They may be walking the red carpets, promoting films across the globe and donning designer duds, but (believe it or not) celebrities are just like us. And these photos prove it.

From Natalie Portman losing control of her grocery cart to Britney Spears shopping at Target, here are some snaps that perfectly demonstrate why stars are normal people. Well, normal-ish.

They drive themselves places.

robert pattinson

They go to a crowded nail salon to get a mani/pedi.


They pump their own gas.

liam hemsworth

They enjoy an ice cold beer.

brad pitt

They take their kids to the park.

ali larter

They eat pizza and drink Coca-Cola.

dakota fanning

They shop at Target.


They don't mind sharing some PDA.

olivia jason

They eat ice cream.

kim kanye

They LOVE Starbucks.

jennifer garner

They hail their own cabs.

olivia munn

They enjoy fast food sometimes.

nick jonas

They ride bikes.

goldie hawn

They wear flip-flops.

eva longoria

They go for runs ... in public.

julianne hough

They use the drive-thru.

miley cyrus

They wear Converse sneakers.

kristen stewart

They do their own grocery shopping.

heidi klum

And lose control of their shopping carts every now and then.

natalie portman

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  • Alex Rodriguez is seen paying at the parking meter before entering a gym on in Miami Beach, Florida. When Rodriguez noticed awaiting photographers, he quickly hid behind the meter. (INF)

  • Lindsay Lohan tries to keep a low profile as her new assistant drives her home from Chateau Marmont. (Pacific Coast News)

  • Shia LaBeouf tries to hide his identity by wearing a paper bag mask and plastic bag over his wrist cast as he takes a stroll with a friend in Glendale. Shia forgets to hide his right wrist tattoo. (WENN)

  • Dustin Hoffman was spotted out walking in Brentwood, Calif., and playfully pretending to hide from photographers behind a mailbox. (Splash)

  • Justin Bieber attends the Xbox 360 event at the Fantasy Factory in LA. The suddenly shy tween pop idol tried to hide behind a copy of game Halo Reach as he left the event. (Pacific Coast News)

  • Mary-Kate Olsen finds a novel use for two coffee shop drinks! The former child star hid behind an iced coffee and a hot drink as she headed out in the East Village of New York City. (Pacific Coast News)

  • LeAnn Rimes tries to hide as she arrives at Los Angeles International Airport with husband Eddie Cibrian. (Bauer Griffin)

  • Isla Fisher hides behind her baby Elula's stroller as the mother-daughter duo enjoy a stroll in NYC. (Pacific Coast News)

  • Gwen Stefani hides as she leaves a nail salon with an assistant and her son Kingston. Just like his mom, Kingston also hides but not before reliably informing the photographer "No pictures today Mister!" (Bauer Griffin)

  • Brian Austin Green hides behind his coffee cup upon leaving the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. (Bauer Griffin)

  • Lily Allen hides behind her passport after arriving at the Kings Cross St. Pancras train station from Paris. (Bauer Griffin)

  • Jessica Alba and her man, Cash Warren, sneak a kiss behind a magazine in Santa Monica. (Fame Pictures)

  • Katy Perry is sighted at the Miami International Airport on July 31, 2009 in Miami, Fla. (WireImage)

  • Tough guy Colin Farrell sneaks out of a yoga studio in Los Angeles, where the yoga mat-toting Farrell jumped into his car right after his workout. (Fame Pictures)

  • Kim Kardashian uses her Balenciaga motorcycle bag to shield herself from the paparazzi snapping a photo of her makeup-free face after leaving the Boom Boom & Beyond Salon. (Bauergriffinonline)

  • Lindsay Lohan goes to great lengths to cover herself from cameras at Los Angeles International Airport. (Bauergriffinonline)

  • Nicole Richie's jean jacket helps her hide as she leaves the gym. (Bauergriffinonline)

  • Rumer Willis plays peek-a-boo, hiding under the oversized collar of her coat as she leaves the Westside Theater. (Bauergriffinonline)

  • Lindsay Lohan draws more attention to herself by trying to hide behind an untitled script.