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Have you met anyone famous?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by coffeesnob, May 5, 2013.

  1. May 5, 2013 at 2:12 PM
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    coffeesnob

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    Just curious who on here, unlike me, has met anyone famous. I don't know if this has been posted before.
     
  2. May 5, 2013 at 2:17 PM
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    97Blk_one

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    I met the SCORPION the band in the 90's
     
  3. May 5, 2013 at 2:18 PM
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    Many people. I occasionally pick up a side job doing executive protection (fancy term for celebrity bodyguard) so I have met tons of famous people. Unfortunately due to the nature of the job, I've never been able to ask for a picture or anything.
     
  5. May 5, 2013 at 2:20 PM
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  6. May 5, 2013 at 2:21 PM
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    I met Larry the cable guy when he came to where I work. He was there to shoot for Only In America.
     
  7. May 5, 2013 at 2:23 PM
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    i met LeBron James when I was in elementary school. Andrew McCutchen was at the mall where I go to school a couple months ago. and I walked by Hulk Hugan when he came the other day as well
     
  8. May 5, 2013 at 2:24 PM
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    pete rose in las vegas. lol
     
  9. May 5, 2013 at 2:24 PM
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    So you're saying you do the line of work Liam Neeson does in Taken?!? :D
     
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  12. May 5, 2013 at 2:27 PM
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    Shaq, Phil Mickelson, Several Football and Baseball Players and a few celebrities. My Dad wires custom homes in Paradise Valley, Az. so thats where i would meet them.
     
  13. May 5, 2013 at 2:28 PM
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    1) The Miller Lite guy from the commercials:
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    2) I have also met some NASCAR drivers, grilled out with Kasey Kahne and his pit crew once at Richmond.

    3) Does the governor of WV count?!? :cool:
     
  14. May 5, 2013 at 2:32 PM
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    i met meek mill(the rapper) a couple times before
     
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    Hahahahaha I wish! That's bad ass. But no, I just wear a suit, put on my gun, and follow the client around like a creeper all night looking for issues. Simple enough but pays ALOT! Too bad the jobs only come around like once a month
     
  16. May 5, 2013 at 2:35 PM
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    Still a pretty sweet part time gig to have. Bet you see sides of those celebrities that most people never see
     
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    steve o 77

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    not really. I gave a talk to Senator Martin Heinrich about a month ago. But none of you know who that is :laugh:

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  19. May 5, 2013 at 2:42 PM
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    That's very true! My last gig was Jeff Goldblum and was a perfect example of what you just said. He was all nice and cordial when people were around, and as soon as I took him back to his vehicle and it was no public around, he was a completely different person.

    Most of them seem like they hate all the fame and only pretend to be happy while the public and press are around. All of their PR reps or personal advisors are usually asses too.
     
  20. May 5, 2013 at 2:47 PM
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    Also the mythbusters do a lot of their explosives testing at my workplace, but I've never personally met them. Everyone who has had to work with them says they're a bunch of douche bags with the exception of Grant, the only engineer and therefore the only one who can appreciate the hard work that goes into making their show.
     
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