Published On: Sep 08 2011 10:51:36 AM CDTUpdated On: Feb 23 2011 12:00:00 AM CST
Beyonce is currently on a world tour and a supposed tour rider has leaked revealing some pretty interesting demands, including Alkaline water, which must be chilled to 21 degrees and served with $900 titanium straws and bathrooms with new toilet seats and red toilet paper at every venue. Check out these other odd requests from famous musicians and performing artists.
The Smoking Gun has gathered backstage requests for all your favorite artists. Here's a taste. Aretha Franklin asks for canapes and ginger ale when she's on tour.
Billy Joel must have "Twizzlers" red licorice and popcorn with a salt shaker.
Britney Spears asks for General Foods International Coffees in Suisse Mocha and French Vanilla, along with a bag of Cool Ranch Doritos and a red tin of Altoids when she's on tour.
Bruce Springsteen gets organic with his request for six Stoneyfield yogurts, any flavor but lemon, and wild oats for his backstage dressing room.
Eminem gets some comfort foods when he's on the road. He requires hot cereal, either grits or oatmeal while touring.
Eric Clapton's band likes to goof around, which is why he must have a lockable room for the band's foosball table.
The Rolling Stones take a bit of heritage on the road. They must have access to a television channel featuring cricket games and seven separate floral arrangements backstage.
Marilyn Manson asks for Haribo gummi bears, no other brand will do. He also must have a can of Campbell's chicken with white and wild rice soup.
The members of Van Halen must have 40 "man-sized" sandwiches and a tray of assorted cheese including jack, muenster, cheddar and brie.
Paul McCartney won't allow animal products into his dressing room. All furniture must be free of animal skins, or even faux animal print. All catering must be free of meat and meat products.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers (bassist Flea pictured) ask for a small bowl of whole unpitted dates, figs and raw unsalted cashews, along with a small piece of ginger root.
Ted Nugent asks for Slim Fast drinks in chocolate and tropical fruit flavors and a box of "man-sized" tissues.
Christina Aguilera requests Flintstones vitamins and a bottle of echinacea capsules.
John Mayer asks for two tubes of crazy glue and two boxes of Orbitz peppermint or spearmint sugar-free chewing gum.
Snoop Dogg asks for ice cream, sherbet, jello, cake and pie, alongside a menu of fried foods.
The Ventura County Public Health Department announced a Salmonella Paratyphi outbreak on Monday. 18 cases have already been confirmed in Southern California with one case in Santa Barbara County and four in Ventura County. 7 other cases are from out-of-state, most of whom had travel to Southern California.
Community West Bank is rolling out its annual "Spring Shred It" campaign. The bank kicked off its free document shredding event in Santa Maria on Monday, and will be doing the same at its other branches in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties until Thursday.