Slideshow: Celebrities And Their Seriously Strange Pets
Laura Lee - April 13, 2019

Caged Bird

By Maya Angelou

The free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wings in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky.

But a bird that stalks down his narrow cage can seldom see through his bars of rage his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing.

The caged bird sings with fearful trill of the things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom

The free bird thinks of another breeze and the trade winds soft through the sighing trees and the fat worms waiting on a dawn-bright lawn and he names the sky his own.

But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing

The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom.
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Have you ever dreamed of owning a unicorn? A tiger? A zebra? Have you ever stared in complete awe at the zoo animals and wished you could take some of them home? Well, most celebrities aren’t used to just sitting around and wishing for something. Take a look at some of your favorite celebrities and their adorable yet strange pets!


George Clooney’s Pig


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Hollywood hunk George Clooney had a pet pig named Max for an entire 18 years. They would often cuddle up together in bed and sleep together. Clooney had initially bought the pig for his girlfriend at the time, Kelly Preston, but the pig quickly became his own. According to Clooney, pigs are really smart and funny, however, they are also a lot of work.



Paris Hilton’s Kinkajou


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Tinkerbell is not Paris Hilton’s only pet. In fact, the socialite once owned a kinkajou, in which she named Baby Luv. The two were very close until Baby Luv bit Paris on the arm while they were playing around. Paris was rushed to the emergency room and to get a tetanus shot.


Michael Jackson’s Chimp


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The legendary King of Pop, Michael Jackson owned a pet chimpanzee. He named him Bubbles and took him with him around his ”Bad” tour in the ’80s. Bubbles would sleep in a crib in Jackson’s bedroom, and even had the honor of drinking tea with the Mayor of Osaka, Japan. Since Jackson passed away, he’s been living at an animal sanctuary in Wauchula, Florida.



Vanilla Ice’s Wallaroo


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Vanilla Ice, has got not one, but two strange pets. Bucky Buckaroo the wallaroo, as well as Pancho the goat are two of the rapper’s pets. In 2004, Pancho broke a gate open which led to a week of running around the streets of Florida while Ice was on holiday.


Elvis Presley’s Kangaroo


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Although Elvis knew nothing about Kangaroos, he accepted the gift he was given by Lee Gordon in 1957 of a Kangaroo. After many failed attempts however of trying to train it, he gave up and gave it to the Memphis Zoo. Elvis also has a few pet monkeys, one of which was a fan of wearing designer clothes and drinking whiskey.