A List of Celebs’ Phobias Famous Fears

Our Phobophobia book depicts eccentric fears, such as, arachibutyrophobia: the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. Scary, right?

Did you know that some of our favorite celebrities have bizarre fears of their own?

Check out these famous phobias:

1. Aretha Franklin: Flying (aviophobia)

(Source: Times Magazine. Photo by Personeelsnet.)

2. Johnny Depp: Clowns (coulrophobia)

(Source: San Francisco Chronicle. Photo by Andy Templeton.)

3. Oprah Winfrey: Gum (chiclephobia)

(Source: O, The Oprah Magazine. Photo by Alan Light.)

4. Billy Bob Thorton: Antiques (There’s no official name for this phobia, but there should be!)

(Source: New York Times. Photo by Kris Krüg.)

5. Woody Allen: Almost everything (panophobia)

(Source: The World’s Worsts. Photo by Colin Swan.)


Why don’t all you ergophics procrastinate just a bit longer and tell us about your strange fears in the comments section!