Okay, so it's not that crazy to find a picture of a celebrity. Paparazzi love to shoot those. It's also not unexpected for a celebrity to be hanging out with another celeb. Maybe they were dating, maybe they were in the same movie. But it is weird when a famous person is hanging out with another famous person who comes from an entirely different famous world.This list looks at the oddest pairings of famous people. Just some cool people hanging out with each other. Take a look at these classic, rare photos of these awesome people and celebrity odd couples. It really makes you wonder what they were doing together. Why was Charlie Chaplin spending time with Albert Einstein? Why was Pelé in the same room as Sylvester Stallone? How do Redd Foxx and Malcolm X even know each other? Check them and more in this awesome list of odd celebrity pairings.
You might not recognize Charlie Chaplin because he dropped his signature hat and mustache. He didn't do it specifically for the brilliant theoretical physicist, but it seems like Albert Einstein was impressed. Together, the two went on to write some of the most renowned slapstick comedies that were inspired by new trends in theoretical physics.
Age: Died at 88 (1889-1977)
Birthplace: Walworth, Eurasia, United Kingdom, England
Profession: Film Score Composer, Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor, + more
Credits: The Gold Rush, City Lights, Modern Times, The Great Dictator
In 1983, Freddie Mercury recorded some tracks with Michael Jackson that have remained in Queen‘s vault. Word is that drummer Roger Taylor and Brian May have completed them, and the songs will see the light of day, pending approval from Jackson’s estate. Literally, legendary.
Age: Died at 51 (1958-2009)
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America
Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Record producer, Musician, Film Producer, + more
Credits: This Is It, Michael Jackson: Thriller, The Wiz, Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory
A young Bill Clinton shook hands with President John F. Kennedy in 1963. You can tell by the look on Clinton's face that this meeting changed his life. Makes you wonder which young person who shook Clinton's hand will one day become president.
Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas, United States of America
Profession: Statesman, Politician, Author, Lawyer, Teacher
Credits: Fire in the Blood, The Final Days, The Last Party, Of Civil Wrongs & Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story
Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the great heroes of the Civil Rights Movement. Marlon Brando showed his support for the leader by taking part in his March on Washington. In this photo, they are talking about how to spread the message further.
Age: Died at 39 (1929-1968)
Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta
Profession: Civil rights activist, Writer, Minister of religion
Credits: Freedom Writers, I Am Curious (Yellow), The UCLA Dynasty, Pariah