Our strongest counter argument for celebrities being “just like us” is also the simplest: If you pay someone to hold your umbrella for you, we probably don’t have a lot in common.
That being said, we’re not sure we’d say no to a professional umbrella holder (is that their job title?) if one were offered.
The phenomenon is pretty hilarious. Can you imagine a situation in which you’re loaded down and it’s raining hard enough that you’re rendered both unable to hold your own umbrella and desperate enough to hire someone to do it for you?? Of course, most of the stars aren’t actually carrying anything.
Scroll down below to see 21 of your faves combating the elements with a little bit of hired help.