the famous germaphobe game show host, who has a sign on his Web site showing a slash through a handshake.
“Well, I’m not so much a germophobe exactly,” Mandel replied without a trace of anxiety. “What I have is OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). It’s true that I won’t shake hands. I also have a lot of rituals. I do wash my hands repeatedly. And what I do in my life to deal with it, I’m able to make fun of in my comedy act. I’m also surrounded by great people and a great family who have helped me through, and combined with therapy it’s helped make me a highly functioning person with OCD. But not a lot of people are as lucky as me.”
Donald Trump : “The Donald” detailed his hatred of handshaking in his 1997 book, “Trump: The Art of the Comeback.”
Beck has mentioned several times on his radio and television show that he is a germaphobe.
Diaz told Time magazine that she opens doors with her elbows.