With more than 700 million visitors over the past half century, Disneyland is bound to get a few bad apples every once in awhile.
- Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt were thrown out of Disneyland in 1983 for violating the park’s dress code,
The E Street entourage was “unceremoniously thrown out of Disneyland for refusing to remove our bandanas,”
Disney security was worried Springsteen and Van Zandt would be misidentified as gang members if they didn’t remove their bandanas.
“We’re out of here!” Springsteen recalled shouting. “We’re going to Knott’s Berry Farm!” But the E Street gang couldn’t get into Knott’s either — for the same reason.
2. Gossip Girl” star Blake Lively.
Lively and her brother tried to enter Disneyland with a transferred re-entry stamp.
“You get a stamp when you leave the park,” Lively said. “If you spray hairspray on it, you can transfer them to someone else’s hand.”
The siblings were caught and detained by Disney security.
3. Former U.S. president Barack Obama was kicked out of Disneyland as a student at Occidental College for smoking in a gondola on the Skyway attraction.
4. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev was barred from Disneyland in 1959 for security reasons before he even had a chance to step foot in the Happiest Place on Earth during a visit to the United States.
5. Pop singer and former Disney star Christina Aguilera hurled profanities at Mickey Mouse.
“Mean Girls” actress and former Disney star Lindsay Lohan and her guests engaged in “very inappropriate behavior”.
5. “Spider-Man” star Andrew Garfield spent his 29th birthday munching on pot brownies at Disneyland, “I’m probably banned … forever,” he joked to E!
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