Celebrity temper tantrums
Hissy fits of the rich and famous.


Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber,18, allegedly had a scuffle with a paparazzo on May 27, 2012 after the snapper got too close to him and his girlfriend, Selena Gomez,19. Following the incident, the police and paramedics were called to Calabasas, Calif., shopping center where the fight took place but discovered that Bieber and his gal pal had already fled before their arrival. Detectives are still investigating the allegations against the teenage singer but no legal suit has been filed.

Click through to see which other hot-headed celebs may have some anger management issues.

For more photos of Bieber -- who prides himself on his wholesome image -- click here.


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Icelandic singer Bjork, 46, made headlines when she randomly attacked a reporter upon arriving to Bangkok International Airport in 1996. When leaving the terminal, a journalist approached the pop star to welcome her to the city and was met with a shove to the ground.

Although Bjork later apologized for the outburst, history repeated itself in 2008 when she again got into a physical altercation with a paparazzo outside the Auckland International Airport in New Zealand. Like the previous incident, the victim declined to lodge a formal complaint against the singer and police dropped the investigation.

See more photos of the “It’s Oh So Quiet” crooner here.

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Christian Bale

Christian Bale, 38, is known as one of Hollywood’s most dedicated actors -- so when a crew member distracted him during a take on the set of "Terminator Salvation," the Oscar-winning actor let it all out in a profanity-filled tirade. The outburst, which was recorded then leaked online, was reportedly directed at Shane Hurlbut, the movie’s director of photography. 

Following a week of silence, Bale issued a public apology claiming that his actions were “inexcusable” and he had "acted like a punk" that day.

The two men have since resolved the issue.

Check out photos of the English actor here.

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Elton John

On May 12 Elton John, 65, lost his temper onstage in Las Vegas. The “Candle in the Wind” singer reportedly threw his water bottle and stool across the stage before launching into an x-rated rant about his staff. In fact, the music icon is renowned for being hot headed. John’s 1997 documentary was aptly named "Tantrums & Tiaras" and was directed by his husband, David Furnish.

Check out photos of Elton here.

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Heather Mills

After hearing that the judge had awarded her $37 million out of former husband Paul McCartney's $193 million fortune, Heather Mills, 44, lashed out at her ex by dumping a glass of water over his divorce lawyer’s head. The former model then greeted the press outside the courtroom with an 11-minute rant about the Beatles icon “making unpleasant comments” about her during the divorce proceedings.

For more photos of McCartney’s former flame, click here.


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Hugh Grant

Romantic comedy staple Hugh Grant, 51, was anything but sweet when he attacked a paparazzo outside his London home in 2007. The "Bridget Jones’ Diary" actor was arrested at the time for allegedly launching a tub of food at a photographer but the charges were later dropped due to "insufficient evidence."

Check out more photos of the British star here.




Mel Gibson

Once known for his roles in "Lethal Weapon" and "Braveheart," Mel Gibson’s name is now synonymous with anti-Semitic remarks and racist comments. In 2006, the 56-year-old famously exploded into a racist tirade after being booked for a DUI, telling us arresting officer, “F—king Jews … the Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world.”

Although the actor later apologized for his actions, his erratic behavior continued as his angry voicemails to his ex, pianist Oksana Grigorieva, were leaked online in 2010. In the recordings, Gibson was heard yelling at the mother of his 2-year-old daughter.

The couple’s tumultuous marriage resulted in a divorce settlement of over $400 million – one of the highest pay-offs in Hollywood’s history.

Check out more photos of the troubled actor here.

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Naomi Campbell

British supermodel Naomi Campbell is no stranger to temper tantrums. Between 1998 and 2008, the 42-year-old was accused ten times of committing acts of violence against people. 

In 2000, she pleaded guilty to assaulting her personal assistant with a cell phone before being accused of attacking her secretary, two housekeepers, two assistants, a maid, her drug therapist, an actress, and two police officers in the following years. She was sentenced to community service twice and has been banned for life from British Airways for her erratic behavior.

Check out pictures of the feisty star here.

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Quentin Tarantino

"Kill Bill" director Quentin Tarantino, 49, may be known for his violent films but fans got a peek at his real-life rage in 2008 when he got physical with a cameraman at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Upon leaving a local coffee shop, the indie film icon was caught on tape repeatedly asking a paparazzo “What’s going on here?” before shoving his recording equipment away from his face.

When the pap taunted Tarantino to hit him, the Oscar nominee brushed himself off and walked away, telling onlookers that there would’ve been a legitimate fight if it weren’t for the rolling cameras.

Check out more photos of Quentin – perhaps feeling a little less irate – here.


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Russell Crowe

A New York hotel employee got more than he bargained for when Russell Crowe threw a telephone at him during an outburst in 2005. The Australian actor was arrested and charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree assault with a deadly weapon.

For photos of the ‘Gladiator’ actor, click here.

Celebrity temper tantrums

Hissy fits of the rich and famous.

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