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Published on August 22nd, 2015 | by PEM

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13 Celebs Who Don’t Believe in God

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24:  A general view of atmosphere at Madame Tussauds Hollywood Unveils New Bruce Lee Figure Alongside The Legend's Daughter Shannon Lee, And The Bruce Lee Foundation on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds)

1. Bruce Lee

Lee is opposed to the dogmas of organized religion because he feels it goes against you being able to cultivate your own ways and beliefs.

American writer, actor and film director Woody Allen.   (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

2. Woody Allen

Woody Allen has made his opinion of God very clear in his autobiographical movie, Stardust Memories, saying: “To you, I’m an atheist. To God, I’m the loyal opposition.” And another quote: “Not only is God dead, but just try to find a plumber on weekends.”

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 20:  Alan Cumming attends "The Good Wife" 2nd Season premiere and Season 1 DVD launch party at Gotham Hall on September 20, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

3. Alan Cumming
Quote straight from Alan: ” I’m completely atheist. I don’t hold any beliefs about God and stuff. And I can’t do the church thing.”

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 23: Actor Hugh Laurie attends the announcement of the creation of exclusive ''House-ism'' t-shirts to benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness on The 20th Century Fox Lot on April 23, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images)

4. Hugh Laurie

Hugh confirmed his atheism and said: “I don’t believe in God. But I have this idea that if there were a God, or destiny of some kind looking down on us, that if he saw you taking anything for granted, he’d take it away.”

HOLLYWOOD - MARCH 05:  ***EMBARGOED FROM INTERNET AND ONLINE USAGE UNTIL CONCLUSION OF OSCAR BROADCAST***   Actor Jack Nicholson presents Best Picture Award on stage during the 78th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on March 5, 2006 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

5. Jack Nicholson

Nicholson said: “I don’t believe in God now,” but “I can still work up an envy for someone who has a faith. I can see how that could be a deeply soothing experience.”

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08:  Keira Knightley attends the opening night gala screening of "The Imitation Game" during the 58th BFI London Film Festival at Odeon Leicester Square on October 8, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for BFI)

6. Keira Knightley
In 2012, Keira was quoted saying: “If only I wasn’t an atheist, I could get away with anything. You’d just ask for forgiveness and then you’d be forgiven. It sounds much better than having to live with guilt.”

LAS VEGAS - MARCH 25:  Film director James Cameron speaks during a round-table discussion at the International CTIA Wireless 2010 convention at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 25, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CTIA is the international association for the wireless telecommunications industry.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

7. James Cameron

Cameron, who was raised in a Protestant household, famously stated: “I’ve sworn off agnosticism, which I now call cowardly atheism.” He even produced a documentary film entitled The Lost Tomb of Jesus in an attempt to prove that Jesus was actually just an ordinary human.

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 11:  Actress Angelina Jolie leaves Lancaster House after attending the G8 Foreign Minsters' conference on April 11, 2013 in London, England. G8 Foreign Ministers are holding a two day meeting where they will discuss the situation in the Middle East; including Syria and Iran, security and stability across North and West Africa, Democratic People's Republic of Korea and climate change. British Foreign Secretary William Hague will also highlight five key policy priorities.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

8. Angelina Jolie
Jolie: “There doesn’t need to be a God for me. There’s something in people that’s spiritual, that’s godlike. I don’t feel like doing things just because people say things, but I also don’t really know if its better to just not believe anything, either.”

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - NOVEMBER 13:  Brad Pitt attends the 'Fury' Press Conference at Conrad Hotel on November 13, 2014 in Seoul, South Korea.  (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

9. Brad Pitt

Brad’s views are close in line with his wife’s, and Brad revealed that he considers himself 20% atheist, and 80% agnostic which actually sounds like 100% agnostic.

PASADENA, CA - APRIL 18: Comedienne Kathy Griffin arrives at the NBCUniversal summer press day held at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on April 18, 2012 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

10. Kathy Griffin

During her acceptance speech at the Emmy’s, the comedian let everyone know: “A lot of people come up here and they thank Jesus for this award. I want you to know that no one had less to do with this award than Jesus. He didn’t help me a bit. … So all I can say is suck it, Jesus. This award is my god now.”

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20:  Daniel Radcliffe attends the UK Premiere of "Horns" at Odeon West End on October 20, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

11. Daniel Radcliffe

Radcliffe made a bold statement about his beliefs to Esquire saying: “I’m an atheist, but I’m very relaxed about it. I don’t preach my atheism, but I have a huge amount of respect for people like Richard Dawkins who do.”

HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 11:  Actor Morgan Freeman arrives at a special screening of Summit Entertainment's 'RED' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on October 11, 2010 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

12. Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman has definitely done his research considering he’s played the character of God several times on screen. When asked if he thought God was an invention, he responded with: “Yes. Has anybody ever seen hard evidence? What we get is theories from our earlier prophets. Now, people who think that God invented us think that the Earth cant be more than 6,000 years old. So I guess its a question of belief.”

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13. Lance Armstrong
Lance believes that if there was a body or presence standing there to judge him, he hopes that he would be judged on whether he lived a true life, not whether he believed in a certain book, or whether he’d been baptized.


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