It seems that many of Hollywood’s finest have had run-ins of some kind with spirits from the other side of the veil. Are they as attracted to these celebrities as we living humans? It would seem so.
In this Examiner’s past experience writing countless ghost stories, people all over the world have come forward to share their experiences. However when a more high profile person relates such a tale, we tend to take it more seriously.
Although it might have been considered taboo some years ago, many celebrities now admit to having these types of encounters. Most recently in the news singer Lady Gaga revealed that a ghost named Ryan follows her as she tours. In an article for Britain's Daily Star, a source said Gaga is “pretty terrified by this spirit but more than anything, he’s annoying her as he won’t leave her alone.” Although this spirit has not been violet, the source said the singer is “freaked out by his presence.
Matthew McConaughey, who starred in the film Ghosts of Girlfriends Past has also had a run-in with a real ghost. According to an article on The Daily Traveler, McConaughey was so upset by a ghost he called “Madame Blue” haunting his Hollywood home that one night, he ran after it naked with a baseball bat.
Other celebrities who claim to have seen ghosts include Dan Akroyd of Ghost Busters fame. He believes his mansion, which was once owned by the Mamas and the Pappas is haunted by singer, ‘Mama’ Cass Elliot a rotund woman in life, whom Akroyd said moves his jewelry, plays with his weight room equipment and on one occasion, even crawled into bed with him.
Sandra Bullock was filming a sci-fi thriller in London, England called Gravity when she realized that a ghost was sharing the building where she was staying. The site was formerly a church. It is noted in an Examiner.com article dated June 2011, that she became so concerned about the nightly presence keeping her up at night that she asked her producers to investigate the building.
On Betty Confidential, it states that Kate Hudson had a ghostly encounter while filming Skeleton Key. Hudson revealed that she has seen a faceless ghost “more times than she can count.” The actress also noted that she had seen her grandmother’s spirit.
There are many more such stories being shared across the Internet perhaps showing that those in the afterlife really do enjoy hanging around the stars. However, it is more likely the case that these famous people just happened to be at the right place at the right time to have a ghostly experience.