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10+ Times People Met Celebrities At Random Places

Jordan Claes

Most people have a hard time thinking of celebrities as just regular people. But that's just what they are — people. Which means they live in the real world, just like the rest of us.

If you're lucky, like these fans below, you might even have the chance of spotting your favorite celeb in the wild. Have a look and check out these 10+ times people met celebrities at random places.

1. Pulling out Blue Steel while sitting courtside with Ben Stiller.

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These two young Knicks fans spotted Ben from their seats. They then ran to greet him at halftime, shouting his name from a few rows up.

After they'd gotten his attention, Ben came over to say hello and strike a pose.

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2. Dave Chapelle takes his Emmy with him wherever he goes.

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imagine going out for your morning coffee run and seeing Dave Chapelle sitting on the patio with his Emmy, smoking a cig.

Dave supposedly sat for more than 30 minutes, graciously chatting with everyone who walked by.

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3. Will the real Sophie Turner please stand up?

This fan was coerced into performing in a karaoke bar and opted to perform Eminem's immortal classic, "The Real Slim Shady."

They weren't even halfway through the first bar when all of a sudden Sophie materialized and started rapping alongside them.

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4. Don't leave your phone unattended around Tom Hanks.

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Several years ago, @whittlz was out and happened to leave his phone in the same room as Tom Hanks. When he came back to get it, he discovered this photo on his photo reel.

What's even better is that the two of them never actually met!

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5. Imagine waiting on Will Ferrell in a Mexican restaurant.

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This anonymous fan approached Will to ask if she could snap a photo. The legendary comedian politely declined, due to the fact that he was mid-meal.

Fellow dinner guest Jason Sudeikis implored Will, arguing that he didn't even have to look at the camera — which is precisely what Will did.

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6. Harry Styles knows how to keep a secret.

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At a Halloween party hosted by Robin Thicke, an excited fan accidentally knocked over Robin's expensive telescope.

It was at this moment they locked eyes with Harry Styles who said "I won't tell if you don't."

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7. That's the wrong Jimmy.

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This flustered young fan was accompanying her mother to the 2012 Presidential Election polls. After noticing the host of The Tonight Show standing in line she asked "Are you, Jimmy Kimmel?"

Jimmy just laughed and replied "Jimmy Fallon," while shaking the young girl's hand.

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8. A Starbucks run-in with Robert Downey Jr.

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Around the time that the first Iron Man film was released, Robert Downey Jr. was spotted standing in line for Starbucks by @katenicolai. They said that the barista asked, "Hey, aren't you that guy from that movie?"

To which RDJ replied "Weird Science? Yeah, that was me."

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9. Larry David has a strict no-selfie policy.

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Theater buff @camirang met Larry outside after a performance of his play "Fish in the Dark."

Surprisingly enough, Larry agreed to take photos with everyone — so long as it wasn't a selfie. In true Larry David fashion, he hated every minute of it.

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10. A truly Tenacious photobomb

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@juliafritas was working backstage during the Rock in Rio Music Festival.

She was trying to get a picture of Jack Black and Kyle Gass' band, Tenacious D, but Jack insisted that she get in the photo with them.

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11. Owen Wilson really does crash the occasional wedding.

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@trazeng and her husband met the Wedding Crashers star on the night of their wedding. Apparently, Owen was booked to stay at the same hotel as their wedding party.

He decided to join them in the bar for a candid photo and a toast to their health!

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12. What would you do if you were rear-ended by Rocky Balboa?

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While stopped at a red light, @kcemaas was accidentally rear-ended by Sylvester Stallone.

Sly apparently felt terrible and after ensuring that the young fan and her car were indeed alright, he asked if she wanted to pose for a picture.

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13. Sage advice from the Red-headed Stranger.

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This young fan had the pleasure of shuttling Willie to the stage during an outdoor concert performance.

The pair shared a joint en route before Willie said "one final thing kid, never drink and drive when you can smoke and fly!"

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14. Snoop Dogg loves and respects all living things.

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According to Twitter user @misskristinyoo, they ran into big Snoop Dogg in an elevator. Apparently, one of Snoop's bodyguards was trying to kill a moth that had someone managed to become trapped inside.

Snoop Dogg protested and told his security "Nah man, let it live."

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15. This lucky fan met Britney Spears while on vacation in Hawaii.

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According to @sarajensen, she was on a family vacation in Maui when her little sister started screaming that she'd just seen Britney Spears.

The two girls left the buffet line and caught up to Britney just in time to snap this picture.

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