20 Outrageous Diva Demands — The Weeknd, Mariah Carey, & More (PHOTOS)

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20 Outrageous Diva Demands — The Weeknd, Mariah Carey, & More (PHOTOS)

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20 Outrageous Diva Demands — The Weeknd, Mariah Carey, & More (PHOTOS)

Beyoncé added power to the word "diva" in her 2009 hit song — defining it as the “female version of a hustler.” But the following stars, both male and female, have a tendency to go a bit overboard with their star status (ahem, Mariah Carey).

From police escorts to pristine toilet seats, these celebs hold their surroundings to a higher standard than one might consider reasonable.

Check out the photo gallery to read about some of showbiz's most notorious divas and their craziest demands.

20 Outrageous Diva Demands — The Weeknd, Mariah Carey, & More (PHOTOS)
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Fifth Harmony

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Before this fivesome’s behind-the-scenes meltdown, the girl group had pretty reasonable food requests for their tour stops — chips, oatmeal, salmon, toast, yogurt — but member Normani Kordei does have one bizarre demand.

“I love applesauce,” she tells Digital Spy. “I have an addiction — I don’t know what it is, but I just love the texture of it. It reminds me of baby food. Not that I like to eat baby food!”

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Lindsay Lohan

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Popular Russian talk show Pust govoryat wanted a sit-down with Lindsay to talk about her failed relationship with Egor Tarabasov, but the former child star sent back a long list of demands, as TMZ reports.

Apparently LiLo wanted a private jet with a hairstylist, a makeup artist, and a manicurist onboard.

The celeb redhead also wanted a 1-year Russian visa, a Ritz-Carlton penthouse suite, and a meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

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Jonathan Cheban

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Kim Kardashian’s BFF made life a living hell for Celebrity Big Brother producers, as one source tells Daily Mail.

“Jonathan’s diva demands are off the scale,” the tattler says. “For the launch show, he requested that he be driven to the eye in a black Rolls-Royce.

"And he also demanded that he could order in food from restaurants Roka, Nobu, Zuma, and Mandarin Oriental. All of this after he was flown over by show producers in a private jet from the States! They’re the biggest demands Celebrity Big Brother has ever encountered.”

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Jessie J

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If Aussie tabloid Woman’s Day is to be believed, this “Bang Bang” singer’s demands are the “biggest problem” for producers of Australia’s The Voice.

Apparently, Jessie rejected homes in which Leonardo DiCaprio and Hugh Jackman lived.

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Jay-Z

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Was Bey’s “Diva” song about her hubby?

TMZ claims Hova demands there be no vacuuming around his dressing room, requests for concert tickets to “avoid embarrassment,” allows no sharp corners or uncovered electrical outlets in the room (for Blue’s sake).

OK, not so bad — at least not as bad as his Watch the Throne collaborator…

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Kanye West

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TMZ also says Yeezy demands cylindrical vases— none of that cubical nonsense — and a Genelecs 1031 speaker that was discontinued a decade ago.

Good luck with that, mortals!

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Christina Aguilera

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During her heyday, Xtina’s contract rider demanded items like Flintstones vitamins, Oreo cookies, soy cheese… and a police escort to route her car through any potential traffic delays.

Because, obviously, no diva should have to endure the utter agony of a red light.

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Selena Gomez

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This “Good For You” songstress’s demands, if the rumors are true, have been motivated by something different: heartbreak.

A report from Hollywood Life says Selena spent her whole March 2014 Adidas Neo commercial shoot in breakup mode after splitting from Justin Bieber (again) and banned the name “Justin” from being said on-set.

It’s a pretty common name, so a few crew members reportedly had to go by a different name for a while.

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Lady Gaga

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From “a mannequin with puffy pink pubic hair” to 28 bottles of water at room temperature and 28 cold bottle, Mother Monster’s requests run the gamut from totally bizarre to oddly specific, Celebuzz reports.

But what else can you expect from someone who looks at raw meat and sees formalwear?

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Katy Perry

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This “Roar” star’s backstage dream suite includes “two cream-colored egg chairs, one of which should have a footstool,” as well as a refrigerator with a glass door, according to The Smoking Gun.

The “Wide Awake” singer is also firmly anti-carnation. “ABSOLUTELY NO CARNATIONS,” her rider specifies.

