On this Wednesday afternoon, let’s discuss one thing enjoyable: celeb sightings! When have you ever noticed well-known folks out on this planet? Apparently, this week, Timothée Chalamet and Martin Scorsese rode the subway collectively, and other people misplaced their collective minds.
Maureen, our advertising director, as soon as met Prince Harry (!!!) on a NYC lodge roof. “My buddy and I had been in our 20s, consuming martinis by the pool,” she informed me. “After I obtained into the pool, he walked over and began chatting with my buddy. I used to be awkwardly treading water, making an attempt to overhear their dialog. She was cool and requested what he was doing that night time, and he stated he was throwing the primary pitch on the Mets sport.” This is what he regarded like that very night time!
I as soon as noticed Renee Zellweger wanting flustered in airport safety; I ordered ice cream (and virtually blacked out) subsequent to Tina Fey in a seaside city years in the past; I sat close to Natalie Portman and Gael García Bernal on a date at a teeny sushi spot within the East Village; and in Paris final February I stood behind Laura Dern in line on the grocery retailer. I’m positive there have been others, however I can by no means keep in mind them!
Listed below are some humorous reader tales:
Says Annie: “My daughter was finding out in Rome this summer season, and one night she and her roommate noticed a person strolling a canine who regarded very acquainted. They went up and stated, ‘Excuse us, however you seem like Ted Danson,’ to which he replied, ‘I really feel like Ted Danson.’” Reader, it was Ted Danson.
Says Tracey: “I waved to my good buddy Jamie Oliver in a cooking retailer right here in Western Australia. Then I spotted that (a) Jamie just isn’t really a buddy of mine, and (b) I used to be waving to a life-sized cardboard cutout.”
Says Lissa: “A buddy of mine and I had been fortunate to fulfill President Obama at a fundraiser, and my buddy had her adorably chunky child boy together with her. When the President got here to talk with us, he commented that the child was so cute and clearly very effectively fed, and my buddy blurted out, ‘Nicely, he’s quick,’ as if she needed to clarify away his chubby child rolls.”
Says Lindsay: “I as soon as noticed the Obamas drive via New York Metropolis, and even via a automotive window from 30 toes away OMG she is BEAUTIFUL.”
Says Alicia: “One time I used to be crossing the road in Chicago, once I regarded up and noticed William H. Macy strolling in the direction of me. We locked eyes and he noticed my excited response. As we obtained nearer, he simply lifted his hand up, and with no second thought, I gave him the excessive 5 he was going for. We each stored on strolling and it was the best celeb sighting I’ve ever had.”
Says Dianna: “My buddy met Invoice Clinton and when he shook her hand, all she might muster was, ‘your palms are so heat.’ So cringey!”
Says Julie: “I used to be on trip in Paris with my household. My youngest was six and was whining on the Orsay museum. I used to be slightly aggravated, when throughout the crowded gallery I noticed a pair with two youngsters in tow. The mother was carrying a baby like a sack of potatoes, speaking to somebody from the museum, whereas finding out a Monet. I spotted it was Cate Blanchett.”
Says Jennifer: “After I was 16, I labored at a marina and Catherine O’Hara would typically pull up in her pontoon boat at nightfall. One night, she requested me for the time, however once I regarded down at my watch, my mind short-circuited. I stood there, completely nonetheless, watching my watch for a lot longer than is affordable, simply praying that if I regarded lengthy sufficient, my capability to learn the time would return. Giving in, however refusing to make eye contact, I lastly whispered, ‘…I don’t know.’ She very gently responded, ‘It’s okay,’ then elegantly floated off into the night time.”
And, in fact, my buddy Alison met Ethan Hawke and had essentially the most awkward trade of all time.
What would you add? I’d love to listen to, only for enjoyable…