Never meet your heroes. People often only get one chance to meet their celebrity idols and, sadly, if they don't get it right the first time, they must simply live with that awkward memory seared into their brain for the rest of their lives. At least they'll be in good company: @rachyymarshall recently asked Twitter "what is the stupidest thing you've said to a celebrity?" and the number of cringeworthy responses was astounding.
what is the stupidest thing you've said to a celebrity? https://t.co/5OEoQI5YdO— ʀᴀᴄʜ 🌟 (@ʀᴀᴄʜ 🌟)1541529749.0
i once told gaga she looked like MARY antoinette (i meant marie) https://t.co/gs6KcSWjRm— ʀᴀᴄʜ 🌟 (@ʀᴀᴄʜ 🌟)1541637268.0
i ran into brendon urie at disneyland and accidentally called him sir. i did the same with mick fleetwood at a harr… https://t.co/16hPWBKRBU— 🦋 𝐚 𝐲 𝐚 🌈 (@🦋 𝐚 𝐲 𝐚 🌈)1541636088.0
“this is gonna sound crazy....but are you debby ryan?” to debby ryans face https://t.co/cUR7Ann1SD— 🏳️🌈 (@🏳️🌈)1541699374.0
The level of awkwardness in some of these posts is too much to handle.
Matt Damon asked if I was okay as I struggled to put my suitcase in the overhead compartment (he and his whole fami… https://t.co/InN8yOJgex— Paaaaige!?!! Omg i’m so glad to finally meet you (@Paaaaige!?!! Omg i’m so glad to finally meet you)1541699714.0
*sees hayley kiyoko in the car next to me on the way to demi lovato’s concert* me: HAYLEY! HI! her: hi!! how are yo… https://t.co/ijyUbbLsPn— dom. (@dom.)1541700570.0
charli xcx: “what’s your name?” me: “carly” charli: “how’s it spelled?” me: “like rae jepsen” charli: *crickets* https://t.co/MK1nPVA0yq— car (@car)1541635401.0
i told katya she was the reason i dropped out of college https://t.co/wRSqXMH5LM— natatouille mctasteful (@natatouille mctasteful)1541636366.0
i told halsey i worry about her https://t.co/jSzbAaxvh4— chris (@chris)1541634339.0
What were these people thinking?
When i told the whole band of 5SOS their dog died, watched them freak out and then to find out afterwards that the… https://t.co/PKfcLwdHZr— grace (@grace)1541634346.0
i asked brendon urie when the last time he ate chicken nuggets was https://t.co/ob6KLA2ggr— H (@H)1541635948.0
i invited taylor swift to thanksgiving at my house and she laughed in my face https://t.co/SC8GknPO9o— emma I’m so proud of you (@emma I’m so proud of you)1541640134.0
Jessie Ware said she worried about my bank account and I said “thanks me too” https://t.co/20ilstw72r— Hana (@Hana)1541636575.0
PLEASE...MAKE IT STOP.
I told trixie I thought Jeffrey dahmer was a famous western celebrity. https://t.co/VvTBNEDF9D— cಠ_ಠli (@cಠ_ಠli)1541636512.0
after my shawn m&g I was walking out of the area and I was going the wrong way and so he said “this way sweetie” an… https://t.co/EmBWPTLEZa— Grace (@Grace)1541640444.0
I told @Harry_Styles he should start a winery called Sign of the Vines. https://t.co/O3lqLw5fKP— Grace (@Grace)1541642083.0
After already spending like 4 hours in Taylor Swift’s house I asked her if she was a hologram https://t.co/nhroDVk9TZ— Megan 🍩 (@Megan 🍩)1541643304.0
If the universe is merciful, none of these celebrities remember their interactions.
Justin Bieber said “hey love how are you” and I said “you look like a wax figure” https://t.co/zGzpTWdNid— kaliye (@kaliye)1541643395.0
at the vmas when i said “kylie can i get a picture” to hailey baldwin https://t.co/sAgCW93iCF— 🥰 (@🥰)1541644723.0
I gave taylor swift’s mom a FIDGET SPINNER https://t.co/NVmCviyhcm— emily taucher (@emily taucher)1541653209.0
Honestly, Taylor should have loved this joke:
the first thing i said when i met taylor was "OMG where did your legs go!?!?!" bc she was wearing camo pants https://t.co/alwCri7LME— e m i l y (@e m i l y)1541681906.0
i have a kidney stone but you’re a really good songwriter https://t.co/5OcdbBPZun— mk (@mk)1541686241.0
when camila cabello asked me what my name was and i said “floor” and she looked down at the floor and i said “no no… https://t.co/vjGxEvQkIB— floor ◟̽◞̽ (@floor ◟̽◞̽)1541694593.0
Do DMs count? If so, I once mistakenly DMed Rihanna tips on folding laundry... Needless to say I was left on read.… https://t.co/jc13rZZats— Varini🐍⛰ (@Varini🐍⛰)1541697178.0
For celebrities, strange encounters like these are probably common.
I told daniel radcliffe he was a wizard and he looked at me disappointedly https://t.co/82bkaSaWnb— Izzy💫 (@Izzy💫)1541697532.0
@rachyymarshall me: my name is emma dua: ok? should we take a picture?— emma ✨ (@emma ✨)1541588340.0
Alcohol likely played a role in some of these as well...
@rachyymarshall Was smashed off my face and told David Tennant it was my birthday about 10 times in the space of 20… https://t.co/NswbcvxZcw— Lauren ✨ (@Lauren ✨)1541548863.0
@rachyymarshall "Have you had a little drink tonight?" "Yeah a little bit" "Hmm a 'little bit' " Dragged to FILTH… https://t.co/pWOEey6myU— Lauren ✨ (@Lauren ✨)1541668882.0
@rachyymarshall Harry Styles: Hi, how are you? Me: I have to pee— aammyy (@aammyy)1541642328.0
There's nothing sadder than a failed joke.
@rachyymarshall Me in 2015: did you just fart? Hozier: No! (Visibly hurt) Me: .. because you blew me away Hozier:… https://t.co/soQhKgXVSK— Alysha (@Alysha)1541649722.0
@rachyymarshall Martha Stewart: “So are you an avid [horseback] rider?” Me: “What does avid mean?” WHAT THE FCHSKKS— sarah ✨ (@sarah ✨)1541655958.0
So, if you're ever feeling bad about yourself, just remember: at least you're not one of these people.
@rachyymarshall Shawn: just hug no picture? Me: no Shawn: okay?— Samantha (@Samantha)1541658576.0