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Beyonce

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While Queen Bey’s camp denies them, rumors abounded about her rider for her Mrs. Carter Tour. A source told the Daily Star about her alleged list of demands, including:

All crew members have to wear 100 percent cotton.

Alkaline water must be chilled to 21 degrees and served with $900 titanium straws.

Bathrooms must have new toilet seats and red toilet paper at every venue.

Hand-carved ice balls should be made after each show to cool her throat.

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Madonna

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This "Vogue" singer is the Queen of Pop, so it’s only fitting she would demand her very own throne while on tour. 

Madge requires a brand new toilet seat at every show, in addition to dozens of white roses and candles to protect from “negative glances and mean-spiritedness.” the Daily Mail reports. 

Perhaps even more shocking is Madonna’s request to ban air conditioning in every venue to protect her vocal chords. Fans who flocked to see her Confessions World Tour in London in 2006 began fainting as temps inside the arena hit the 90-degree mark.

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Kris Jenner

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This Kardashian matriarch tried to play the celebrity card to bypass ordinary people — you know, us mere commoners — while waiting in line for an iPhone 5 at an Apple Store in Los Angeles, reports Radar Online.

Rebuffed by the managers, Kris sent her assistant on the fool’s errand anyway. Guards keeping order among the throngs of Apple devotees simply told the gofer to get in line.

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Tom Cruise

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While touring the Adriatic Sea in his luxury yacht, the Jack Reacher leading man stopped in the port of Kotor and asked the manager of the five-star Forza Mare to clear out the 10-room boutique hotel so that he could spend quality solo time with his dinner, Brit publication The Sun reports.

The manager balked at the request — and rightly so — so a disgruntled Tom had a seafood spread delivered to his yacht instead.

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Jennifer Lopez

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According to Perez Hilton, J.Lo’s demands have skyrocketed throughout her career.

At the 2010 American Music Awards, the former American Idol judge demanded a custom-fitted ferry — complete with faux leather seats, a champagne fridge, and a pair of diamond-encrusted headphones — to usher her from Cannes to Monaco.

(But seriously, guys, she’s still Jenny from the block.)

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Mariah Carey

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While the Grammy-winning diva certainly has the pipes and resume to back up the title — she holds the record for most No. 1 singles by a female recording artist — does Mariah’s Billboard status justify her outrageous demands?

For example, reports surfaced around 2009 claiming she wanted 20 white kittens and 100 white doves to be released while she turned on Christmas lights at Westfield London Shopping Centre.

FYI: the request was denied.

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Justin Bieber

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Thanks to TMZ, we’ve seen scans of the “Sorry” singer’s photo shoot rider — the contract that photographers have to sign before the Biebs will even set his precious foot in your studio. Some requests:

Herbal tea, deli meats, veggies, Swedish Fish, and Ritz Bits (in both cheese and peanut butter varieties).

No Selena Gomez music! Apparently someone’s still a little sore about that on-again, off-again romance...

The most ridiculous of them all: no speaking directly to Justin Bieber. Which we imagine makes photoshoots take forever.

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Justin Bieber (again)

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Indian journalist Arjun S. Ravi leaked what is purported to be Justin's rider for his upcoming tour of India — a rider that demands that "top culinary experts" prepare five dishes for the Biebs every day, all of which will be renamed after his "popular songs."

Other highlights: Justin wants an "Indian yoga casket," a masseuse, three floors of hotel rooms, a Jacuzzi, glass-doored refrigerators, a ping-pong table, and pairs of socks in only extra-small or large sizes. He also wants ten luxury sedans, two buses, a private jet, and a helicopter to be waiting on standby.

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You might think a "Do Not Disturb" sign would suffice, but Steve Harvey really doesn't want employees knocking on his dressing room door. 

The talk show host allegedly sent out the above memo to his staff ahead of the fifth season of his show while it was still based in Chicago.

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The Weeknd

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The Canadian crooner was rumoured to have had a huge 100" TV screen shipped into his compound before a show. As a huge fan of video games, this meant he could relax and play Mario Kart on the massive television before his set.

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Beyoncé added power to the word "diva" in her 2009 hit song — defining it as the “female version of a hustler.” But the following stars, both male and female, have a tendency to go a bit overboard with their star status (ahem, Mariah Carey).

From police escorts to pristine toilet seats, these celebs hold their surroundings to a higher standard than one might consider reasonable.

Check out the photo gallery to read about some of showbiz's most notorious divas and their craziest demands.