“I’m eating a lot of stuff that I ate in my childhood. Kraft Mac n’ Cheese, Pop Tarts, Cap’n Crunch. Everything’s filled with sugar,” Simpson told Extra! when she was pregnant with her first child, Maxwell Drew. Wow, no all-you-can-eat melon cravings for Simpson? How outrageous for a celebrity.... But wait, she did crave cantaloupe. "But I put salt all over it," she told People. "I can eat a whole cantaloupe in one morning." Gotta love her. Click on for more outrageous celebrity pregnancy cravings!Photo: Stoianov/FameFlynet
When Halle Berry was pregnant with her first child, Nahla, Gabriel Aubry (her boyfriend at the time, and Nahla's father), shared her outrageous pregnancy cravings. "She does crave pickles," he told People, ". . . salt and pickles."
To be sure, there's nothing so outrageous about pickle cravings. But, Halle craved pickles so much, she'd drink pepperoncini juice. "I just eat [pepperoncinis] out of the jar," she told The Insider, "and then drink the juice." YUM?!
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Britney Spears reportedly craved dirt when she was pregnant with her boys — also Cheetos and fried chicken. Apparently, this is a legit medical disorder, called "Pica," most often diagnosed in children and pregnant women.
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While pregnant with her second child, Catherine Zeta-Jones craved (ready for it?) Marmite — an extremely salty, sticky yeast extract spread. "I'm craving Marmite which I think is delicious, but Michael [Douglas] thinks it's disgusting" she said. "It's a British thing. I've had it with everything."
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First it was the lavender biscuits, and now everyone's talking about the Duchess of Cambridge's curry cravings! Yes, according to Us Weekly, she's been loving homemade Indian dishes made by Hash Shingadia, whose husband owns a store near the Middletons' home. The Duchess noted the "delicious" smell one day when Shingadia was cooking above the store, and they offered her the curry to take home. She's been a regular customer ever since. Neat, huh?
The Duchess has enjoyed an array of Shingadia's curries. Last month, she took home a dish (for two!) of the mild vegetarian curry (potatoes, lentils, peas, cauliflower and spinach) with some rice and naan bread.
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When Mariah Carey was pregnant with twins Moroccan and Monroe, she had some pretty wild cravings. "The thing that we would always share together would be Big Gulps Slurpees from 7-Eleven," hubby Nick Cannon says in an interview with Barbara Walters. "The cherry, the red flavour," Carey adds.
But that's not all. Carey also craved...candy apples! "Early on, I had a candied apple thing," she says. But, Cannon laughs, "Where am I supposed to find candied apples at 2 a.m.?" To solve the problem, Cannon actually bought store-bought candy coating, and made the candy apples himself! Funny. Can you imagine?!
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Like many ultra-slim celeb moms, Jessica Alba says her stand-out pregnancy craving was fruit. But, the degree to which she craved her favourite fruit is pretty outrageous. "I dream about watermelon. I'm serious!" she told Latina Magazine, when she was pregnant with her second daughter, Haven. "I will go crazy, I'll turn into someone psychotic. Like if you don't give me my watermelon right now, it's bad for you."
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"My most intense craving was a waffle with butter and syrup," Kourtney Kardashian tweets. "Weirdest maybe a relish and mayo sandwich, but only once thank god!"
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