7. Jessica Simpson “Dessert Treats” Cosmetics
Okay, so yes, these were cosmetics. But they were a little more unusual than the average celebrity cosmetic line. Why? Because they were edible. However, as is to be expected, they seem to have gone the way of all things—which, of course, left Jessica free to come up with new products like hair extensions and denim. Woop de doo.
8. Justin Bieber Nail Polish
Yes, this is yet another celeb cosmetic line—but when you think of Justin Bieber, is the first thing that pops into your head really “nail polish?” Yeah, me neither. Regardless, though, it happened: The Biebs teamed up with Nicole by OPI in 2010 for his nail polish line, One Less Lonely Girl (named, of course, after his song). The line was available exclusively at Walmart. What I want to know is, did anyone actually buy it? Because OPI’s polishes seem like they’re geared towards a slightly… older crowd than the average tweenie-bopper Bieber fan.
9. Carlos Santana Shoes
These are not unlike the Justin Bieber nail polish. Santana? Ladies’ shoes? What? How did that happen? In what world does it make sense? These are still alive and well, and oddly… they’re not bad. Actually, they’re pretty hot. I can’t even begin to wrap my brain around this.
10. Sylvester Stallone High Protein Pudding
I don’t even know what this is. Furthermore, I’m not sure I WANT to know what it is.
11. Hulk Hogan “Pastamania”
Since one of the most common weird celeb product categories is foodstuffs, it’s only fitting that Hulk Hogan would have had his very own canned pasta during his height in the ‘90s—and yes, they were essentially, Hulk Hogan SpaghettiO’s. Not only that, but there was a corresponding restaurant as well. Hulk Hogan’s Pastamania was pretty short lived, but that hasn’t stopped him from creating an energy drink… and a hamburger… and a chicken sandwich… and…
12. Mr. T “Flavorwave Turbo Oven”
At first, I was convinced that this was an attempt at a more masculine version of the Easy Bake Oven. Then I realized that this already exists, and that it is called the Creepy Crawlers Bug Maker (ah, memories!). My next assumption was that it’s something kind of like the Foreman grill. This was closer to the mark, but also wrong. In actuality, it appears to be some sort tabletop oven-y thing that claims to “turbo cook all your favorite foods up to three times faster” than a regular oven. It probably also pities the fool. Or something.
Lucia Peters is BettyConfidential’s associate editor.