12 Famous Best Friends
By Shayna Spero
July 31, 2019
At times, being in the spotlight can get tough. With constant rumors of co-stars and collaborators not getting along, these celebs are lucky to have their BFFs to keep them grounded. Whether they are sharing the stage, cheering each other on at award shows, vacationing together or just grabbing coffee, these celebs have undeniable chemistry. From Sophie and Maisie, who met on set to Rihanna and Melissa, who has been around since the beginning, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite celebrity pairings for National Girlfriends Day. Keep scrolling to check them out!
1. Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez
Although Taylor lives between different states and Selena calls Orange County home, the pair always prioritize spending time with each other when they know they'll be in the same city. While Selena was seeking treatment for her mental health, she often leaned on Taylor for moral support.
2. Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner
Maisie and Sophie both got their big break starring as sisters Anya and Sansa Stark on Game of Thrones and over the years, brought that sisterhood off set. The two are hilarious and have undeniable chemistry when doing interviews together and will often give each other messages of support on social media.
3. Rihanna and Melissa Forde
Rihanna and Melissa have been BFFs since childhood. No matter how famous Rih-Rih got, she continued to hold Melissa's hand down red carpets and kept her by her side at many events.
4. Millie Bobby Brown and Maddie Zeigler
Maddie and Millie have been close friends for a few years and are very supportive of each other. "She's always cheering me on in every single thing that I do. We have the best friendship, and she's probably the funniest friend I know. She always makes me laugh 'til I pee my pants," Maddie told Popsugar.
5. Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams
The former Destiny’s Child bandmates have remained close throughout the years. Beyonce even shared the Coachella stage with them during her headlining set in 2018. DC may be over, but their bond stays the same.
6. Chrissy Teigen and Kim Kardashian West
Chrissy and Kim became pals after meeting on a double date in 2010. Almost a decade later and these two are still going strong, sharing family moments together and still going on double dates, but now with their musician husbands.
7. Kylie Jenner and Anastasia Karanikolaou (Stassibaby)
Since the end of Kylie and Jordyn Woods' high-profile friendship, Stassi and Kylie have been seen a lot more together. You may be surprised to know that the makeup mogul and model are actually long time friends and even lived together at one point. Kylie once told Teen Vogue that Stassi was "the most consistent and loyal friend in her life."
8. Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini
J Lo and Leah met through the singer's ex-husband, Marc Anthony, over ten years ago and have been inseparable since. Last year, the BFFs played best friends in Second Act, the first time they've worked together on a movie.
9. Lea Michele and Emma Roberts
Although the characters they played on Scream Queens were frenemies, Lea and Emma couldn't be closer off set. Soon after Lea's now-husband Zandy Reich popped the big question, the singer FaceTimed Roberts to share the big news.
10. Ashley Tisdale and Vanessa Hudgens
The High School Musical stars met on set in 2004. Over a decade later, they continue to do life together as best friends, taking tropical vacations together and appearing as bridesmaids in their mutual friends' wedding this summer.
11. Mary J. Blige and Taraji P. Henson
These BFFs became friends working on the set of I Can Do Bad All By Myself after a less than favorable first impression years prior. At 2017's Women in Music event, the Empire actress presented Mary J. Blige with the "Icon" honor.
12. Miley Cyrus and Lesley Patterson
These two have been besties since they were little. She is the "best friend, Lesley" that Miley name drops in her song "See You Again".
13. Katy Perry and Allison Williams
"My now husband is very close with a girl named Sophia who introduced us to Katy a couple of years ago, and we just clicked. She’s the coolest," Allison said of the Never Really Over singer on Watch What Happens Live.
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