People who have worked in the hospitality industry have created somewhat of a challenge on TikTok—those who have had the (dis)pleasure of serving celebrities are describing how the famous folks behave when the cameras are off.

The alleged stories feature everyone from Naomi Campbell to Keanu Reeves, and I think we can be pretty thankful for them. If it wasn't for these confessions, we would probably never know about our beloved A-listers' tipping habits or weird orders. So sit back, continue scrolling, and prepare to see your favorite idols in a new light. Enjoy.

#1

Keanu Reeves - Described By A Waitress

Keanu Reeves - Described By A Waitress

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.

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Sandy Kavanaugh
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2 weeks ago

A good tipper! That says more than words!

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Jamie Lee Curtis - Described By An Apple Store Employee

Jamie Lee Curtis - Described By An Apple Store Employee

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

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danielw
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2 weeks ago

absolutely had to get that new iphone, huh? Guess they can be just like us, too, sometimes.

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Julianne Moore - Described By A Server

Julianne Moore - Described By A Server

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

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 weeks ago

She just had that kind of look to her. So I'm glad to read this.

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These stories focus on much more than just tips, and I agree: some actions speak louder than words bills. But as a former waiter, I know that your tolerance tank gets way bigger if you're getting paid for your struggles.

If we were to look at Hollywood's generous tippers, thankfully, we'd see quite a long list. Jimmy Fallon, for example, kicked off 2020 at Kissaki Sushi in Water Mill, New York, with his wife Nancy Juvonen, and left a generous $400 tip for their waiter, a representative for the restaurant confirmed with PEOPLE. Fallon also agreed to take photos with fans who were eating nearby.

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Hillary Clinton - Described By A Server

Hillary Clinton - Described By A Server

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

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Samantha PandaNotBored
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2 weeks ago

Fair enough .

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Drew Barrymore - Described By A Waitress

Drew Barrymore - Described By A Waitress

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2 weeks ago

I was hoping OP would say this about her. I always loved Drew and the personality she shows us I always hoped she was actually like. Super Psyched to hear she is actually as bubbly as I imagine her being

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Gigi & Bella Hadid - Described By A Hostess

Gigi & Bella Hadid - Described By A Hostess

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.

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Raine Soo
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2 weeks ago (edited)

Being polite is always better than being rude like Naomi Campbell because your bad reputation precedes you.

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The best part is that such acts are contagious. On November 7th, Blue Bloods star Donnie Wahlberg dined at a Marshland restaurant location in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and left his server, Denise Andrews, a $2,020 tip on a $35.27 bill.

Later that month, his co-star Tom Selleck left a handwritten note and a $2,020 tip on a $204.68 bill for the servers at Elio's restaurant in New York City. In his letter, Selleck gave a special nod to his costar Donnie Wahlberg, who inspired him to share his good fortunes and good wishes with the staff. "For Elios, I am honoring my friend Donnie Wahlberg's 'Tip Challenge' [see next slide] with my sincere hope for a better 2020. Thank you all," the letter said.

Of course, nobody expects celebrities to pay crazy amounts of money every time they drink a latte, but it's certainly nice to see them helping hospitality industry workers.

#7

Beyonce - Described By A Hostess

Beyonce - Described By A Hostess

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.

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2 weeks ago

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So she didn’t even give you the time of day, she couldn’t even be bothered to say something nice to you. Sorry that’s not beautiful

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Zach Galifianakis - Described By An Apple Store Employee

Zach Galifianakis - Described By An Apple Store Employee

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.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 weeks ago (edited)

So the characters he plays is a bit of reflection of his true self lol. Certainly makes life interesting if that's the case.

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#9

Dakota Fanning - Described By A Server

Dakota Fanning - Described By A Server

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

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 weeks ago

Geez, can't believe how much she has grown.

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#10

Abby Lee Miller - Described By An Apple Store Employee

Abby Lee Miller - Described By An Apple Store Employee

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

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 weeks ago

As I expected. I can't stand her.

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#11

Nicki Minaj - Described By An Airport Employee

Nicki Minaj - Described By An Airport Employee

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.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 weeks ago

Was it a diva thing or a kindness thing as in "no, you guys go first".

