20 Celeb Friendships You Never Could've Predicted

Who know pop stars and astrophysicists could gel so well?

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Hollywood has a reputation for exhibiting some pretty epic relationships. From Taylor Swift's legendary squad to the bevy of blossoming supermodels, including Kendall Jenner, Hailey Baldwin, and the Hadid sisters, the internet loves nothing more than seeing a celebrity friendship explode before their eyes.

However, the City of Angels has thrown out some rather interesting combinations, from the slightly unexpected to the downright bizarre. Here are 20 unlikely celebrity friendships. And for more amazing facts about your favorite celebs, check out these 20 Stars Who Are Way Older Than You Think.

1
Kanye West and Donald Trump

Kanye West and Donald Trump Celebrity Friendships
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These two controversial icons made an unlikely bond recently—Kanye West praised Donald Trump for his "dragon energy," to which the president responded, "Thank you Kanye, very cool!"—careening the Twittersphere into a tizzy.

Fans seem to think his new song "Ye vs. The People" is defending his praise for Trump. And more recently, Trump revealed that he'd like for the Platinum-minted music legend to visit the White House for a summit on race. And for more crazy celebrity antics, check out these 20 Crazy Things Celebrities Have Already Done in 2018.

2
Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg

Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg Celebrity Friendships

The cooking queen and rapper joined forces for their TV show Martha and Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party, which is currently in its second season. But their relationship dates all the way bake to 2008, when Snoop appeared on Martha's show and have since appeared together in broadcasts all over—including, notably, the Comedy Central roast of Justin Bieber.

3
Snoop Dogg and David Beckham

Snoop Dogg David Beckham Celebrity Friendships

Snoop and Beckham have been friends for over a decade. Snoop said "When I make my records, he's one of the first people I send the record to before it's done, even before the label get it. He's a great father, a great husband and a great friend, I love our friendship and some people in life just come together for some odd reason."

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4
Cindy Crawford and Harry Styles

Harry Styles and Cindy Crawford Celebrity Friendships

Somehow this British stud has struck-up a firm friendship with one of the world's most sought-after models, Cindy Crawford, and her family. The two have been spotted vacationing together everywhere from Malibu to Ontario (yes, Canada can be a vacation destination). For more Crawford, don't miss out roundup of 50 Most Amazing Over-40 Bodies.

5
Ed Sheeran and Courteney Cox

Ed Sheeran Courteney Cox Celebrity Friendships

The chart-topping songwriter revealed how he lived in Courteney Cox's Malibu beach house rent-free. It is rumored that Sheeran actually set up Cox with her fiancé, Johnny McDaid, of Irish sad-pop band Snow Patrol.

6
Meryl Streep and 50 Cent

Meryl Streep 50 Cent Celebrity Friendships

The two legendary idols sat next to each other while watching the Los Angeles Lakers play New York Knicks. The friendly duo were seen giggling and holding hands throughout the game. "She has such a strong aura," 50 Cent said later, in an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

7
Katy Perry and Neil deGrasse Tyson

Katy Perry Neil deGrasse Tyson Celebrity Friendships

The duo became friends after the astrophysicist guru discovered the pop princess was a fan of his work. As he told Variety, "You can't get higher pop culture currency than Katy Perry."

8
Matt LeBlanc and Emilia Clarke

Matt Leblanc Emilia Clarke Celebrity Friendships

Who knew that Joey Tribbiani and the Mother of Dragons would have so much in common! They appeared on Graham Norton together, and Khaleesi appeared rather smitten with the Friends star.

9
Ellen DeGeneres and Justin Bieber

Ellen Degeneres Justin Bieber Celebrity Friendships

The controversial pop icon is one of Ellen's favorite guests; he's been on her show a whopping twenty-six times. The Twittersphere also enjoys comparing the two, pointing out there rather uncanny similarities—namely in their hairstyles. I mean, they're not wrong!

10
Kim Kardashian and Serena Williams

Serena Williams Kim Kardashian Celebrity Friendships

According to Vogue, Serena and Kim have been friends for over 15 years. Kim was one of the celebrity guests at Williams' star-studded wedding. Both ladies, as it so happens, are also among the 30 Most Powerful Celebrity Siblings.

11
Nick Jonas and Jay Z

Nick Jonas Jay Z Celebrity Friendships

This surprising pair have a very tight friendship. Reportedly, the renowned rapper—and Tidal owner—actually helped Nick Jonas name his album, Last Year Was Complicated.

12
Kris Jenner and Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence Kris Jenner Celebrity Friendships

We already know that J-Law has an obsession with reality television, the Kardashians in particular, but it looks like The Hunger Games star got lucky enough to engage in a very boozy evening with the famous "momager." Oh, and then there's the whole story, via People, of how Jennifer Lawrence ended up naked in Jenner's closet…

13
Jennifer Aniston and Selena Gomez

Jennifer Aniston Selena Gomez Celebrity Friendships

I think everyone can relate to how the singer and the Friends star first bonded: over pizza! Gomez said, "She has a pizza oven. Like, we've made pizzas at her house. She's very cool and very sweet. She kind of gives me a lot of, like, maternal advice."

14
Meryl Streep and J Lo

Jennifer Lopez Meryl Streep Celebrity Friendships

These two powerhouse superstars sat next to each other at the Oscars and clearly that was enough to secure BFF status. J Lo posted a photo and captioned it "MERYL STREEP #oscars #oscarlegend #needsomeofthatoscarjuju lol."

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15
Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill

Brad Pitt Jonah Hill Celebrity Friendships

These two bizarre BFF's aren't the most likely celebrity friendship, but apparently, they have a mutual love of pranks. Pitt has also given Hill weight-loss and dieting advice on occasion. And it's seriously paid off!

16
Helen Mirren and Russell Brand

Russell Brand Helen Mirren Celebrity Friendships

Russell Brand previously said that he and Helen Mirren hit it off while filming scenes together for the 2011 remake (Rotten Tomatoes score: 25 percent) of 1981 comedy classic (88 percent) Arthur, describing their relationship as an "unconsummated love affair."

17
50 Cent and Bette Midler

50 Cent and Bette Midler Celebrity Friendships

The famous rapper met Bette Midler while working for the charity New York Restoration Project, where she couldn't stop gushing about him. "He's one of the newest members of our tribe. He's really made my life worth living."

18
Eminem and Elton John

Eminem Elton John Celebrity Friendships

These two icons go way back! Eminem and pop legend Elton John have been close friends since first coming together for a duet of Eminem's song "Stan" at the 2001 Grammys.

19
Mel B and Kim Kardashian

Mel B Kim Kardashian Celebrity Friendships

Spice Girls meets the Kardashians! These two became close friends after Mel moved to L.A. in 2012. Mel was one of the elite attendees at Kim's wedding to Kris Humphries. She was also invited to Kim's baby shower when she was expecting North West.

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20
Vince Vaughn and Robert Pattinson

Vince Vaughn Robert Pattinson celebrity friendships

This a very odd one. Apparently, these two chaps have been spotted partying together on several occasions. Allegedly, Vince was there for Rob after the Kristen Stewart cheating scandal. For more crazy celebrity facts, check out the 50 Crazy Celebrity Facts You Won't Believe Are True.

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