Ten Celebrities Who Are Afraid of Flying

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  • R. Kelly
  • Fat Joe
  • DJ Khaled
  • Royce White
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Travis Barker
  • Sandra Bullock
  • KRS-One

R. Kelly

Just because some stars can afford private jets, we wouldn't exactly call them jet-setters. These celebs regularly forego planes for trains and automobiles to deal with their fears of flight.

It took an un-missable opportunity for self-proclaimed "aerophobe" R. Kelly to overcome his mile-high jitters. The R&B legend, who was known to avoid trans-atlantic flights, took a chance when he was offered a chance to meet Nelson Mandela. "South Africa cured my fear of flying," he proclaimed.

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