20 Times That Nicolas Cage Was Weirder Than You

In some circles, actor Nicolas Cage can’t do anything right. Despite starring in some of the most famous movies and proving himself as one of the most prolific actors out there, many people don’t take him that seriously. Behind the camera, though, there is a lot more to the actor than meets the eye and if you’re willing to do a little digging, you might be surprised at what you will find. Nicolas Cage is a weird, weird man. Don’t believe us? Take a look at this and then tell us what you think.

He Stole Diapers For Laughs

Whilst filming Raising Arizona, Cage agreed to run down the street waving diapers that he had just stolen from a convenience store. Better yet, he did so whilst wearing panythose on his head, proof that he will do almost anything for his art.

He Fed Drugs To His Cat

When asked by TV host David Letterman if he ever drank beer in high school, the star confessed that he had once found his cat eating a bag of magic mushrooms which had been in his fridge. That must have been one messy night.

He Ate A Live Cockroach On Screen

In Vampire’s Kiss, Cage played the role of a New Yorker who became a vampire. To add reality to the part, he agreed to eat a live cockroach for the camera, a scene which has gone down in cinema’s notorious history.

He Was Waterboarded Whilst Filming

When filming The Croods, Cage was required to scream into a large bucket of water in order to make a specific sound effect. Apparently, the film’s director had to virtually waterboard the star in order to get the sound right, pushing him to edge of his abilities.