On this Wednesday afternoon, let’s discuss one thing enjoyable: celeb sightings! When have you ever noticed well-known folks out on the planet? Apparently, this week, Timothée Chalamet and Martin Scorsese rode the subway collectively, and other people misplaced their collective minds.
Maureen, our advertising and marketing director, as soon as met Prince Harry (!!!) on a NYC resort roof. “My pal and I have been in our 20s, consuming martinis by the pool,” she advised me. “After I obtained into the pool, he walked over and began chatting with my pal. I used to be awkwardly treading water, attempting to overhear their dialog. She was cool and requested what he was doing that evening, and he stated he was throwing the primary pitch on the Mets recreation.” This is what he seemed like that very evening!
I as soon as noticed Renee Zellweger trying flustered in airport safety; I ordered ice cream (and virtually blacked out) subsequent to Tina Fey in a seashore 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 learning in Rome this summer season, and one night she and her roommate noticed a person strolling a canine who seemed very acquainted. They went up and stated, ‘Excuse us, however you appear 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 pal Jamie Oliver in a cooking retailer right here in Western Australia. Then I noticed that (a) Jamie shouldn’t be really a pal of mine, and (b) I used to be waving to a life-sized cardboard cutout.”
Says Lissa: “A pal of mine and I have been fortunate to fulfill President Obama at a fundraiser, and my pal had her adorably chunky child boy together with her. When the President got here to speak with us, he commented that the infant was so cute and clearly very nicely fed, and my pal 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 automobile window from 30 toes away OMG she is BEAUTIFUL.”
Says Alicia: “One time I used to be crossing the road in Chicago, after I seemed up and noticed William H. Macy strolling in direction of me. We locked eyes and he noticed my excited response. As we obtained nearer, he simply lifted his hand up, and and not using a second thought, I gave him the excessive 5 he was going for. We each stored on strolling and it was the good celeb sighting I’ve ever had.”
Says Dianna: “My pal met Invoice Clinton and when he shook her hand, all she might muster was, ‘your fingers 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 a bit of aggravated, when throughout the crowded gallery I noticed a pair with two children in tow. The mother was carrying a baby like a sack of potatoes, speaking to somebody from the museum, whereas learning a Monet. I noticed 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 after I seemed down at my watch, my mind short-circuited. I stood there, completely nonetheless, looking at my watch for a lot longer than is affordable, simply praying that if I seemed lengthy sufficient, my potential 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 evening.”