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