20 Times Celebrities *Totally* Knew the Paps Were Waiting Outside

Not saying they called them...

image
Getty, design by Dana Tepper

As a famous person, your job description would include looking semi-presentable anytime you step outside, lest the paparazzi catch you unprepared and sell the subsequent photos as evidence of your impending breakdown. Yeah. Here, we track 20 times celebrities took preparation to the extreme, from "impromptu" photo shoots to epic trolling to a *lot* of impractical travel outfits.

1 of 20
<p>Formula: Take one or more famous people. Add some self-awareness, cardboard, and the knowledge that there will be cameras waiting for them when they go outside. Combine. (Example: Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield.)</p>
Getty
The "We'll Use Our Fame for Good"

Formula: Take one or more famous people. Add some self-awareness, cardboard, and the knowledge that there will be cameras waiting for them when they go outside. Combine. (Example: Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield.)

2 of 20
<p>(Part two of the message had links to a few organizations they support.) </p>
Getty
Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield

(Part two of the message had links to a few organizations they support.)

3 of 20
<p>You can't even see his face, but someone still bought this pic. </p>
Getty
Benedict Cumberbatch

You can't even see his face, but someone still bought this pic.

4 of 20
<p>If your relationship isn't documented, did it even happen? Speidi doesn't think so.</p>
Getty
The "We're So in Love"

If your relationship isn't documented, did it even happen? Speidi doesn't think so.

5 of 20
<p>Insert your own dialogue about their future children. </p>
Getty
Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag

Insert your own dialogue about their future children.

6 of 20
<p>#Speidi4ever</p>
Getty
Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag

#Speidi4ever

7 of 20
<p>These are the ones who understand the public's need for pageantry—or some underboob. Repeat offender Jamie Chung, for example, comes armed with props and maybe even a portable wind machine so that a "casual" "stroll" "around her neighborhood" can become a Kohl's ad at less than a moment's notice. </p>
Getty
The "This Old Thing?"

These are the ones who understand the public's need for pageantry—or some underboob. Repeat offender Jamie Chung, for example, comes armed with props and maybe even a portable wind machine so that a "casual" "stroll" "around her neighborhood" can become a Kohl's ad at less than a moment's notice.

8 of 20
<p>As seen here.</p>
Getty
Jamie Chung

As seen here.

9 of 20
<p>You're at the airport, Lady Gaga!</p>
Getty
Lady Gaga

You're at the airport, Lady Gaga!

10 of 20
<p>Here too. </p>
Getty
Lady Gaga

Here too.

11 of 20
<p>Another airport. </p>
Getty
Lady Gaga

Another airport.

12 of 20
<p>And *another* airport. </p>
Getty
Bai Ling

And *another* airport.

13 of 20
<p>Okay, not so terribly outrageous, but when you consider the typical Whole Foods uniform (athleisure), this is kind of a lot. </p>
Getty
Julianne Hough

Okay, not so terribly outrageous, but when you consider the typical Whole Foods uniform (athleisure), this is kind of a lot.

14 of 20
<p>Like a well-rehearsed machine. </p>
Getty
Paris Hilton

Like a well-rehearsed machine.

15 of 20
<p>They know they can't help but have their photos taken, so they might as well have some fun while they're at it. (Here, Jennifer Lawrence demonstrates.)</p>
Getty
The Trolls

They know they can't help but have their photos taken, so they might as well have some fun while they're at it. (Here, Jennifer Lawrence demonstrates.)

16 of 20
<p>Outwardly lighthearted, inwardly a reaction to Delevingne's previous <a href="http://www.marieclaire.com/celebrity/a10762/cara-delevingne-live-tweet-paps/" target="_blank">scary run-ins with the paparazzi</a>. </p>
INF
Cara Delevingne and St. Vincent

Outwardly lighthearted, inwardly a reaction to Delevingne's previous scary run-ins with the paparazzi.

17 of 20
<p>Same. </p>
Splash News
Shia LaBeouf

Same.

18 of 20
<p>Even amongst her peers, this—a full outfit change, makeup, arm-crook bag—is a lot. </p>
Getty
Taylor Swift Leaving the Gym

Even amongst her peers, this—a full outfit change, makeup, arm-crook bag—is Herculean.

19 of 20
<p>See? THEY WERE WAITING. </p>
Getty
Taylor Swift

See? THEY WERE WAITING.

20 of 20
<p>Have you ever considered how difficult it is to put on skinny jeans soon after showering? Taylor did it for you. </p>
Getty
Taylor Swift Again

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to put on skinny jeans soon after showering? Taylor did it for you.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
More From Celebrity