What Are Phobias?
Simply put, phobias are just irrational fears. When someone will go to great lengths to avoid an area or object because they have such a great fear of it, that is a phobia. Many of these objects or areas have no reason to be feared. This lens is not about the obvious fears people have like spiders or heights, this is about some pretty "irrational" and admittingly funny fears. Hope you get a couple laughs out of it!
Phobophobia - Irrational Fear of Fears and Phobias
Fear of Bald People
Reasons for People to Fear Baldness
Reasons for People to Embrace Baldness
Reasons to not be Scared of Clowns
Reasons to be scared of Clowns
John Wayne Gacy
"Pennywise" The Clown from the movie "It"
The Poltergeist Clown
Zombie clown (Zombieland)
The Joker (Batman)
The Klowns (Killer Klowns From Outer Space)
Krusty (The Simpsons)
Sweet Tooth (Twisted Metal series)
No wonder everyone is scared of clowns! There aren't any nice ones!
"Something about the painted face, the fake smile, there always seemed to be a darkness lurking just under the surface, a potential for real evil." ~Johnny Depp
Reasons to be Scared of Boogers
Fear of Beards
Reasons to Love Beards!
Reasons to be Scared of Beards
Osama Bin Laden
Fear of Bowel Movements
Will leave this one well enough alone.
Funny Phobia Videos
Fear of Garlic
Good things about Garlic
Scares off Vampires
Reasons to Fear Garlic
Poison for Dogs
Fear of Numbers
Tetraphobia - Fear of the number 4
Chronophobia- Fear of time
Chronomentrophobia- Fear of clocks
Chrometophobia- Fear of money
Phobia Poll Module
Which phobia do you have?
Fear of Sourness
Sourness Fears I Can Understand
Sourness Wonderfulness that there is No Excuse For Fearing!
Sour Patch Kids
Those fake plastic lemon and lime containers that let you squirt the juice in your mouth! Yeah! Remember those?
Celebrity Phobias - What Do Famous People Fear?
Alfred Hitchcock had Ovophobia, the fear of eggs. While he was filming the Birds, actress Susan Pleshette was scolded by Hitchcock's assistant. saying 'Don't put your cigarette out in your eggs, He hates eggs, he hates cigarettes, and frankly, he hates you.' "
Christina Ricci has Botanophobia, the fear of indoor houseplants She says, "They are dirty," she said. "If I have to touch one, after already being repulsed by the fact that there is a plant indoors, then it just freaks me out."
Billie Bob Thorton has Panophobia, the fear of antique furniture. "Maybe it's a past-life thing and I got beat to death with some old chair," Thornton told Oprah Winfrey. "I don't really know. But anyway, I'm totally serious. And I can't eat around antiques."
Orlando Bloom has swinophobia, the fear if pigs, while Lyle Lovett has Bovinophobia, the fear of cows.
Nicole Kidman fears butterflies or Mottephobia.
Ironically, Carmen Electra, who starred in "Baywatch" has Hyelophobia the faer of water because she can't swim.
Just as ironic, Sarah Michelle Gellar has Coimetrophobia or a phobia of graveyards so they had to make fake one for her Vampire Slayer sets
And while we're on irony Jennifer Love Hewitt of "The Ghost Whisperer," is afraid of the dark (Achluophobia) and monsters (Teratophobia) under the bed.
Matthew McConaughey is scared of revolving doors.
The celebrity with the most fears is Woody Allen, who fears insects, bright colors, sunshine, dogs, deer, children, heights, small rooms, crowds, cancer and anywhere except Manhattan.