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We tend to forget that celebrities are just like us.
They need to use the toilet, just like us; they eat and sleep, just like us; they get drunk, just like us. And occasionally in moments of luck, people get to witness celebrities doing just that.
So when one Twitter user asked if anyone has had surreal encounters with famous people, the answers started rolling in - and boy were they were amazing (and also a bit...bizarre).
Here are 10 of the most hilarious but also strange stories.
what’s the most surreal encounter you’ve had with someone famous? been thinking about this all day... mine was look… https://t.co/PZKMkXYu9l — michael segalov (@michael segalov)
1. Van Morrison and a young fan
@MikeSegalov when I was 10 we were in the same restaurant as Van Morrison. My mum told me to go and get an autograp… https://t.co/LbY4QVzx0F — Maeve Shearlaw (@Maeve Shearlaw)
2. Liam Gallagher disrupts a pool game
3. Spidey at a house party
Encountering Tom Holland at a friend's 21st where I mixed him up with Tom Hollander, ensuring a drunken stand off w… https://t.co/IcYNVKGFra — James Heale (@James Heale)
4. Realistic encounters with Gonzo from the Muppets
@MikeSegalov Meeting Gonzo from the Muppets. I shook his hand. He told me I was very realistic. — Win🌱🇪🇺💙 (@Win🌱🇪🇺💙)
5. Magical moments with Derren Brown and Teller
@MikeSegalov I once had a wee next to Derren Brown whilst he was stood waiting for Teller (from Penn & Teller) to f… https://t.co/12jXrxWiTy — 𝙻𝙴𝙴 𝙱𝚁𝙰𝙲𝙴 🤍🖤 (@𝙻𝙴𝙴 𝙱𝚁𝙰𝙲𝙴 🤍🖤)
6. Taking Joanna Lumley for a spin
@MikeSegalov One Sunday morning, when I was 14, my mum woke me up saying, "GET UP, JOANNA LUMLEY IS HERE!!!"
My da… https://t.co/cwJfllVR4U — Christopher Boo-urns (@Christopher Boo-urns)
7. Angry banana munching with Ralph Fiennes
8. Goldie's moment of realistation
@MikeSegalov Interviewed Goldie & bumped into him on a silent rush hour tube. I smiled and he recognised me but cou… https://t.co/aXLGdCAmyP — Nadia Khomami (@Nadia Khomami)
9. The holiest of "waters"
@MikeSegalov @MysteriosoX I once peed next to Archbishop Desmond Tutu in the toilets of Coventry Cathedral — Herodotus Penguin (@Herodotus Penguin)
10.) Alright, alright, alright
@MikeSegalov Mine was being in a tiny surf town in Nicaragua only to find Matthew McConaughey passed out drunk at t… https://t.co/rRfeuMt1vQ — Luke (@Luke)
11. Osama bin Laden telling you to stop playing Portishead
Osama bin Laden sent people round our house and told us to stop playing Portishead on a Friday afternoon. He had a… https://t.co/CAM0xcgi2A — Stephen (@Stephen)
HT The Poke
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