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You'd think being one of the world's most famous celebrities would get you access behind any and every closed door imaginable, but you'd be wrong.

Los Angeles' Soho House turns five years old this year, and some members of the private club's management are spilling secret details about who has been allowed in and who hasn't.

"We denied access to every Real Housewife who applied," Tim Geary, the former membership director, told The Hollywood Reporter. And the no's didn't end there…

"Kim Kardashian has unsuccessfully tried numerous times. Kobe Bryant showed up and chose not to join. We didn't let him up. There was debate over Britney Spears. Not sure how that played out. We tried not to give membership to people who would fuel paparazzi or bring press."

Geary continued, "The hardest memberships to deal with, though, were the headmistress of the school you want your kids to get into and the coaches of my sons' baseball and soccer teams."

Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson opened up to the publication about why he loves Soho House, noting that the 360-views are one of the establishment's biggest drawing points.

But the actor admitted that it's ultimately the guarantee of privacy that keeps him coming back for more.

"Often in a conversation at my table at other places, I'm fixated on someone clearly attempt­ing to take a picture of me from somewhere else in the room with their phone," he shared.

"They think they're being subtle, and I'm thinking about how they're going to catch me mid-bite. Here, with the no-camera rule, it's not going to happen."

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