Orange You Glad They're Famous

From "Tanning Mom" Patricia Krentcil to the cast of Jersey Shore, see the stars who have bronzed their way to fame

01 of 08

PATRICIA KRENTCIL

PATRICIA KRENTCIL
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Her overly orange appearance isn't doing any favors for Patricia Krentcil, who pleaded not guilty to charges she brought her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning bed. "They're jealous, they're fat and they're ugly," the New Jersey woman, who was spoofed on SNL, said of her detractors.

02 of 08

GEORGE HAMILTON

GEORGE HAMILTON
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Whether acting on stage or shimmying across the Dancing with the Stars ballroom, the one constant of Hamilton's career has been his trademark tan, which he even climbed onto the ledge of his London hotelroom to obtain. "An old woman looks up and says, 'What's he doing? Is he trying to jump? What are you doing up there?'" he told Reuters. "I thought, 'Why don't you just go away? I'm trying to get a tan.'"

03 of 08

JERSEY SHORE CAST

JERSEY SHORE CAST
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It's nothing but "gym, tan, laundry" for the stars of the MTV reality show, especially when it comes to mom-to-be Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio, who offered to deck out his costar's baby shower with tanning beds. And for herbaby? "Too young to tan," he told PEOPLE. "You gotta be 18. Maybe a spray tan."

04 of 08

MAGDA

MAGDA
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Lucky for actress Lin Shaye, makeup, and not sun exposure, is what helped her go several shades darker to play the leather-faced roommate of Cameron Diaz in 1998's There's Something About Mary.

05 of 08

VALENTINO

VALENTINO
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The man behind the iconic Italian fashion brand is just as well known for his dark-orange hued skin as he is for his iconic designs.

06 of 08

CHERYL BURKE

CHERYL BURKE
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The finishing touch for any ensemble is an added glow according to Burke, who has weekly self-tanning sessions. "I'm obsessed with spray tanning. I'm definitely tan-orexic," she told PEOPLE.

07 of 08

MARIO LOPEZ

MARIO LOPEZ
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Shirtless runs near his California residence help the Extra host maintain his fresh-from-vacation look.

08 of 08

LINDSAY LOHAN & DONATELLA VERSACE

DONATELLA VERSACE
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The starlet shared her love of sunning herself with her fans in 2009, when she created a spray tan line named Seven Nyne. Meanwhile, even at 55, the designer makes no apologies about maintaining her ever-present tan, for which she is often seen sunningherself at the beach.

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