ByElle McFarlane, writer at
'There's always someone younger and hungrier coming down the stairs after you.'
Elle McFarlane

You know what they say, old habits die hard, and we are not talking Bruce Willis style. We are all entitled to our vices be it chocolate, wine or trawling through K-Stew's Instagram late at night but these celebrities manage to indulge in their dark side with a certain finesse that most of us mere mortals can only dream of.

Prone to intense pressure and stress, not to mention the need to suppress their appetites, the stars of Hollywood often succumb to the smokey allure of a cigarette or three. Below is a list of the most smokin’ smoking celebs currently lighting up our bigs screens in more ways than one.

1. Selena Gomez

Even saintly Selena admits to lighting up now and again thanks to the stresses of being a pop icon.

Hayden Panettiere

Having just left rehab, smoking is clearly one addiction The Nashville star can't give up.

2. Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen

NYC's fashion darlings are a picture of urban chic as they light up the sidewalk.

3. Lana Del Ray

Lana's such a smoking pro, she doesn't even need to look at it to know where it is.

4. Lindsay Lohan


Li-Lo proving she can multi-task by both smoking and preventing an imminent wardrobe malfunction at the same time.

5. The Kardashian Klan + Cohort

Khloe, Kourtney, Kim and their bud Malika — true to form — take the super-size-me route.

6. Jennifer Lawrence

J-Law suppresses her appetite in a different, duller, kind of 'Hunger Games.'

7. Joseph Gorden Levitt

JGL prefers to smoke his cigarettes with a good dose of healthy sea air.

8. Rosie Huntington Whiteley

Rosie, the epitome of smokin'

9. Prince Harry

Oh Harry! What would your Grandmother say!?

10. Drake

Drake, doing things....his own way.

11. Kristen Stewart

K-Stew manages to make even the most intimidating glaring side-eye smokingly sexy.

12. Lady Gaga

What else are convertibles for if not to smoke excessively whilst cruising?

13. Amber Heard

Amber prefers to light her cigars with a match whilst wearing a pink tutu, apparently. You do you, babes.

14. Miley Cyrus

Miley showing us what's good.

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15. Justin Bieber

The Biebz no longer worries about damaging his precious baby-voice as he's all man now.

16. Rihanna

RiRi manages to smoke even with the most majestically long nails

17. Katy Perry

Perry (and exquisite shades) partake in a little nicotine inhalation.

18. Britney Spears

Brit's a slave 4 the nicotine rush.

19. Kylie Jenner

Although we cannot actually see any cigarette in this photo, we assume Kylie doesn't have the ability to spontaneously exude smoke on demand.

20. Mila Kunis

Mila's gym pants and cigarette somewhat canceling each other out.

21. Jaden Smith

Jaden completing the 'London look' with what appears to be a cigarillo.

22. Zayn Malik

A lumberjack-styled Zayn steps out to light up.

23. Scarlett Johansen

We see you Scar-Jo.

24. Adele

Adele nailing the pensive, smokey, black and white photoshoot.

25. Kate Moss

It remains to be seen whether 'nothing tastes as good as skinny feels' as a result of Kate having smoked away a good deal of her own tastebuds.

26. Jay-Z

Jay-Z's got the moves, even when it comes to puffing down a cigar with choreographed style.

27. James Franco

Well, I've heard smoking is a laxative, but this is something else.

28. Leo Dicaprio

For every cigarette Leo smokes, he frees a wild dove. *Swoon.*

29. Kiera Knightly

Keira; a testimony to the fact you can still smoke a fat cigar and remain effortlessly elegant

30. Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten has a puff in-between takes.

31. Naomi Campbell

Naomi is so talented, she can light her cigarette with just her thumb.

32. Shia LaBeouf

Shia does what he does best, and contemplates life over a cigarette.

33. Taylor Swift

Taylor smoking either the biggest cigarette known to man, or revealing herself to be the true mother of dragons.

34. Winona Ryder

Proving that you can be both a wino, and a smoker, forever.

35. Norman Reedus

Because sometimes, fighting of a zombie apocalypse of walkers can get a little stressful.

36. Cameron Diaz

We're not sure that Charlie would approve, but Cameron's clearly relishing that cheeky rollie.

37. Alexa Chung

In this stunning feat of multi-tasking, Alexa Chung manages to pose, take a selfie and smoke a cigarette all in one moment!

38. Rita Ora

Remember Rita, the Daily Mail is always watching. Especially if you're wearing a 'racy sheer top.'

39. Seth Rogan & James Franco

Think there might be a little more than just tobacco in those roll-ups.

40. Jessica Chastain

Jessica smoking with all the grace of a Hollywood A-lister.

41. Frances Bean Cobain

Well, when you come from a dynasty of grunge royalty, it seems that nicotine (or heroine) is in your blood from birth.

42. Jennifer Aniston

I think we can forgive the world's most cherished 'girl next door' a cheeky fag in between takes.

43. Jack Nicholson

The king of cool doing what he does best, and looking cool.

44. Juliet Simms

Oof, that can't be good for your vocal chords Juliet!

45. Liv Tyler

Liv proving she's a master at the art of multi-tasking, and underwear choice.

Do these smokin' celebs make smoking sexy, or are they setting a devilishly bad example?


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