We treat them like they're better than us, like they deserve to be elevated above the rest of us scum. And this is probably because we know that the second they do something wrong, we're going to tear them apart with our teeth and fingers, in order to feel slightly better about our own misery. Celebrities... they're basically free-range pigs, see. They live a life of pampered luxury... but there's still a butcher's hook waiting with their name on it.
Still. Who wouldn't pass up an opportunity to spend time in the company of their favourite famous dude? Or - failing that - some of their stuff? Here are fifteen bizarre items of celebrity memorabilia that actually got put up for auction.
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