There are real people out there who view their birthdays not simply as a date they have to list on government forms or an excuse to see friends and family—some people see their birthdays as an opportunity to bend the world to their will. Turning "birthDAYS" into "birth MONTHS," or demanding they take precedence over everything and everyone else, there are some true "Birthdayzillas" out there.
A Reddit thread asked, "What is the most entitled birthday behavior you’ve encountered?"
Here's the best of the worst.
"An ex who threw a fit and sulked because his mum (a community lead midwife, so very busy) was working on his birthday and wouldn’t be around to bake him a cake on the actual day. Her offering to bake one on her next day off wasn’t good enough because 'clearly I don’t mean anything to her otherwise she’d take the day off.'