We reside in a world the place big numbers of us are obsessive about a single individual or family. It’s kinda bizarre once you actually think about it; how hundreds of thousands of people around the globe will tune in every week to “keep up” with the Kardashians – with some fanatics going so far as to truly put themselves by means of surgical procedure to be able to seem like them.
Personally, I’ve by no means met any of my heroes, and if I’m being 100% trustworthy: I’m very pleased about that. I don’t understand how I’d really feel if I discovered that any person whose profession I’ve been following for years truly turned out to be an enormous douchebag. Would I really feel so betrayed that I really feel like I’ve wasted years of my life worshipping a pr*ck? Or would I simply shrug it off and proceed to comply with their profession, all whilst having that niggling voice behind my head reminding me that they’re truly a very awful one that doesn’t deserve my time or money.
Sadly, nevertheless, fame and cash can go to a star’s head, and this could trigger them to turn out to be an egotistical, over-demanding, attention-seeking, self-entitled diva. Don’t consider me, properly listed here are some first-hand account of when bizarre individuals like you and I met a few of the entertainment business’s largest names – and it didn’t finish properly!
“William Shatner said he would give me an autograph in Hawaii when I was about ten . He said ‘lemme get a pen,’ got in his limo and drove off.” — Cptgonzo, Reddit
Rebecca Romijn Stamos
“I was dashing to work from my measly 15-minute lunch break when Ms. Romijn-Stamos decides to trip me. I know as a result of I noticed her (with my distinctive peripheral vision) stick out her foot to journey me! It wasn’t onerous to miss given the truth that ladies has some lengthy a$$ legs! I had my lunch in hand and obviously dropped every part once I fell.
“Her husband at the time, John Stamos, provides her the dirtiest look and proceeds to assist me up. She then tells him in a whiney “I’m trying to be funny but I’m really coming off as a huge b*tch” voice, ‘Babe, just depart her.’ … Not only was I going to be late, but I dropped my lunch and skinned my palms trying to break my fall.” — Chiara Duff, Quora
“I met Bill Cosby in the early ’70s. I used to be a teenage woman having breakfast with my mother at a restaurant in a city referred to as Gaviota, on the 101 near Santa Barbara. … We have been fairly stunned when Invoice Cosby and two other males got here in and sat at the counter.
“I needed his autograph, however I didn’t need to be rude and invade his privacy. I decided to ask anyway, because there have been no different clients to hassle him. The one paper that my mother had was a deposit slip out of her checkbook. … I kindly requested, ‘Mr. Cosby? I’m sorry to hassle you, but might I’ve your autograph?’ He didn’t even flip round. He seemed at the man to his left and rolled his eyes. He reached over his shoulder for my paper and pen. I handed it to him. He looked at it and stated, ‘What is that this?! A blank examine?!’ And he and his pals laughed.
“He signed it and handed it to me back over his shoulder. I told him thank you, but he had hurt my feelings. He never even looked at me. I went back to my mom. I was crushed. My mom had heard and seen the whole thing. As we were leaving, my mom went up to him, ripped his autograph in half and threw it in the trash right next to him.” — Mary Ann Hubbert, Quora
Jean Claude Van Damme
“I used to work at a sequence espresso store in Santa Monica, Ca. … I’ll always remember how much of an a**hole Jean Claude Van Damme was. He got here in, ordered a drink as I was working the register. We have been instructed not to settle for bills over $50 dollars as a result of obviously that may take up virtually your whole change in the till. Mr. Van Damme ordered a $four dollar drink and needed to pay with 100 greenback bill.
“I asked him if he had a smaller bill because I could not accept a hundred dollar bill. He proceeded to scream in my face and make a scene about how sh*tty this coffee shop was. He told me to f*ck off and take his bill. I said I was sorry, but that I would get reprimanded by my manager if I did that, and that he would leave me without any change for the other customers. He told me to tell my manager to f*ck off (screaming) and said he didn’t want his order anymore gave me the finger, turned around and left.” — Carlos Riveroll, Quora
“He was signing these Rockstar brand promotional cards with a black Magic Marker, and giving them out to people who were lining up to get them. But the thing was, he wasn’t actually looking at the people he was signing cards for. He was just kind of holding them out for people to take, and if they took them within about five seconds, great, but if they didn’t, he would just drop them on the floor. It was like he couldn’t be bothered to lower himself to their level long enough to actually hand the cards over.” — Steve Drost, Quora
Take a look at this video of celebrities getting very indignant with there over-zealous followers:
(Maybe a few of those followers went somewhat too far of their appreciation…)
“We have been on the DVF trend present after social gathering and there were celebrities far and wide. I observed two tall thin ladies simply standing in a corner behind me, then realized it was Paris and Nicky. I rotated and stated one thing like ‘How are you, Paris?’
