Celebrities Are Attempting Marie Kondo’s Organizing Method—With Mixed Results

Hey, at least they're trying.


When Marie Kondo's Netflix show dropped on the very first day of 2019, all of our New Years' Resolutions suddenly revolved around organizing our cluttered homes—and stat. Although the best-selling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up was re-released in English back in 2014, the KonMari method was given new life thanks to the streaming service and the pressure of the new year, new me mindset.

As we know, celebs are just like us, and they want to tidy up their homes every once in a while—but they definitely need help doing it. With Marie's method and her inspiring new show, celebrities are—er, attempting—to spark joy in their lives. Below we've listed the stars who have embraced the KonMari method—or at least trying.

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1 Katie Couric
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I visited @katiecouric's closet for a tidying session! It was so much fun – read the article from the link in bio! You can also listen to our conversation at her podcast, Katie Couric.⠀ ⠀ #konmari #konmari method #sparkjoy #organizetheworld #closet #tidy #declutter

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Even everyone's favorite journalist needs help tidying up her walk-in closet. Although she called herself a "hot mess," Katie used the KonMari pending box to organize some of her possessions she wasn't quite ready to say goodbye to.

2 Emily Schuman
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Are you struggling with komono at home? Learn how @emilyschuman of @shopcupcakesandcashmere and I tackled some of her toughest miscellaneous items. Watch our tidying adventure on my new blog, All Things KonMari'd! Link in profile☝️

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Founder of famous lifestyle blog Cupcakes and Cashmere, Emily Schuman gets tons of deliveries each week that tend to pile up in a catch-all area. Marie helped her decide what to keep.

3 Hasan Minhaj
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@patriotact star, @hasanminhaj, was a very good tidying student...but did he master folding a onesie? You’ll have to watch! Link to full video in profile☝️

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In her Netflix show, Marie helped Hasan Minhaj tidy up his home and allowed him to see what sparked joy—even if it's 50 identical pens.

4 Stephen Colbert
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I’m back in New York and on the @colbertlateshow tonight! We had so much fun – follow @konmari.co for behind the scenes Instagram stories! - - - - - #stephencolbert #colbert #wheninnewyork #behindthescenes #onset #bts #onlocation

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Although Stephen Colbert wasn't at home during his KonMari session, the method can be applied anywhere that can hold clutter—even a studio desk. At least now we know the two things that spark the late night host's joy the most: bourbon and Cinnabon.

5 Ellen Degeneres & Ellie Kemper

Ellen and Ellie learn the art of figuring out what sparks joy from Marie herself—although we're not too sure if their sock-folding game is that strong yet.

6 Jennifer Garner
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@mariekondo—I’m all about it. #doubloonssparkjoy #junkdrawer🙅🏻‍♀️ #canyoucomeover😬

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Marie, if you're reading this...Jennifer Garner needs your help ASAP!

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