10 Of The Strangest Pre-Show Rituals Your Favorite Performers Do

If you insist on knocking on the outside of the plane before you board it, or if you won’t wear red on the day of a big presentation, you’ll have something in common with these megastars. Celebrity performers are often on stage in front of tens of thousands of people, and understandably, that can come with a lot of nerves no matter how many times they do it. Over time, many of these performers develop pre-show rituals whether out of, habit, superstition, or both. Here are ten of the most interesting pre-show rituals your favorite performers do.

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper insists on eating Skittles and watching Kung-Fu movies before he performs.

Chris Martin

The Coldplay frontman says he needs to brush his teeth before he takes the stage or he just doesn’t feel right about it.