14 Celebrity Meltdowns Caught on Tape (VIDEOS)

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14 Celebrity Meltdowns Caught on Tape (VIDEOS)

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14 Celebrity Meltdowns Caught on Tape (VIDEOS)

Celebrity meltdowns are YouTube gold, to the chagrin of these Hollywood stars. From on-set tantrums to profanity-laden phone calls, these are the low points they’ll never be able to live down.

Check out the videos here to see A-list celebs at their angriest, weirdest, and/or most offensive.

14 Celebrity Meltdowns Caught on Tape (VIDEOS)
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1. Billie Joe Armstrong

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1. Billie Joe Armstrong

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This Green Day frontman cursed out organizers at the 2012 iHeartRadio music festival when they gave him a one-minute warning to finish his set.

"You're kidding me!” he yelled. “I'm not f—king Justin Bieber, you motherf—kers. Let me show you what one minute f—king means.”

Two days later, the band announced Billie Joe was seeking treatment for a substance abuse problem.

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2. Charlie Sheen

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2. Charlie Sheen

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Amid his feud with Warner Bros. and Two and a Half Men boss Chuck Lorre in 2011, this actor took his wackiness to the press — saying he’s a “warlock” with “Adonis DNA” and “tiger blood” across multiple interviews.

“I’m tired of pretending like I'm not a total bitchin’ rock star from Mars,” he told TODAY. “You can’t process me with a normal brain.”

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3. Mel Gibson

3. Mel Gibson

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Amid this Oscar-winning director’s 2010 breakup with his girlfriend of the time, Russian singer Oksana Grigorieva, audio tapes of their phone conversations found their way to the Internet and tarnished his reputation as a leading man.

He drops the n-word if one of the most damning recordings, telling her, “You look like a f—king bitch in heat, and if you get raped by a pack of n—rs it’ll be your fault. All right? Because you provoked it.”

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4. Teresa Giudice

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4. Teresa Giudice

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In perhaps the most memorable moment in Real Housewives history, this New Jersey housewife ended an argument with co-star Danielle Staub in 2009’s Season 1 finale by calling her a “prostitution whore” and almost flipping over the dinner table.

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5. Christian Bale

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5. Christian Bale

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If you can remember an English voice yelling “Oh, good for you!” you’ve probably heard the audio of this actor’s 2008 freakout on the set of Terminator: Salvation, when the director of photography disrupted his concentration.

“What the f—k is it with you?” he yelled at the guy. “What don't you f—king understand? You got any f—king idea about, hey, it's f—king distracting having somebody walking up … in the middle of the f—king scene? Give me a f—king answer! What don't you get about it?”

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6. Britney Spears

6. Britney Spears

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2007 was a particularly rough year for Brit Brit, and no images of her downward spiral are more indelible than the paparazzi footage of her shaving her own head and then attacking a photographer’s car with an umbrella.

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7. Alec Baldwin

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7. Alec Baldwin

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This 30 Rock star left a nasty voicemail for his then-11-year-old daughter, Ireland, in 2007 — calling her a “rude, thoughtless little pig” for not answering his phone calls and threatening to “straighten [her] ass out” to “really make sure [she gets] it.”

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8. David O. Russell

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8. David O. Russell

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In 2007, the world got a glance of how this director of American Hustle and Joy interacts with his actors when his argument with Lily Tomlin on the set of I ♥ Huckabees reached YouTube.

“I'm trying to help you figure out the fucking picture, okay, bitch? I’m not here to be f—king yelled at,” he screamed at her.

“I worked on this f—king thing for three f—king years [not] to have some f—king c—t yell at me in front of the whole crew.”

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9. David Hasselhoff

9. David Hasselhoff

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This Baywatch star became a national laughingstock in 2007 — when video emerged of him drunk and shirtless, eating a hamburger off the floor, and talking about his loneliness.

Turns out, his daughters filmed the video to inspire him to get help battling his alcoholism.

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10. Michael Richards

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10. Michael Richards

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Performing stand-up at the Laugh Factory in 2006, this Seinfeld actor called an audience member the n-word over and over again.

He even referenced lynching, saying “50 years ago, we’d have you upside down with a f—king fork up your ass.”

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11. Mariah Carey

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11. Mariah Carey

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The Elusive Chanteuse seemed a little more elusive than usual when she crashed a 2001 episode of Total Request Live, behaving erratically and handing out popsicles from a cart. She was hospitalized for exhaustion shortly thereafter.

“[Mariah] just hasn’t been herself for a little while, and it just caught up with her,” spokesperson Cindi Berger told The Washington Post when asked about the TRL appearance.

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12. Bill O’Reilly

12. Bill O’Reilly

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Back when this guy was an Inside Edition host and not a disgraced Fox News host, he couldn’t understand his cue to introduce a Sting clip to play the episode out.

After a string of failed takes reading from the teleprompter, he started screaming at his crew members, “We’ll do it live! We’ll do it live! F—k it! Do it live!”

Footage of that tantrum finally hit the web in 2008.

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13. Vanilla Ice

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13. Vanilla Ice

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Vanilla certainly seemed like a good sport when he appeared on 25 Lame — a 1999 MTV special about the worst-ever music videos, his “Ice Ice Baby” vid included.

But when he was asked to destroy the videotape with a baseball bat, he smashed up the entire set.

Co-host Jon Stewart suffered a cut on his hand from flying debris, and fellow emcee Janeane Garofalo told Entertainment Weekly she was “genuinely afraid.”

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14. Björk

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14. Björk

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Never, ever say “Welcome to Bangkok” to Björk. That’s what a British reporter learned in 1996 when the Icelandic singer responded to her greeting with punches and hair-pulling.

Björk’s record company claimed that reporter had been harassing her for four days.

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Celebrity meltdowns are YouTube gold, to the chagrin of these Hollywood stars. From on-set tantrums to profanity-laden phone calls, these are the low points they’ll never be able to live down.

Check out the videos here to see A-list celebs at their angriest, weirdest, and/or most offensive.