When you’re famous, getting photographed by the paparazzi comes with the territory. While many celebs are happy to smile for a few photos in public, others prefer to pretend they’re not for photographers.
However, sometimes, celebs take some extra steps to avoid the paparazzi. You certainly can’t blame them for wanting some privacy — and some of them have donated some pretty, ahem, Unique Disguises to shield himself.
Here are 21 pictures of celebs wearing disguises to hide from the paparazzi:
Strolling in Milan with her fiancé, Jake Bongiovi Millie Bobby Brown covered her head with a lavender box that matched her outfit.
When they were married, Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz walked around Manhattan in scary masks.
Katy Perry in 2009 bought A giant donut pillow that wouldn’t fit in any of her bags, but it turned out to be “the best paparazzi shield”.
In 2012, Katy Perry wrapped herself in a Chanel beach towel as soon as she stepped out in the airport.
after taping Jimmy Kimmel Live! Katy Perry, early 2022 Left studio in a giant poop outfit similar to her Las Vegas residency show.
Justin Bieber, during a tour stop in London in 2013 wore gas mask as a “prank” to throw off the paparazzi.
Leonardo DiCaprio found a seasonally appropriate disguise while out and about in LA in October 2018.
Laverne Cox leaves LAX in 2016 with a face visor on.
Olivia Jade approached him dancing with the Stars Rehearsal with reflective face shield.
In 2009, Lily Allen walks through Manhattan wrapped in a comforter.
Dustin Hoffman briefly carried a bag over his head while shopping in Paris in 2006.
Madonna poses with a veil covering her face as she sits front row at the Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2006 show during Paris Fashion Week.
In 1995, Brad Pitt used his woolly hat as a mask during his Starbucks run.
Meg Ryan strategically placed an umbrella during filming in deduction,
While out to dinner in 2002, Jennifer Lopez covered her face with a handkerchief while her then-husband Chris Judd opted for an icy stare.
Judy Garland drapes a handkerchief over her face to avoid autograph seekers during a movie premiere in 1962.
Tobey Maguire used a snowboard as a shield during the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.
Woody Harrelson poses creatively with a hat and scarf during the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.
For Halloween 2013, Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy dressed their children as fishermen while trick-or-treating.
and finally, starring in the West End production of EquusDaniel Radcliffe wore Realizing that “because [he’s] Wearing the same thing, it all looks like pictures from the same day,” bemoans the paparazzi’s photos.