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#12

Amanda Seyfried

Amanda Seyfried

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.

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Vanta Black
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2 weeks ago

Amanda Seyfried and Zooey Deschanel are apparently the same person; quirky girl-next-door who borders the hipsters and Hollywood A-List.

#13

Kylie Jenner - Described By A Hostess

Kylie Jenner - Described By A Hostess

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

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Sandy Kavanaugh
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2 weeks ago

Cheapass.

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#14

Chris Evans - Described By An Airport Employee

Chris Evans - Described By An Airport Employee

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

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Sum Guy
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2 weeks ago

Makes sense

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Naomi Campbell - Described By A Flight Attendant

Naomi Campbell - Described By A Flight Attendant

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.

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Sandy Kavanaugh
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2 weeks ago

I've heard worse about her, too.

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Dakota Johnson - Described By An Airport Employee

Dakota Johnson - Described By An Airport Employee

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.

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Franc Esca
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2 weeks ago

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You had to delay a flight for one passenger? Not buying it

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#17

Josh Peck - Described By A Hostess

Josh Peck - Described By A Hostess

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.

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MargyB
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2 weeks ago

Another one I don't know

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#18

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley - Described By A Flight Attendant

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley - Described By A Flight Attendant

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.

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Anne
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2 weeks ago

Best way to not have a jet lag is to not eat during your flight and only drink water (also.. you probably can't eat much if you need to fit those outfits..)

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#19

Kim Kardashian - Described By A Flight Attendant

Kim Kardashian - Described By A Flight Attendant

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.

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Sum Guy
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2 weeks ago

Was it a private jet though?

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#20

Glenn Close - Described By A Server

Glenn Close - Described By A Server

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.

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Samantha PandaNotBored
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2 weeks ago

How could you say such a thing. Dogs are better than humans... Fact

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#21

Kendall Jenner - Described By A Hostess

Kendall Jenner - Described By A Hostess

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.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 weeks ago (edited)

Wow, having someone to speak for you like that is just rude. If that's true, it's pretty disgusting behaviour. The only time it should be done is if the person can't talk, is deaf, or someone that needs translating, social anxiety etc. Not because your a stuck up celebrity thinking your better than everyone else. I hope that wasn't the case.

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#22

Nick Jonas - Described By A Hostess

Nick Jonas - Described By A Hostess

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.

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Samantha PandaNotBored
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As alive as a damp washcloth

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#23

Cameron Dallas - Described By A Hostess

Cameron Dallas - Described By A Hostess

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."

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 weeks ago

I actually don't know him so I would have just shrugged and said "No and I don't care".

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#24

Hailey Bieber - Described By A Hostess

Hailey Bieber - Described By A Hostess

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.

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Sum Guy
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2 weeks ago

This is vague as f**k... you could easily say someone is not nice because they kept quiet with their headphones on

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#25

Bad Bunny - Described By An Airport Employee

Bad Bunny - Described By An Airport Employee

He was super polite. Super nice. He actually took out his hand to shake mine and I died.

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MargyB
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2 weeks ago

??

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#26

Katherine Heigl - Described By A Designer

Katherine Heigl - Described By A Designer

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.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 weeks ago

I've heard similar stories like that, including her supposed diva behaviour on greys anatomy.

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#27

Orlando Bloom - Described By An Apple Store Employee

Orlando Bloom - Described By An Apple Store Employee

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.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 weeks ago

Okay so did he have permission to go back there or did he presume he should be exempt due to his fame. This doesn't really explain what he was like.

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#28

Jonah Hill - Described By A Waitress

Jonah Hill - Described By A Waitress

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.

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Is politeness so foreign to you that you don’t recognise it when you see it. That’s really sad for you.

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Jessica Alba - Described By A Designer

Jessica Alba - Described By A Designer

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.

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2 weeks ago

What does this mean? "She loves to rub hummus on her dress“? I don't get it.

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#30

Jason Derul - Described By A Disney Employee

Jason Derul - Described By A Disney Employee

Jason Derulo does not know lyrics to Christmas songs and he had to write the lyrics on his hand, it was kind of embarrassing.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 weeks ago

Sorry, not everyone is into Christmas songs so it should not be something to be embarrassed about.

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