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10 Surprising Celebrity Crushes of Hollywood A-listers

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We all have celebrity crushes and by all we mean, even celebrities too. Apparently, their heart skips a beat as well! There are stars who have harbored feelings for other stars. And that gives the fans a feel-good moment when they know that celebs also feel the same way as they do. However, unlike you and I, these celebs actually have a shot at meeting their crushes in real life. Try not to get jealous, when you go through our list of 10 celebrities and their star crushes.

#10 Ryan Gosling on Britney Spears

Who doesn’t love the very romantic and lovable Ryan Gosling, right? You may feel good when you find out that Ryan also has a big crush on one of the pop sensations.

As we know, Ryan Gosling, Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears all started their career from Mickey Mouse Club. But, long before Britney and Justin wore matching denim outfits, another fellow Mouseketeer had a crush on Britney. That’s right, Ryan was into Britney. According to Ryan, Britney was always sweet to him. He also mentioned her as “the girl next door” with whom he played basketball and spinned the bottle. He would have definitely loved to be more than friends with Spears, but tough luck, Britney rather fell for Justin and the two dated. But hey, Eva Mendes is a hottie.

#9 Britney Spears on Brad Pitt

While Ryan might have a big-time crush on Britney, it seems like she too is just fond of Brad Pitt. The Hollywood heartthrob has a huge fan following, half of which are female. So, it was no surprise when the pop icon admitted to having a crush on him. When asked about the reason, her reply was as simple as we can imagine, “because he is Brad Pitt.” Period.

#8 Ariana Grande on Jim Carrey

The 25 years old pop sensation expressed her feelings for Jim Carrey while appearing on Live With Kelly and Michael in 2015. When Michael Strahan asked her about her childhood crush, she stated, “My childhood crush, my lifelong crush, it kind of all goes together. It’s Jim Carrey.” While sharing about her emotional experience of meeting Carrey for the first time, she noted that he was “over-the-top nice and perfect” just as she had hoped him to be. She had captured video of the tear-filled meeting and shared that on Instagram in April 2014, which is still available. She talked about her crush upon Carrey during her appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon in 2016.

#7 Emilia Clarke on Matt LeBlanc

Emilia, who portrays a fierce Mother of Dragon in HBO’s Game of Thrones is actually a big softie and charismatic in real life. On various occasions, Emilia has spoken about her undying love for Matt LeBlanc, the foodie Joey Tribbiani from the hit 90s sitcom, FRIENDS. In 2016, Khaleesi had a fangirl moment when she and Matt appeared together on The Graham Norton Show. She was really blushing when she was being vocal about her feelings for him. During the conversation, she took the opportunity to make a special request, asking him to say “How you doin’?” Well, Matt humbly complied to the request of his fangirl. Aww! That was probably what she had waited for so long. Later, she shared a cheerful selfie of both on Instagram.

#6 Taylor Swift on Justin Timberlake

Swift had quite the cutest reaction ever when she met Justin Timberlake for the first time on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, in 2008. Ellen actually brought Justin as a surprise guest on her show and Taylor showing her childlike wonder and genuine joy after finding her idol just in front of her was worth watching. Back then, country music star was promoting her second album, Fearless, and now the two have become good friends. Remember the viral vine from iHeartRadio Music Awards 2015, when Justin teased Taylor’s surprise face. Well, they gifted the Internet with enough GIF fuel to last through the next 5 years. She shared the stage with Justin and Selena Gomez at her final 1989 LA show in 2015. 

#5 Ashton Kutcher on Jennifer Aniston

In 2011, Ashton Kutcher shared story about his teenage years when he bet a friend that he would eventually score a date with Jennifer Aniston during his appearance on The Graham Norton Show. The actor had even asked for permission to Aniston’s then-husband, Brad Pitt to take her on a date to win a bet he made with his high-school friend. Later, he got a chance to ask her out, yet, he didn’t win the bet because she politely declined his proposal. But, now, the two have been friends. Currently a family man, Ashton is married to Mila Kunis and shares three children with her. Turns out every cloud does have a silver lining. 

#4 Jake Gyllenhaal on Jennifer Aniston

Well, when you heard about Jake Gyllenhaal’s crush on Jennifer Aniston, you might have thought that he is fond of the spoiled girl, Rachel Green from FRIENDS. If yes, then you are absolutely wrong. Jake, in fact, likes her for “who she is as a person.” The two shared the screen space in the 2002 movie, The Good Girl. In an interview, Jake revealed that he had a crush on her for years. He also confessed that working with her was not that easy for him because of his fanboy kind of feelings towards her. Their dating rumors surfaced earlier this year, after tabloids reported that the two were totally into each other when they were on a dinner date at Italian restaurant Nello’s. 

#3 Emma Stone on Spice Girls

Emma Stone, who is Hollywood A-list on her own rights having a number of blockbuster movies under her belt, proved her down to earth persona, when she expressed her fondness to the Spice Girls. She teared up after receiving a video message from Spice Girl Mel B, while she was in an interview with Merrick Watts and Sophie Monk at 2Day FM. Yeah, she is a hardcore fan of British pop girl group. The interview ended with Emma singing a rendition of the Spice Girls’ hit Wannabe at the request of Scary Spice herself. Back in 2012, she revealed that she wanted to dress like The Spice Girls and wanted to be like Emma Bunton aka Baby Spice. She said that the pop girl group inspired her to pursue her dreams in Hollywood.

#2 Meryl Streep on Will Ferrell

One of the prominent actresses in Hollywood, Meryl Streep is known for her elegance and profound acting chops. She is usually tight-lipped while talking about things like love and crushes. But in 2015, she revealed that she really, really adores Will Ferrell. Specifically his role as the hotshot television anchorman in the Anchorman film series. “I have the biggest crush on Will Ferrell. I love him in every film he does,” said Meryl. Also, she mentioned that Ryan Gosling is one of her favorite actors.

#1 Nicole Kidman on Jimmy Fallon

In 2015, Nicole Kidman was one of the guests in the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. During the chit-chat session, she revealed that she has a crush on the talk show host and the two started reminiscing about an incident. Nicole mentioned how the Tonight Show host unknowingly rejected her offer to go out with her she went to his apartment. Well, Jimmy was stunned to know that the actress was interested in him.

The actress also talked about the second chance, when they both were at David Fincher’s house and she was waiting for him to ask for her number. The conversation took an awkward turn, when she playfully admitted that she was on The Tonight Show just to promote her new movie, Lions. But, a giddy Jimmy couldn’t help alluding to their infamous encounter and stated, “The past is the past – let’s leave it that way. You’ve moved on; I’ve moved on. I’m over it.” The episode can be considered as one of the funniest conversations on TV which we enjoy watching over and over again.

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