15 Ridiculous Celebrity Back Stage Demands
All celebrities have a pre show routine that they go through in order to properly prepare for their up coming performance. This pre show routine puts them in the zone and allows for them to properly get ready for their show.
A lot of these performers have a list of items that their dressing room must contain in order for them to be able to properly get their work done. Below is a list of 15 ridiculous celebrity back stage demands.
You will be surprised what some of your favorite celebrities ask for.
Eddie Cuffin | Elite.
15. Will Ferell
- 1 Electric three wheel mobility scooter
- 1 headset microphone (Janet Jackson style)
- 1 flight of stairs on wheels
- 1 fake tree on wheels
- 1 rainbow (can be painted on canvas) on wheels
- Guinness beer
- Smart Water or Fiji Water
- Coke, Diet Coke, 7Up
- Raw roasted almonds
- Protein bars: Peanut butter chocolate Zone Bars, Peanut Butter Power Bars
14. Blake Shelton
- 1 bag Dunkin Donuts coffee
- 1 bag espresso blend (Starbucks)
- 1 4 Pack of 5 Hour Energy
- 1 Case of Bud Light (cans only)
- 1 Case of Miller Lite (cans only)
- 2 Bottles of Bacardi Clear Rum
- 2 Bottles of red wine (Cabernet Sauvignon)
- 3 3-packs of Blue Orbitz gum
- 1 package of peppered or teriyaki beef jerky
- 1 bag of Hershey's Chocolate Minis
13. Alicia Keys
- 7 sets of metal silverware
- 1 Lighter
- 3 Glade Candles (French Vanilla, Rain shower, Wild Berry or Tangerine Ginger)
- 3 Cans of Chunk White Tuna
- 10 Nutri-Grain Bars (Blueberry, Cherry, Apple, Strawberry)
- 6 Individual Packets of Quaker Oats Instant Oatmeal (Brown Sugar and Apple Cinnamon)
- 1 Assorted Fruit Platter with strawberries, seedless red grapes, bananas, mango, blueberries, cantaloupe and raspberries
- 2 Cases of beer (one imported and one domestic; brands preferred: Amstel Light, Corona, Bud, Bud Light or local beer)
- 3 menus for local seafood and Italian restaurants to order meals for Alicia
12. Mariah Carey
- Each room must be draped. Black drapes are fine.
- The entry door should open into the living room space, not the dressing room.
- Temperature should be about 75 degrees.
- 1 Three Seat Couch — Plain Color, no busy patterns; black, dark grey, cream, dark pink are fine
- 12 1 Liters of Fiji Water
- 3 Bottles Chardonnay — Chilled
- 12 Coke
- 12 Diet Coke
- 12 Vanilla Protein Drinks
- 6 Sparkling Water (Pellegrino)
- 12 Melon Flavor Gatorade
- 6 Red Wine Glasses
- 6 White Wine Glasses
- 4 Joe Malone Vanilla Candles
- 2 Vases White Roses
- Fried Chicken (warm)
- 12 Small Bottles water (room temperature)
- 3 Whole lemons and honey
- Sugarless gum
11. Sir Paul McCartney
- All lamps must be halogen floor lamps with dimmer switch.
- Only animal free materials
- Do not provide furniture made of any animal skin or print.
- Do not provide artificial versions of animal skin or print either.
- No leather seating is allowed in the black stretch limousine either.
- Arrange for a dry cleaner before arrival.
- 6 Full and leafy floor plants, but no trees.
- We want plants that are just as full on the bottom as the top such as palm, bamboo, peace lilies, etc.
- $50.00 - One large arrangement of white Casablanca lilies with lots of foliage.
- $40.00 - One long stemmed arrangement of pale pink and white roses with lots of foliage.'
- $35 One arrangement of freesia. It comes in various colors so please mix them up. Freesia is a favorite.
- 20 dozen clean towels outside of the production office.
- 25 pound dumbbells
- 24-Diet Coke 16oz plastic bottles
- 12 Diet Coke 12oz cnas
- 6 Verner ginger ale soda (or Schweppes)
- 48 Daisani, Poland Spring 12oz bottles "NO Evian"
- 1 Loaf white bread
- 1 Loaf wheat bread
- 6 Lunchables snacks (3 turkeys & 3 ham with cheese)
- 6 Cans Red Bull
- 16 Cans Sugar-Free Red Bull
- Large fresh jumbo shrimps with cocktail sauce and plenty of lemons
- 1 Jar of banana pepper rings
- 12 Small bottles still (non-carbonated) spring water (at room temperature)
- 1 Electric kettle for BOILING water
- 6 Large mugs for tea. All mugs should be new, washed and dried.
- 6 metal teaspoons
- 2 "Squeezy" bottles clear honey (not organic)
- 1 Bottle very best quality red wine (Italian, French or Spanish)
- 1 Assortment of chewing gum
- 1 Pack Marlboro Light plus 1 disposable cigarette lighter
- 1 Small selection fresh fruit, to include bananas, apples, grapes, fresh berries NO CITRUS FRUIT!
- 1 Small plate of assorted freshly made, individually wrapped sandwiches, to include chicken salad. Sandwiches must NOT contain tomatoes, vinegar, chili or citrus fruit
8. Justin Bieber
- All rooms must maintain a constant temperature of 68 to 75 degrees.
