18 Celebrities Who Were Banned from Certain Countries

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It might seem like being a celebrity means that you’re universally loved and adored, but that may not actually be the reality. Some celebrities have learned that the hard way when they’ve found themselves prohibited from entering a foreign country. These actors and musicians may find themselves banned for any number of reasons — their own over-the-top behavior or criminal records, or the country in question’s strict religious laws or political motivations — but whatever the cause, plenty of bigtime stars have had to cancel travel plans and alter tour dates because they were barred. Here are 18 celebrities who have found themselves in some trouble with border patrol.