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Bizarre Celebrity Items Put Up For Auction

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 3:00 pm


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1.J.D. Salinger's Toilet

American writer J.D. Salinger's personal items sell almost as fast as his books. In 2010, the Salinger's white, porcelain toilet was listed on eBay. The seller had the toilet imported from the late writer's New Hampshire home and listed it for $1 million. The auction had a letter of authenticity attached to it. Many believe that Salinger sat on his porcelain throne to conceive some of the material he wrote about.




2.Justin Bieber's Hair

Justin Bieber's barber could be a millionaire, if he could just find the time to save the singer's hair anytime he walks in. Bieber's signature swooped hairdo has been mimicked by fans across the globe, but one fan decided to take it to the next level. In 2011, a clump of Justin Bieber's hair sold for $40,668 on eBay.



3.Bob Barker's Skinny Mic

Not since Mary-Kate Olsen has something so skinny been worth so much money. Back when Bob Barker hosted The Price is Right; his skinny microphone was sought after by many. The microphone eventually made its way to eBay and Radio host Dave Ryan bid a whopping $20,000 for the mic. He saw it as a "cool opportunity to win... a one-of-a-kind piece of American pop culture." His wife thought otherwise and tried to get him out of paying for the mic.





4.Gary Coleman's Sweatpants

Beloved child star Gary Coleman is one of the many celebs to auction off items to pay off bills. In 2008, Coleman signed a pair of his 12XL-regular Gap Kids sweat pants and put them up oneBay auction, in hopes to make some money to pay off medical bills. The bidding went up to $400,000 before it was discovered that the last bid was fraudulent. Funnyman Jimmy Kimmel then decided to buy the pants for $500.



5.Niall Horan's Vegemite Toast

One Direction has some obsessive and creepy fans. Band member Niall Horan ate vegemite toast for the first time during an interview with Australian TV show, sunrise. Horan was not a fan of the breakfast food and opted not to eat the entire thing. The station then posted his half-eaten toast online. The toast was eventually sold for $100,000, with the proceeds going to charity.




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6.Elvis Presley's Hair

Elvis Presley had the kind of hair that would still look good during a blizzard. His locks are one of the characteristics fans adored. In 2002, nearly 26-years after the singer's death, a chunk of Presley's hair was auctioned off for $115,000. Since then, more auctioneers have put up the Rock N' Roll singer's hair for auction.



7.Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's Breath

As long as a famous name is attached to a product, there's always that one person who will buy it. In 2010, a random person put a jar of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's alleged breath on eBay. Anyone with half a brain would know not to buy something like that, but one person obviously lost part of their brain. The jar of breath sold for approximately $513. It is not known the eBayer was able to attain the couple's breath.




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8.Justin Timberlake's Leftover French Toast

If you can't kiss Justin Timberlake, buying an item that touched his lips is the next best thing. French toast is back in a big way. In 2006, radio station Z100 got its hands on a piece of Justin Timberlake's half-eaten French toast. Most bidders are adults with their own careers, but not the winner of this item. The station sold the item to a 19-year-old 'N SYNC fan for over $3,000. All of the proceeds went to Timberlake's charity.



9.Britney Spears Used Gum

Britney Spears probably flushes her chewing gum since this incident took place. Some off fan saw Spears spit out her chewed up gum and decided to make aprofit off the Pop Princess. He listed the gum on eBay and Spears' fans immediately began bidding on the item. The gum was auctioned off for $14,000.



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10.Michael Jackson's Underwear

Some people take stanning for a celebrity to an extremely odd level. During one of Michael Jackson's molestation trials, his soiled underwear was used as evidence in the case. Once the trial was over, someone thought it would be a bright idea to auction off this item. And as gross as it seems to the normal people of the world, the auction was a success. Jackson's underwear sold for $1 million.



11.John Lennon's Tooth

Teeth are supposed to be brushes, extracted or given to the tooth fairy, but John Lennon had other plans for his tooth. In the late 1960s, after a visit to the dentist, Lennon gave his extracted tooth to his housekeeper so she could give to her daughter who was a huge Beatles fan. In 2011, Lennon's molar went for $31,000. A scientist somewhere is off trying to find out how he can clone his very own John Lennon.




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12.Scarlett Johansson's Snotty Tissue

Men would love to get a hug or a kiss from Scarlett Johansson, but some poor sap settled for her snotty tissue instead. During a 2008 appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Johansson told the host she caught a cold from actor Samuel L. Jackson. The talk show host gave her a tissue and she proceeded to blow her nose in it. Johansson put the tissue up for bid on eBay, with the money going towards the food-gathering charity, USA Harvest. The tissue sold for $5,300.



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