They’re worth millions, but some stars can’t help but pinch pennies
Even when Lindsay Lohan was making millions, she did so much “shopping” at swag suites that she was eventually permanently banned by several high-end brands. In addition, a source says she was fond of selling her comped designer duds online after she’d worn them.
With six mouths to feed, Angelina Jolie does her best to scrimp and save on food bills. The star took daughters Shiloh and Vivienne to a Target in the city’s Eagle Rock neighborhood in August in the hope of chowing down on the chain’s $2.50 hot dog–and-soda combo.
Kristen Stewart is a regular at H Coffee House in L.A.’s Los Feliz ’hood, “But she only ever tips, like, $1,” says the spy. “She’s a lovely person to talk to, but she never reaches into her pocket for her server. It’s weird.”
Lady Gaga keeps her purse strings pulled tight — and she doesn’t care who knows it! “Why do people look at me like I’m crazy when I use coupons at grocery or try bargaining at retail?” She once tweeted. “I’m from New York! Where is the sale rack!?”
Instead of dropping a fortune on extravagant trips, yachts and jets, Russell Crowe spends most of his time holed up on his farm in Australia, riding a tractor. “He dodders around in filthy jeans and tattered tees all the time,” says an Aussie spy.
“I stock up on stir-fry kits and Amy’s meatless burgers,” Carrie Underwood has said, adding that she collects coupons but always forgets to take them to the store.
An insider reveals that every few months, Orlando Bloom goes to an Audi dealership to pick up a new ride… and when he returns the cars, they’re scratched and nicked! Even worse, word is that Orlando never offers to pay for the necessary repairs.