bill Murray.

Jonah Hill

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The hilarious Hill turned down a starring role in The Hangover to focus on dramatic roles.

Michelle Pfeiffer

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Due to her aversion to on-camera nudity, Pfeiffer said no to lead roles in both Pretty Woman and Basic Instinct.

Tom Selleck

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Because of scheduling conflicts with Magnum P.I., Selleck had to turn down a chance to be Indiana Jones.

Christian Bale

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Citing contempt for the character, Bale too turned down a chance to play James Bond.

Jack Nicholson

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Nicholson opted not to play Michael Corleone in The Godfather because he felt it was inappropriate for someone who wasn’t of Italian heritage to play someone who was.

Mark Wahlberg

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Wahlberg decided not to take part in Brokeback Mountain because parts of the script made him feel “icky.”

Sir Ian McKellen

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After Richard Harris, the original Dumbledore in the Harry Potter movies, passed away, McKellen turned down the role because Harris had badmouthed him in the past.

Al Pacino

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Pacino turned down the role of Captain Benjamin L. Willard in Apocalypse Now because he was uninterested in spending months in less-than-stellar conditions while working with a demanding director like Francis Ford Coppola.

Will Smith

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Smith chose to play Jim West in Wild Wild West over Neo in The Matrix.

Mel Gibson

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Gibson turned down an opportunity to star in Gladiator due to concerns that he was too old for the role.

Tom Hanks

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Tom Hanks turned down the titular role in Jerry Maguire to direct That Thing You Do.

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At least when the person you left at the altar got remarried, you could just un-friend them on Facebook. There’s no way to avoid seeing The Godfather and not get upset about such a missed opportunity.

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