There was a con man in India, who repeatedly sold the Taj Mahal, the Indian parliament and various other heritage sites. He was sentenced to 113 years but managed to escape prison 9 times, last when he was 84 years old.
Eminem was offered the lead role in the 2013 sci-fi movie, Elysium. He was interested but he turned it down due to one major condition not being met: Elysium would have to be shot in his hometown, Detroit.
Choco Pies are banned in North Korea because they were getting too popular, and Kim Jung-un feared they would cause an uprising. Because of this, South Korea packed many Choco Pies in balloons and sent them over the boarder to North Korea.