34 Memorable Celebrity Encounter Stories


Full Dream: “My story is that I was really terrible at being a celebrity. In the ’70s, I was obsessed with Donny and Marie. They were playing at our state fair that year. My dad tried to get tickets. Tried it, but it sold out. He took us to the fair anyway. A few times we could hear music, which made me angry when I was 7. When we were leaving, my dad had to stop the car because people There was a huge crowd. As they cleared to let us go, two guys banged their heads in the car window to apologize. It was Donny and Marie. I refused to believe that this Indeed they are, and I said to Mary, ‘You are not Mary. She is prettier than you.’ My family was scared.”

“Mary laughed it off. Then, she smiled that famous smile and I said, ‘It’s you! You’re the most beautiful woman in the world.’ He said, ‘This made for your first comment.’ He apologized again to the crowd blocking the road, got on his tour bus and left. I’m out for two weeks. Sorry, Mary.”