Stars From Meghan Trainor to Sam Smith Reveal Their Worst Holiday Gifts

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Sometimes, it doesn't matter if you're naughty or nice -- Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, and others recall their visits from Bad Santa.

"My dad got me a build-your-own tank when I was 11. I don't think he knew I was gay at that point. I got really upset."
--Sam Smith

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"My brother's T-shirts. His actual T-shirts."
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"My grandma buys a lot of gifts, but gets me the same shampoo each year. I don't like it. Enough with the Black Suede. I'm done with it."
--Michael Clifford, 5 Seconds of Summer

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"My little brother bought me boxers from [her native] Nantucket that I already had a pair of -- but he bought a smaller size so that I was just insecure and pissed."
--Meghan Trainor

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"I have four siblings, and my parents give us all matching pajamas. It's tradition that we wear them on Christmas Eve. But when I was 14, [they] got us onesies. I was like, ‘Hell no.' Half of us were crying."
--Mary Lambert

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"My mom always puts grapefruit in [my] stocking. I like grapefruit, but why put it in a stocking like it's a gift? It's almost as bad as coal."
--Skylar Grey

This article first appeared in the Dec. 13 issue of Billboard.


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