6 Celebrities Who Have No Problem Saying “No” to Selfies with Fans Now
“I’m not taking a single photo today; it’s my day” — those were the words uttered by Ian Somerhalder when he was swarmed by fans in Paris a few years back. When one fan pressed him on the subject, asking for just one photo, he said, “No, it’s not just one,” ’cause then it would lead to another fan asking, then another, thennn another… Needless to say, it left a bitter taste in some of his fans’ mouths.
“the time it took ian somerhalder to rant at those fans he could have taken pictures and walked away,” one fan tweeted. “so so so rude.”
But, then again, was it really so wrong of him to want some privacy with his wife, Nikki Reed, while they were away? “Anyone who knows me understands that I spend a great deal of my life with our fans,” he explained. “Our audience… It blows my mind that a man who tried to love so much, a man asking for one day, just one day to have a quiet walk down the street is so upsetting to people.”
And Ian’s not the only celebrity to feel this way. Now, more than ever, famous people are announcing, via interviews and social media, their plans for ensuring their privacy by saying N-O to selfies with fans. Here are six such stars who hate snapping photos with their dedicated fanatics: