32 Brilliant Trolls and Legal Maneuvers by Celebrities

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32 Brilliant Trolls and Legal Maneuvers by Celebrities

This is how you do it, people. If you want to get ahead in life, you have to hire great lawyers (and lightly electrocute your friends).

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Virginia Woolf and some friends wore fake beards and costumes to scam being Abyssinian princes in order to take a tour of a British dreadnought. The ruse was a complete success, as the British navy not only busted out the total VIP treatment, but even offered to host a lavish dinner party for them. Woolf and crew politely declined, out of fear of their fake beards falling off while eating. CRACKED.COM

CRACKED.COM Julianna Margulies's contract for The Good Wife says she has to be wearing a wig on the show. Without a wig, she'd need to spend 1-2 hours a day getting her very curly hair blown out to create her character's straight, coiffed hairdo. A wig takes 10 minutes to put on, making her life much easier.

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CRACKED.COM Uma Thurman's contract for Eloise in Paris let her buy any of the movie's clothes and wigs for half of what they were bought for.

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CRACKED.COM Janet Jackson included a No Jackson Jokes contract clause for her 2011 tour. Comedians who were doing the opening act for her concert were not allowed to make any references to Janet Jackson or her family.

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Despite not playing for the past decade, NBA player Allen Iverson is still earning $800,000 a year because of a lifetime contract he made with Reebok. Reel Reeb bok On top of that, he'll receive $16 million when he turns 55 (it's supposed to be double that, but he had to split it with his ex-wife). CRACKED.COM

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Michael Jordan's contract included a Love of the Game clause that allowed him to play basketball any time, any where. JORD 2 To protect their investments during the off-season, pro sports teams often prohibit players from engaging in physical activity not related to their conditioning. Jordan's clause permitted him to play in exhibition games, scrimmages, or just a plain ol' pickup game in a random park. CRACKED.COM

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Cameron Diaz made a fortune on Bad Teacher. end Jem's parent am? audie? ails which de 4? the Radley le of Mayco For playing the lead, she took a salary of $1 million but asked for about 20% of the box office sales. She made $42 million. An entertainment journalist says her deal became legendary in Hollywood. CRACKED.COM

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Adele used her contract for a good cause. Her 2011 rider stipulated that every attendee with a free ticket must donate $20 to SANDS, a charity organization for anyone dealing with the loss of their babies. CRACKED.COM

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