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Celebrity Contracts

Numerous celebrities reach for power, and understanding some of them are really a lot of fun. Here are some demands made by them:

1) The 70’s Band Hall & Oates, require concerts refer to them as “Daryl Hall & John Oates,” even though for 15 years they had been Hall & Oates. Why, maybe cause the name sounds like “Hauling Oats.”

2) Dustin Diamond, a stand up comedian demands that he NOT be referred to by his more famous name, “Screech” from Saved by the Bell.

3) John Mayer Turns out that the celeb player has a penchant for perfect teeth. Along with his organic fruit and soy milk, on his 2005 tour, singer John Mayer requested four "soft head" toothbrushes, Listerine mouth wash and mint-flavored Sensodyne or Tom’s of Maine toothpaste, plus Altoids.

4) Van Halen, the band, was famous for requesting that all the brown M&M’s would be removed from their bowls, it was not so much a power deal, but a check to make sure bookers read all the contract. They figured if this was followed, the other details did to.

5) Did you think Madonna freely gave her time to Live Aid last year? No way. Aside from reporters not being allowed to lose eye contact with her and look away (no joking, they were not allowed to look down to ask the next question, they had to memorize the question), she also had 12 dozen boxes of strawberries and 8 full size mirrors required in her backstage area, or no show. Wow huh?

These people do this stuff because of power. Some of it is quite humorous, but there are some things that can never be funny.

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