Famous people who owned absurd pets

Oct. 10, 2017

When you’re rich and famous, you have the money to buy frivolous things. Some celebrities think it’s a good idea to buy frivolous living things.

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Actress Kirstie Alley has her lemurs in her will. They cost her a fortune in life, too — she spends more than $40,000 a year on upkeep.

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Dancer Josephine Baker was gifted this cheetah by a club owner to use in one act.

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Baker ended up taking a liking to the cat and took it around the globe for years. It even slept in her bed.

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Actress Tippi Hedren had a full-grown lion in her home around daughter Melanie Griffith, then only 13 years old.

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The family even filmed a movie with their lions, ‘Roar,’ that took five years to film because... lions are lions.

Actor Nicolas Cage reportedly spent $150,000 on an octopus he claims helps his acting abilities.

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Boxer Mike Tyson actually owned that tiger from ‘The Hangover,’ in addition to two others. The tigers reportedly cost him $4,000 a month in upkeep...

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...and he didn’t even have the proper licensing to own them. They were eventually taken to a refuge in Colorado.

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