- All on ice:
- 2 Cases of water
- 2 Cases of Coke
- 1 Case Ginger Ale
- 2 Cases Diet Coke
- Professional quality iron and ironing board
- 1 Professional quality steamer
- 1 Vicks steam inhaler
- Food items should be fresh and covered by clear plastic wrap
- Star MUST have a private bathroom
7. Kanye West
- 1 Tub Plain Yogurt for dipping
- 4 small Yoplait Yogurt
- 1 Bowl of assorted nuts
- 1 Bowl of Sunkist Salted Pistachio Nuts (No Red Coloring)
- 2 Packs of Extra Chewing Gum
- 1 Bottle of Hot Sauce (Tabasco, Caribbean Type)
- 1 Box of Toothpicks
- 1 750 ml bottle of Hennessey Liquor
- 1 750 ml bottle of SKY or Absolut Vodka
- 1 Bottle of Patron Silver Tequila
- 4 Six Packs of Heineken Beer
6. Taylor Swift
- If arriving before 11 a.m., the following from Starbucks:
- 1 Grande ICED Caramel Latte w/ 2 sweet-n-lows
- 1 Grande ICED Americano w/ 2 sweet-n-lows with soy milk
- 1 slice pumpkin loaf
- 1 Stick Butter
- 3 Boxes Kraft Macaroni/Cheese
- 2 Four Packs of Red Bull
- 1 12 Pack Corona Beer
- 1 12 Pack New Castle Beer
- 1 Bottle Welch's Grape Juice
- 1 Avocado
- 1 Bag of Twizzlers red licorice
- 1 Case of Smart Water
- 1 Pint Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream
- 1 Pint Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Brownie Frozen Yogurt
- 5 AC power outlets
- Adequate lighting for a "relaxed atmosphere"
- White drapes to cover lockers and/or brick
- 1 Humidifier
- 1 Large throw rug — plush and animal print (Cheetah, Leopard)
- Pipe and Drape the room in Dark Blue or Black drapes with Icy Blue Chiffon draped nicely on top
- 6 Candles — Archipelago Black Forest (if you can't get these, please let me know ASAP as we have a 2nd choice of candle for Ri).
- 4 Small, clear, square vases with White Tulips, no foliage
1 Large table for catering dressed with white tablecloths. Dressing room should be 78 degrees 4 Brand New White Towels in bathroom (2 face & 2 body) Hot Food: Juicy Baked Chicken: Legs, Wings & Breast only (Please season with fresh garlic, season salt, black pepper, and Cayenne pepper HEAVILY SEASONED!!) Steamed Garlic Broccoli Lightly Seasoned Green Beans Lightly Seasoned Steamed Spinach Beyoncé can only have Pepsi products. 1 Case of Aquafina water (half cold, half room temperature) 1 Hot Tea Set up (Please have NEW Coffee Pot) Sliced Lemons Wedges Rose scented candles Lighter for candles CD player
3. Lady Gaga
- 2 Bottles of white wine with wine opener — Kendall Jackson or Robert Mondavi preferred
- 1 Pack of Straws
- 1 Cushioned office style chair
- TV with cable and a DVD player
- 1 Rolling clothing rack
- 4 Unscented candles
- Cool-mist humidifier
- 3 fans
- Tea kettle, organic ginger and lemongrass tea and honey are very important.
- 1 4 pack of Red Bull Light (on ice)
- 2 Bottles of Green Tea
- 1 Container of Guacamole
- Hot dogs (Yves veggie dogs eaten with toothpicks)
- A smoothie station (with frozen berries, fuze and whey protein or non-fat Greek yogurt) Blender needed
- 1 Plate of cheese (non-smelly, non-sweaty on ice) with whole wheat/healthy crackers
- A mix of assorted fresh fruit
2. Katy Perry
- Arrangement of pink fresh flowers. White and purple hydrangeas, pink & white roses and peonies. If not available, seasonal white flowers to include white orchids
- A box of Huggies baby nature care wipes
- 6 Vitamin waters zero, assorted flavors
- Bowl of whole fresh organic grown fruit (apples, bananas, oranges and grapes)
- Plate of fresh-cut Crudités (to include cucumber, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, snap peas, celery) w/ ranch dip
- Snyder's of Hanover Honey Mustard & Onion Pretzel
- Jar of Salsa
- Baked Tortilla Chips
- Freeze dried strawberries
- 2 bottles of Santa Margarita Pinot Grigio
- Throat coat, Twinnings Chamomile PG tips and Mint medley tea.
- Fuze slenderize assorted flavors
- A jar of quality honey
- Plastic drinking straws
1. Jay - Z
- 7 Dressing Rooms
- Desired room temperature of 72 degrees
- 1 Love Seat
- 1 Large Couch
- 2 Matching End Tables
- 2 48 Cases of Fiji Water (24 cold/24 room temperature)
- 6 Cans of Coca-Cola
- 6 Cans of Red Bull
- 6 Bottles of Vitamin Water
- 1 Jar of good quality peanut butter
- 1 Jar of good quality grape jelly
- 1 Hot tea service for 4: hot water kettle, ceramic and disposable cups