We all like to fantasize that we know our favorite stars and historical figures, but the truth is, they often have sides to their personalities or pieces of their past that none of us — their humble admirers — would guess at.
It’s in this spirit that we present to you a gallery of images of celebrities that completely change the way you think of them.
Ever wonder what Zooey Deschanel would look like without bangs? Or if Joseph Stalin could score any Russian babe he wanted? Wonder no more!
Scroll through the slides above to see the entire gallery.