Hospitality Industry Staffs Reveal What It’s Like To Work With Celebrities In 28 Interesting Stories



The hospitality industry is no alien to celebrities. Some celebrities are dubbed as the most rewarding guests, while few are recognized as the most demanding. How can you tell? People who have worked in the hospitality industry took to TikTok to share their pleasure and displeasure of serving celebrities. A few even pointed how the famously known acted when the cameras were shut down. However, being good is rewarding, and this article is proof. 

Featuring everyone from Nicki Minaj, Gigi & Bella Hadid, and Kim Kardashian to internet boyfriend Keanu Reeves, the confessions undeniably shed light on our A-listers’ actual habits and absurd orders. Keanu Reeves is polite, humble, paid for the whole bill, and super tipped well, while Naomi Campbell is said to have spat on crew members' faces and equally did sit on napkins to avoid touching seats. Are you thinking out loud? You don’t have to, as we’ve compiled several interesting stories hinged on the subject matter for your perusal. Do have a look!

#1 Julianne Moore - Revealed By A Server

lauramesrob -Via

"Beautiful, classy and sweet. One of the few celebrities to look you in the eye and say "Thank you"."

#2 Keanu Reeves - Revealed By A Waitress

theanniebond -Via

"He came in for a lunch with a bunch of industry stiffs. Orders a dozen oysters for himself like it's a casual thing to do, He was so polite, so humble, paid for the whole bill. Tipped super well."

#3 Jamie Lee Curtis - Revealed By An Apple Store Employee

emmatainment -Via

"Showed up 30 minutes early, waited outside for us to open. She's amazing."

#4 Gigi & Bella Hadid - Revealed By A Hostess

juliacarolann -Via

"These two are so nice. I can not tell you enough things about them. They're super polite and friendly with staff which is unfortunately rare for celebrities."

#5 Drew Barrymore - Revealed By A Waitress

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#6 Kim Kardashian - Revealed By A Flight Attendant

katkamalani -Via

"We were flying from LA to New York. It was a red-eye, she was seriously so sweet... but she did go to the lavatory with no shoes on."

#7 Beyonce - Revealed By A Hostess

juliacarolann -Via

"We didn't speak too much. Her and Jay-Z came in , I walked them to the table. But when she left she made sure to look at me with a big smile, and say "Thank you". She was beautiful."

#8 Dakota Fanning - Revealed By A Server

lauramesrob -Via

 "Seems like a really normal person. Met a girlfriend there, split a bottle of white wine. Solid tipper, can't complain."

#9 Nicki Minaj - Revealed By An Airport Employee

_sincindy -Via

"Wouldn't get off the aircraft until everyone else got off, which she can't do because the flight attendants need to get off...I was a fan before I met her. After...yeah, no."

#10 Naomi Campbell - Revealed By A Flight Attendant

tramptom69 -Via

"There was many stories of how rude she can be, and was actually banned by the airline I worked at for apparently spitting in a crew members face. She sits on napkins whenever she flies to avoid touching the seat so, plus points for that."

#11 Abby Lee Miller - Revealed By An Apple Store Employee

emmatainment -Via

"Her character from "Dance Moms" is not a character. She is exactly who you think she is. She was screaming at me."

#12 Amanda Seyfried

lauramesrob -Via

"Looks like a beautiful little fairy in person. Came in on a super busy night with her husband but was really sweet and and understanding."

#13 Cameron Dallas - Revealed By A Hostess

juliacarolann -Via

"I kind of had a bad experience with him, Him and his friends called after we were closed and insisted on a table, and kind of pulled a 'Do you know who I am?' moment.""

#14 Dakota Johnson - Revealed By An Airport Employee

_sincindy -Via

"Okay, so, Dakota. She forgot her passport, all the way in LA in the middle of traffic hour, So we had to delay the flight, and she still didn't make it back. But I made fun of her the next time she flew out — she laughed and was super polite."

#15 Hillary Clinton - Revealed By A Server

lauramesrob -Via

"It was post-election Hillary. She had been through it. So I was thinking maybe she'd want red wine, something relaxing...Hillary Clinton was drinking tequila sodas"

#16 Josh Peck - Revealed By A Hostess

juliacarolann -Via

"Him and his wife came in for a lunch reservation one day and he was so friendly. I honestly think he's the nicest celebrity I've ever met. It fulfilled all my childhood dreams."

#17 Chris Evans - Revealed By An Airport Employee

_sincindy -Via

"He didn't really talk to anybody. He was low-key not trying to be seen."

#18 Zach Galifianakis - Revealed By An Apple Store Employee

emmatainment -Via

"This guy came in with a giant sun hat on, glasses and fanny pack. I asked "Do you need help with anything". He lowered his glasses and whispered "No". But he was funny."

#19 Rosie Huntington-Whiteley - Revealed By A Flight Attendant

katkamalani -Via

"Smells amazing. Looks photoshopped in real life. Didn't eat one thing from a aircraft, didn't drink one thing from a aircraft. She only brought her spring water. She was kind."

#20 Kendall Jenner - Revealed By A Hostess

juliacarolann -Via

"This is another one where unfortunately I did not have the best experience with them, She used to come in all the time and was pretty cold toward staff. She also usually has someone else speak for her, and doesn't speak directly to staff."

#21 Orlando Bloom - Revealed By An Apple Store Employee

emmatainment -Via

"This guy came in with a motorcycle helmet, went all the way to the back, went to the staircase, which people aren't allowed to go and I went back there, and I said, 'Do you need help with anything?' and he took off his helmet and it was Orlando Bloom."

#22 Kylie Jenner - Revealed By A Hostess

juliacarolann -Via

"She was fine, but she tipped $20 on a $500 dinner bill, Do with that information what you will."

#23 Glenn Close - Revealed By A Server

lauramesrob -Via

"With Glenn Close always came Pip, and Pip was running the show. Pip had full rein to run around the restaurant as much as he wanted. Not the most fun, but the dog was pretty funny, and it was overall okay."

#24 Nick Jonas - Revealed By A Hostess

juliacarolann -Via

"He came in with his friends one time and he was super normal and chill. Not too much to report on this, but he definitely seems like a nice guy."

#25 Jessica Alba - Revealed By A Designer

tambam81 -Via

"I had several friends of mine work on set with her, for a show. 'She's not nice' is a phrase that we can use. She loves to rub hummus on her dress. Playing mind games on you. She does this thing where she talks to you while not talking to you."

#26 Hailey Bieber - Revealed By A Hostess

juliacarolann -Via

"This is gonna be controversial. I've met her handful of times and every time she was not nice. I really want to like her."

#27 Katherine Heigl - Revealed By A Designer

tambam81 -Via

"If 2020 was a career, it would be Katherine Heigl. Friends of mine who have worked on set with her and photoshoots, have told me that she's extremely difficult and always mad."

#28 Jonah Hill - Revealed By A Waitress

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"Now this one was confusing, when I met him, he was standing in the doorway, holding the door open, going, 'Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you.' It was either he was trying to get attention, or he was just trying to say thank you. Actually couldn't figure it out. Weird interaction."