11 interesting celebrity facts you didn’t know
One of the most famous pirates is Blackbeard. His real name is Edward Teach, and he went around frightening people into giving him money and suchlike. Despite having a reputation for being a bit of a troublemaker, there is no record of him actually murdering any of his prisoners. However, he apparently walked around with lit fuses on his hat. He also had a peg leg due to losing one of the legs through diabetes.
Salvador Dalí was terrified of grasshoppers. As a schoolboy, he threw such violent fits of hysteria that his teacher forbade them to be mentioned in class.
Aerosmith have made more money from Guitar Hero than from any of their albums.
The lifespan of a rock star is 25 years shorter than average.
Louis Chevrolet, the founder of Chevrolet, died bankrupt and poor working as a mechanic for the company he started.
People who frown in photos are 5 times more likely to get a divorce than those who smile, research says.
One of the assassins of Malcolm X is still alive. He was released from prison in 2010.