As anyone who’s ever tried to pass out one of those “Best Friends Forever” necklaces in grade school will tell you, it’s not easy to make friends. Add that to the fact that celebrities have some of the busiest work schedules around and it can make it near impossible. That’s why we love when celebs forge famous friendships, no matter how unexpected they may be.
There are some pairings that make perfect sense. Ones like Katy Perry and Rihanna, who sometimes coordinate their awards show outfits. Or Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez, who are in such a serious relationship that the “Welcome to New York” singer wants Selena to move to The Big Apple with her.
But then, there are the odd couples. Spanning generations, music genres, even international waters, we have know idea what sparked some of these unlikely matches, but have no doubt it was awesome.
Like that old saying goes, these relationships can’t really be understood from the outside, but can’t be explained from the inside either. And yet, they work!
Here are some celeb friendships you probably never knew existed.
Snooki and John McCain
The reality star and former Republican Presidential nominee bonded over opposing President Obama’s tax-hike on tanning back in 2010 (seriously).
Rihanna and Jim Parsons
Britney Spears and Mel Gibson
When the princess of pop had a historically bad year in 2008, Gibson offered up Spears his Costa Rican home for a recuperating escape.
You’ll never guess which actress Clara Delevigne is friends with! Click through to find out.
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