Perhaps it's a case of a little knowledge being a dangerous thing.At one time, I had a pilot's licence and 160 hours of solo time on single-engine light aircraft.The flight attendant closed the door and before we'd even moved I knew I had to get off the plane, but I gutted it out. The couple's phobia is said to stem from different air incidents they were involved in.
Billy Bob Thornton: Has famously quoted that ""I had one really bad flight where we were caught in an electrical storm.
It was from Toronto to New York, which is an hour flight and it took two hours. We were flying and every once in a while I'd see a field and I'd say, 'Just land it, put it down, put it on the freeway!
Sure, celebrities are pampered and often pretentious.
They separate themselves from common everyday folk by living lives replete with glamour, glitz, fois-gras, red carpets, complementary expensive cheeses, artificial friendships with other famous people, etc and like, such as. While it may seem an unfair advantage has been bestowed upon these people on this journey called life, it might please some readers to know that many celebrities are headcases that take a lot of meds to deal with psychological problems. One of the most common psychological bullies that celebs deal with is the phobia of flying.
I had to come up with a way to deal with it because I didn’t want to have panic attacks every time I get on a plane.
I know for a fact it’s not in my destiny to die listening to a Britney Spears album, so I always put that on in my (headphones) when I’m flying because I know it wont crash if I’ve got Britney on.’"The first thing I did was grab a bottle of vodka and I took a few shots, calming down a little bit...you're flying over the Atlantic and the pilot says we have a problem with one of the engines, we have to turn it off and there's the sound of the engine shutting down, it's a scary sound cause the engine at the time has at 80 percent power so you notice that the plane kind of pulled back a bit..definitely was scary." Kim Jong-il: The North Korean dictator never ever flies in airplanes.So I decided I'd rather travel by sea, and take my chances with the icebergs""I am afraid of aeroplanes.I've been able to avoid flying for some time but, I suppose, if I had to I would."I always get on the plane with my right foot first. I realize with my job that I have to fly so I kind do bite my lip and go for it, but there's always that fear in the back of my mind."I think fear comes from a lack of knowledge as far as…anyway for me, the fact that I don't understand how a 40 ton craft somehow maneuvers itself in the air and I'm 106lb and I can't lift off at any means. They nearly had the handcuffs out at one stage on British Airways."‘I developed that (a fear of flying) when I turned 20.All of a sudden I got really afraid to get on airplanes.A month later, Kate, 33, and Mia were flying from London to Dallas when a passenger claiming to be an Islamic terrorist stood up and screamed: "We're all going to die", forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing to have the man arrested.