In awe Celebrities, Emma Stone, Jake Gyllenhaal and more are just like Us when it comes to meeting their idols — and other famous stars.
Gyllenhaal recalled “absolutely” being starstruck with Mandy PatinkinWhen the Criminal MindsAn alum attended the musical to see him. Sunday in the Park with George. “He originated the Celebrities Who’ve Gotten Starstruck Meeting Fellow A-Listers role and basically created the role,” the Brokeback MountainActor told W MagazineIn January 2022, the interaction.
The Donnie DarkoStar was equally as shocked when he met Brad PittOn the set of The Good Girl In the early 2000s.
“I was working with Jennifer AnistonHis wife was at the time his wife, and there were many very inappropriate scenes. I remember putting my hand out to shake his, and accidentally hitting the door,” Gyllenhaal told the outlet. “[Brad] said, so confidently and kindly, ‘Well, you have another one. It’s all right.’ He was very, very, very sweet to me, and it was actually a really lovely exchange. But, yeah, I was starstruck.”
Kristen StewartShe felt like she was in another world when she spotted the object. Neve CampbellIn a restaurant.
“I looked over my shoulder and did this thing that I hate when people do [it] to me, where they look and then snap back and pretend they didn’t see or something,” the SpencerThe actress recounts to W MagazineIn January 2022.
Stewart recalled her friend trying to convince Campbell to take her to say hi to Campbell before Campbell refused to let her go.
“She invited us to sit down and chat for a minute. I was like, ‘Man, I need to go see Scream .’ I love that series so much,” the Twilight star continued. “But it’s funny who actually starstrikes you. It’s never who you expect. It’s a physical thing. Maybe you love a musician, maybe you love an actor so much, but you see them and you’re like, ‘Yeah, cool. That’s them. They’re a person.’”
Pitt, for his part recalled what it was like to have met Luke Perry, one his all-time favorite actors, while the two of them worked on. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Two months later, the movie was released. Beverly Hills, 90210After suffering a stroke at 52, the alum died March 2019.
“Man, he was so incredibly humble and amazing and absolutely committed,” the Troy star told EsquireInterview for the Summer 2019 issue. “He couldn’t have been a more friendly, wonderful guy to spend time with. I had the pleasure of sitting down with him and having some wonderful conversations. It was really special.”
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