“Her eyes have been glazed over from who knows what and she or he by no means once checked out me, she simply flipped her extensions round a number of occasions and replied, ‘I’m killin’ it.’
“Which sounded more like ‘Em kullen eht.’ In probably the most excessive valley woman accent I’ve ever heard. I needed to hold again amusing while I took an image together with her, it really was the funniest factor I’ve ever seen and heard from somebody who wasn’t joking.
“She really wouldn’t say another phrase to me, she just stored flipping her hair around, jutting her hip out, and adjusting her boobs while she stood and gazed at the ceiling.
“I can’t say Paris was necessarily way rude, but just totally self-centered.” — Codi Stephens, Quora
“I haven’t met many but Lenny Kravitz stayed at the hotel I worked at. He had the hotel sign an agreement that the staff were not to look at him or talk to him.” — EatmySh*t, Reddit
“He was doing a US tour with a cease in Vicenza, Italy. I was answerable for a Wounded Warrior program that assisted in transitioning soldier both into the civilian sector or again into lively obligation, relying on the severity of their damage or sickness.
“He was scheduled to do a meet and greet, but not was unit degree only. So, corporations marched in, acquired a gaggle photograph and marched out. It was not a meet or greet. No individual pictures, no autographs. Additionally, he refused to go away the bus for 45 minutes until he acquired a dip of Copenhagen. An MP who was doing security on the bus (standing guard outdoors) overheard the commotion and provided up his can. An assistant of Kieth’s took the can. No thank you or nothing, he just took the entire can.
“The performance the evening was to last an hour. The primary 15 minutes have been his band enjoying. He came out, labored for about thirty minutes, and the last 15 minutes was simply the band. He wore a tracksuit. Didn’t move round a lot and stated very little to the audience.
“Keep in mind, this guy panders to the military. He was also getting paid a lot of money by the USO. The girl who did the event coordination said she’d never had so much trouble with a bigger a**hole. And she was shocked to hear he was getting paid. Most USO tour groups with major celebrities only ask for enough money to cover staff and expenses.” — Dallas McKay, Quora
“[It’s 1998] I’m recent out of highschool and dealing at my job in my hometown on Lengthy Island which happens to be, at the moment, the ONLY huge, blue and yellow box, Swedish furnishings retailer in New York. … My pal and I labored in a division at the important entrance and we spotted her immediately. There’s was just no mistaking her statuesque, model-like id.
“We tried to follow and gently approach her in a way that would be polite and discreet but we didn’t even get to say a word to her before realizing she’s spotted. The next thing we know, she’s dramatically bolting through the furniture showroom like she’s being chased by a wild animal. Of course, employees and shoppers are now recognizing her due to these dramatic antics and there’s tons of excitement. She finally finds a manager and has a meltdown. She demands that she do all her shopping when the store closes and suggests that the store should be set up appropriately in the case of celebrity shoppers.” — Lenny Flazer, Quora
“I was in Las Vegas airport on a layover. I was reading “Give Me the Damn Ball” by Keyshawn Johnson. I used to be 14 or 15 at the time. Behind me at the airport persuade store? Keyshawn Johnson. 14-year-old me is tremendous excited. He simply signed with the Cowboys and I used to be an enormous Dallas fan. I quietly stated ‘I’m an enormous fan, and I’m studying your guide’, from behind huge sunglasses he seems at me and says ‘depart me the f*ck alone.’
“I was crushed.” — Grantacular, Reddit
“I labored for a Vespa supplier in southern California around 2010. She bought a scooter and I drew the brief straw and had to ship it to her Hidden Hills house. I knocked at their door and no sooner did her assistant open it, I hear Kris screech from the second flooring, ‘DO NOT LET HIM IN HERE!’ in her Cruella de Vil-like voice.
“I stated that’s fantastic (as if I needed to linger around there any longer than crucial) simply inform me the place to go away the scoot so I can get out of right here. She says, ‘Out again. The storage must be open.’
“Upon getting to the storage i see somebody with a dustbuster, cleaning the ground board of a GT3RS Porsche. I make my presence recognized and out pops Bruce Jenner. Since my douche of a boss had the identical automotive, I knew a bit of about it and we talked automobiles for a bit. After which, he invites me into their house for some water. I was giddy with excitement as I knew Kris can be furious on the sight of me in her residence.
“Positive sufficient, as Bruce was displaying me the family Christmas photograph and explaining how Lamar needed to be Photoshopped into it, Bitchface got here storming down the stairs with a glance of rage on her puss. Bruce launched me to her by identify which was cool. After having enough of my being there and my sh*t-eating grin, she stormed off again to her upstairs lair.
“Bruce had no idea about what she told her assistant prior and that made my day. I dont care what Bruce/ Catlyn is up to these days but he (then) she (now) was very kind and down to earth at the time. Kris is a total bitch.”
— MMGTR, Reddit
(Taken from a Reddit and Quora)