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This freak-out may have been justified. Michael Douglas appeared almost chivalrous when he went after a paparazzo outside a London hotel in 2011 after Douglas' wife Catherine Zeta-Jones screamed: "I want a police officer right now. He [the pap] punched me."
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Christian Bale's infamous tirade while filming Terminator Salvation could almost be seen as a precursor to the movie's failure. Bale's voice was caught on tape railing for nearly four minutes at the director of photography for breaking his concentration.
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It's unclear what triggered Solange Knowles to beat up brother-in-law Jay-Z at the 2014 Met Gala. Security cameras captured Beyonce's younger sister hitting and kicking the rapper in an elevator, despite a security guard's attempts to hold her back.
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Of all Russell Crowe's freak-outs, his most famous tantrum was probably when he reportedly threw a cell phone at a hotel employee in New York, because he couldn't call Australia. The incident resulted in Crowe's arrest.
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Another celebrity who enjoys throwing things is Naomi Campbell, whose alleged offenses include throwing a cell phone at her maid when a pair of jeans were lost, and assaulting a policeman following her airport meltdown over missing luggage.
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Lindsay Lohan's 2007 high-speed car chase would've made a great action movie sequence. Lohan, who was racing after her former assistant's mother, was arrested for DUI that night and also accused of kidnapping and carjacking three men.
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A poster boy for celebrities behaving badly, Kanye West's numerous freak-outs include that infamous night at the 2009 VMA's when he first became Taylor Swift's arch-nemisis, interrupting her acceptance speech to say Beyonce's video should have won instead.
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When the hot-headed Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly was anchoring Inside Edition, he was caught on tape ranting at staff over the wording of a cue card, and inadvertently coined the phrase "F*ck it! We'll do it live!"
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Leave it to Mariah Carey to have a particularly flamboyant meltdown. While promoting Glitter she did a striptease on TRL and dispensed Popsicles, saying: "If you don't have ice cream in your life, sometimes you just might go a little bit crazy."
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Shia Labeouf's famous 2014 Times Square freak-out was one of the most bizarre on record. Highlights of the alcohol-fueled evening include chasing a homeless man, groping people at a performance of Cabaret, and Labeouf's subsequent arrest.
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Sam Worthington credited girlfriend Natalie Mark with keeping him in line, so it makes sense that his meltdown followed their 2011 breakup. During a G'Day USA gala, he allegedly blurted out expletives, couldn't sit still, and smacked a wall.
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It seems that Julia Roberts is also a drama queen off-screen. Backstage at this year's Oscars, Roberts shocked other celebrities by throwing a tantrum about her presentation script, forcing last-minute revisions to the speech.
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Chris Brown's well-publicized feud with Drake featured a brawl at the WIP nightclub, during which their entourages threw bottles at each other. According to rumors, the rappers' love triangle with Rihanna helped to ignite the melee.
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In 2013 Alec Baldwin went on a two-day marathon meltdown, allegedly calling a paparazzo a homophobic slur, screaming obscenities at a reporter, crashing into a photographer's car, and assaulting a photog while smacking the camera from his hands.
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An entire book could be devoted to Charlie Sheen's freak-outs, but the most infamous was the two-week period of wild raving, verbal attacks and marital problems, that ended with Sheen being fired from Two and a Half Men.
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Career woes are suspected to be the cause of Amanda Bynes' long public meltdown, which includes being arrested for throwing a bong out of her apartment window and being placed on psychiatric hold after setting fire to a driveway.