Entertainment Celebrities Reveal What They Hallucinated While Tripping  

Mike Rothschild
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Celebrities like their drugs. And when they do drugs, they have the same hallucinations and psychedelic experiences the rest of us do. Whether it's pot, acid, mushrooms, or more exotic drugs like ayahuasca or ketamine, celebs have tripping stories that range from pleasant hallucinations to horrifying images of death.

Sometimes, the experiences they have are transcendent, like Lindsey Lohan seeing herself reborn, or Brian Wilson's legendary audio hallucinations that helped him craft the music of the Beach Boys. Sometimes, they can be terribly destructive. And then there are the trips that are just too weird to put into words, like Nic Cage thinking his cat was his brother, or Jack Nicholson seeing the face of God.

Here are some of the strangest things celebrities have seen while tripping.
Jack Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Reveal What They Hallucinated While Tripping
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The legendary actor did a huge amount of psychedelics during the '60s and early '70s, and claims he saw nothing less than the Almighty while on drugs. A Nicholson biography quotes the actor as saying he "believed he saw the face of God" the first time he took LSD. Nicholson took everything from acid to large amounts of cocaine, bust started dialing back his use in the '80s.

Age: 81

Birthplace: Neptune City, New Jersey, United States of America

Credits: The Shining, The Departed, As Good as It Gets, Chinatown

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Shia LaBeouf is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Reveal What They Hallucinated While Tripping
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The actor dropped acid to prepare for a role in the film The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman. Naturally, he live tweeted the experience, and among his observations about mayonnaise, Indiana Jones, and wearing multiple watches; LaBeouf had a vivid hallucination of fire coming out of a security guard's head at Walgreens.

Age: 29

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Credits: Transformers, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Fury

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Rachel McAdams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Reveal What They Hallucinated While Tripping
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The actress told a story on Jimmy Kimmel's show about struggling to find something that would help her sleep, and trying a cannabis tincture. Rather than sleep, McAdams claimed she had a bad trip, hallucinating opera singing for hours.

Age: 37

Birthplace: London, Canada

Credits: Midnight in Paris, Sherlock Holmes, Mean Girls, Spotlight

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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Reveal What They Hallucinated While Tripping
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Apparently, Miley Cyrus really likes weed. And she likes weed laced with psychedelics even more, because they make her see cool stuff. As she described to Rolling Stone, "One time I smoked a joint with peyote in it, and I saw a wolf howling at the moon."

Age: 26

Birthplace: Tennessee, Nashville, USA

Credits: Bolt, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, The Last Song, Hannah Montana: The Movie

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