12 Celebrities Who Handled Embarrassing Moments with Grace

Sometimes celebrities get in sticky situations, like a clothing problem on the red carpet or a mistake on social media. Even though these moments can be unexpected, celebrities are good at handling them and not letting them affect their peace. They can stay calm in the most frustrating situations and keep their attention on their work instead of the problem, making it look easy.

1. Kim Kardashian gets flour bombed by an activist but returns after dusting herself off.


At a 2012 event for the launch of her fragrance, Kim Kardashian was confronted by an activist who flour bombed her, causing damage to her outfit. But this couldn’t stop the reality star. After she dusted herself off, she proudly returned to the red carpet.

2. Natalie Portman’s uneven eyeshadow

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On the red carpet for Thor, Natalie Portman wore a Celine Couture dress and had uneven eyeshadow that was mostly brown, and she was proud to rock the look at the premiere.

3. Amy Schumer’s intentional face plant

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Amy Schumer playfully fell to the ground on the red carpet in front of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. The couple walked past her without many reactions. Later, Amy Schumer explained her actions on The Graham Norton Show, saying that she found the falling humorous and wanted to make a comedic statement by doing it in front of the celebrity couple.

4. The awkward kiss given by John Travolta

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Scarlett Johansson was captured in a photo looking stiff and uncomfortable as John Travolta embraced her and leaned in for a kiss. The actress was standing completely still in the moment, leading some people to believe it was her wax figure. However, it was, in fact, the real Johansson, but fortunately, she handled the situation of the unexpected kiss well.

5. Nicki Minaj encountered a wardrobe fail while performing live onstage.

During her 2014 VMA performance with Jessie J and Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj experienced a wardrobe malfunction and had to hold her dress closed with her hands because, for some reason, the zipper on the dress decided to stop working.

6. Stella McCartney accidentally almost ruined Rihanna’s dress.

Stella McCartney accidentally almost tore Rihanna’s skirt off during the 2014 Met Gala. Still, Rihanna didn’t seem bothered by it and continued to attend the event as if nothing had happened, showing her confidence in herself.

7. Jason Segel gets swept up with a vacuum cleaner.

After Sacha Baron Cohen’s hilarious and unexpected stunt, someone quickly cleaned up the mess. Still, due to shock and disbelief, they completely blocked the view of none other than Marshall Eriksen from the popular show, How I Met Your Mother! Not surprisingly, he owned the situation and funnily acted along with the cleaner.

8. Kristen Stewart decided to go barefoot because of her uncomfortable shoes.

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At the Cannes Film Festival, Kristen Stewart decided to remove her Louboutin heels while walking the red carpet. She decided to walk barefoot due to the discomfort caused by her shoes. Stewart wasn’t shy about the fact that she walked the red carpet barefoot.

9. Björk’s swan dress and the story of how bodyguards ruined her act

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Björk jokingly told the story about when she wore a memorable bird-inspired dress and carried 6 ostrich eggs as accessories to a red carpet event. She later explained, “Other people’s bodyguards kept picking them up and saying in their thick American accents, ‘Scuse me, ma’am, you dropped this,’” ruining the act that came with the swan dress.

10. Bradley Cooper showed up with an untrimmed beard.

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Bradley Cooper, known for his impeccable grooming and style, seemed to have missed a few spots while applying self-tanner or spending time in the sun. The unevenness was particularly noticeable on his neck and ears because he may have applied the sunscreen wrong. Despite the uneven tan, Cooper still managed to look handsome and charismatic as always.

11. Angelina Jolie had a problem with powder.

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At the premiere of the film The Normal Heart, Angelina appeared with odd streaks of powder on her cheeks and jaw. Most likely, the makeup artists overdid it a bit when applying the finishing powder. But even in this form, the actress looked charming.

12. Nicole Kidman was in the same situation

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The actress was captured on the red carpet, posing cheerfully for photos before the event. However, she unintentionally revealed noticeable white powder smudges around her eyes and the bridge of her nose. Despite the makeup mishap, she appeared unaware of it and was at ease and smiling for the camera.

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