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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Crazy celebrity auctions

There are a lot of people in this world who believe in frivolous spending. And when it comes to the favorite stars of these people, then trust me even recession won’t set them back. Be it the crystal studded glove of Michael Jackson or the sexy dress of Marilyn Monroe, everything was sold for whopping prices at different auctions. Scroll down to have a look at the crazy fans who would do anything to own a piece of their favorite celebrities. Some of them are crazy and the others are beautiful but none of these is worth missing. Happy reading!

 Marilyn Monroe’s Happy Birthday President Dress
marilyn monroes dress
It was the most iconic moment when Monroe sang, “Happy Birthday Mr. President” and it was the most iconic piece of clothing too which she wore on the stage. Yes, the floor-length gown was auctioned for a whopping price of $1,267,500.

Britney Spears’s Chewed Gum
britney spears chewing gum
Early 2000’s was a Britney Spears’s era and the lady literally ruled the tinsel town. She was so popular that a chewed up piece of the pop star’s gum was sold off for $14,000 at a 2002 eBay auction.

Cher’s Black Bra Auction
cher black bra auction
Cher put it up on an auction and the most unbelievable thing is that her black bra was bought by Hard Rock Hotel for an undisclosed price and displayed in the Las Vegas hotel and casino.

Elvis Presley’s Hair Auction
elvis presley hair auction
This one is no surprise. Elvis Presley’s fan paid $15,000 for a chunk of his hair. And the funniest thing is that the hair was not even DNA-tested before the auction.

Brangelina’s Exhaled Oxygen
brad pitt angleina jolie exhaled oxygen
Mr. and Mrs. Smith did create a vibe in Hollywood and everybody wanted to own things owned by the stars. But the weirdest was the 1-quart mason jar full of oxygen air exhaled by Angie and Brad, which was sold to online casino GoldenPalace.com, for a price of $529.99.

Audrey Hepburn’s Floral Dress
audrey hepburn floral dress auction
Any fashionista would love to have this outfit in her wardrobe, it is so chic plus royal. And the dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face was finally sold to a fan for a whopping price of $56,250.

William Shatner’s Kidney Stone Auction
william shatner kidney stone auction
Well, this one is little weird but William’s fans didn’t mind it. The Star Trek actor auctioned his kidney stone and got a price of $25,000 for it. This shows that we the audience can do anything for the actors we admire.

Marilyn Monroe’s Chest X-Ray
marilyn monroes chest x rays
She was the blond bombshell and the most famous model till date. Monroe’s fame can be realized from the fact that her set of three chest x-rays was auctioned for a price of $45,000.

Elton John’s Trash
elton john trash
Our old clothes are either thrown away or donated to the charities but Elton John’s old garments were auctioned off for an impressive amount. The actual price was never revealed but I am sure that it would have been quite handsome.

Scarlett Johansson’s Used Tissue
scarlett johnsson used tissue
In 2008 at “The Tonight Show”, Scarlet Johansson was asked by Jay Leno to blow her nose in a tissue which would be later put up for an auction. And the strangest part is that within seven days, it was actually purchased by an eBay bidder for a price of $5,300.

John Lennon’s Talisman Necklace
talisman necklace john lennon
The necklace which John Lennon wore on the cover of his 1968 album, “Two Virgins” with Yoko Ono was sold by GottaHaveRockandRoll.com for a price of $528,000. Beatles did have a charm, specially John!

Dorothy Gale’s Ruby Slippers
dorothy gales ruby slippers
The Wizard of Oz has been one of our favorite stories of childhood and the movie made on the novel was magical indeed. The ruby slippers which the lead actress wore were auctioned for an expensive price of $5666,000.

George Harrison’s Gibson SG Guitar
george harrisons gibson sg guitar
Not only John Lennon but all the other Beatles too had their craze, people loved them so such that they wanted to own anything and everything of the band members. Christie’s and Julien’s Auctions sold George Harrison’s Gibson SG guitar this in 2004 to a private collector for $567,500.

Justin Timberlake’s French Toast
justin timberlake french toast
This one is the craziest! One lunatic fan of JT shelled out $3,154 for owning the star’s French toast leftovers which he had during a show in the New York radio station in 2000.

Michael Jackson’s Crystal White Glove
michael jacksons crystal glove
Among the 251 pieces of Michael Jackson’s memorabilia the crystal studded glove was purchased for the highest price of $160,000. The fans wanted to grab it all!

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