A Server’s Nightmare: These Rich Celebs Are The Worst Tippers

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Being a star is a pretty good job that pays really well. But even celebrities get hungry now and then. When the average person heads out to a restaurant, a 15% gratuity is about the norm. But, for people in the public eye, a little more is expected. Unfortunately, these cheapskates (Like Madonna here, who once left a $15 tip on a $400 tab) seemed to have skipped that lesson. Here are some of the most notorious tightwads in show biz.
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Mick Jagger

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Mick Jagger

Waiters have learned to keep Jagger’s tab under $80 if they expect a tip, as he likes to leave just a C-note for anything over that amount.
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Mariah Carey

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Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey is notorious for airdropping into expensive restaurants with a massive entourage and bailing out without ever leaving a tip at all.
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Duane ‘The Rock’ Johnson

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Duane ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Duane “The Rock” Johnson likes to ask eateries to open up early to accommodate him and his posse. And, the rumor is, he never leaves a dime. Can you smell what ‘The Rock’ is cooking?
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Usher

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Usher

Despite all that extra Bieber cash piling up, word is Usher tries to palm off autographs instead of a tip. That is, when he isn’t letting somebody else pay the tab altogether.
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Jeremy Piven

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Jeremy Piven

Despite a show biz background stretching back to the cradle, Jeremy Piven has yet to learn the ways of the Big Spender, often “forgetting” to leave a tip on hefty tabs run up by his “Entourage.”
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Bill Cosby

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Bill Cosby

Long before all the nasty rumors about Spanish Fly started to leak, Bill Cosby was known as a terrible tipper, often leaving just the change in his pocket.
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Sean Penn

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Sean Penn

Sean Penn passes himself off as a crusader for the Common Man. But, when it comes to leaving a tip on a $400 tab, he’s suddenly a member of the Working Poor himself.
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Ludacris

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Ludacris

Ludacris has a reputation for showing up with as many as 40 members of his posse. After all that extra work, wait staff can only expect a 10% tip. Oh well, that’s better than nothing…
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Rachael Ray

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Rachael Ray

For a star who’s been on both sides of the table, Rachel Ray is known for being exceptionally stingy, usually only leaving about a 10% tip on whatever tab she runs up outside the studio kitchen.
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Michael Moore

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Michael Moore

Making millions exposing the greed and avarice of his targets, it’s surprising to learn how cheap Michael Moore is. Rumors are, he leaves less than 5% tips on average. Sicko?
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P. Diddy

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P. Diddy

What is with these skinflint rappers? Millionaires all, they seem to follow the P. Diddy mold, who thinks his autograph is worth much more than a 15% gratuity. That’s if he even pays the tab at all…
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Britney Spears

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Britney Spears

In her Bad Girl days, Britney Spears couldn’t shake her trailer trash roots, even stiffing a waiter who crossed the street for a cup of Joe. But, now, as an Artist In Residence along the Vegas Strip, we hear she’s changed her ways. So, there is hope…
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