9 Celebrities Who Are Actually Real-Life Superheroes (PHOTOS)

Lisa Fogarty | Feb 27, 2014 Celebrities
9 Celebrities Who Are Actually Real-Life Superheroes (PHOTOS)

While everyone in Internet Land assumed yesterday that Katy Perry was having the worst day ever -- considering her rumored split with fiance John Mayer -- it turns out the strong singer so wasn't nursing a pint of ice cream on her couch: she was helping to bring a new life into the world!

Katy revealed on her Twitter account that she has what it takes to make it as a midwife: "Finally you can add 'helps delivers babies in living rooms' to my resume! It's been a miracle of a day...Auntie Katy aka Stylist Auntie." Holy awesomeness, Katy helped deliver a baby at someone's home! It's still unknown whose baby she helped deliver -- her sister has been pregnant, so it's quite possible she is literally an Auntie. What is super-clear: the girl is out there making things happen in this world and helping others. And the same can be said about these celebrities, who have all lent their superhero powers to the planet at one point or another.


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  • Jennifer Lawrence Saves a Woman's Life


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    While walking her dog outside of her apartment building, Jennifer Lawrence noticed a woman collapse to the ground. She and another bystander ran over to her to see what they could do before calling an ambulance. You kind of expect bigwig celebs to step over people in need, so it's nice to know J-Law is nothing like that.

  • Ryan Gosling Proves He Can Save Us While Looking Hot


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    It would so be worth almost getting hit by a moving vehicle to have Ryan Gosling save your life. According to one British woman who was vacationing in New York City, the actor grabbed her as she was crossing the street in traffic and pulled her to the curb seconds before she would have been run over by a taxi cab. Swooon.

  • Kate Winslet Helps 90-Year-Old Escape Fire


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    There's something so inherently compassionate and maternal about Kate Winslet that it really doesn't surprise you to learn she helped carry Richard Branson's 90-year-old mom out of a burning house! Bet she didn't spend one minute afterward bragging or even thinking twice about her heroic actions.

  • Ryan Kwanten Helped When No One Else Would


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    While everyone else ignored the sight of a bloody man on the street, True Blood's Ryan Kwanten stopped and jumped out of his car when he saw him, pulled him over to the side of the road, and waited with him until paramedics arrived on the scene.

  • Mila Kunis Can Handle a Crisis


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    When a man working at her house collapsed to the ground while suffering a seizure, Mila Kunis ran to his aid -- turning his head to the side and staying with him while a friend called an ambulance. Beautiful and courageous!

  • Patrick Dempsey Pulls Teen Driver Out of Wrecked Car


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    Patrick Dempsey, aka 'McDreamy' on Grey's Anatomy, rescued a teen driver from his totalled car by prying open the door with a crowbar. The teen suffered a concussion but was okay -- thanks to the actor.

  • Zoe Saldana Doesn't Flee When Others Need Her


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    After witnessing a car crash, Zoe Saldana jumped out of her own car and rushed to the scene. She helped a woman get safely out of her wrecked car and to the curb, then called 911 and stayed with her until paramedics arrived.

  • Justin Bieber Is an Angel to Girl With Cancer


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    Justin Bieber isn't a bad egg, despite all the negative attention he has brought upon himself as of late. Just a few years ago, after learning 6-year-old Avalanna Routh, who suffered from an incurable cancer, was in love with him, he flew her and her mother out to New York to celebrate Valentine's Day with him. They played games and ate cupcakes together. Sadly, the beautiful child lost her life to the disease, but it's heartening to know Bieber brought her many smiles and joy.

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