10 Ridiculous Demands Made by Touring Artists
From Slayer’s request for “snow-white goats” for slaughter to JLo’s obsession with the color white
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is making headlines in India for his ‘humble requests’ to the organizers ahead of his debut concert in the country. These include everything from luxury cars to ping pong tables to a PlayStation for him and his 120 member crew. But Beiber isn’t the only superstar with an astounding sense of entitlement. Here are some of the craziest demands celebrities have made in the past:
2. Britney Spears:
The pop singer has claimed that she will fine any venue $ 5,000 if a phone rings in her dressing room.
The Goddess of pop’s tech rider states the requirement of an entire room dedicated just for her wigs.
4. Jennifer Lopez:
Jennifer Lopez does not like to be distracted by too many colors. JLo insists that her dressing has white walls along with white flowers, white tables, white drapes, white candles as well as white couches.
Pop singer Lady Gaga’s tech rider
American heavy metallers Slayer included requests such as 100 snow-white goats for slaughter, a halal butcher to slaughter the goats, freezer bags and coolers to preserve the goat meat and four black yoga ball chairs on their Fun Fun Fun Fest Tour.
The Queen of Pop once asked for all the furniture in her dressing room to be removed and replaced with her own pieces that she had shipped in. Her requests have also included a personal chef, an acupuncturist and an on-site dry-cleaner too.
8. Foo Fighters:
American rockers Foo Fighters had one of the most brilliant requests of all time. They provided the organizers with instructions that would help them solve a maze, a riddle, coloring book pages and a crossword puzzle. Only if these were solved, would the organizers know what the band wanted in their tech rider.
9. Katy Perry
The “Roar” singer makes it very clear to organizers not to bring her carnation flowers. In addition to a very specific flower rule, the singer’s food list is quite precise as well. She also has a 46-page rider that restricts her driver from making eye contact and speaking to her even if he has any doubts.