Matthew has met Zac Efron

Today, Matthew tells us how he met Zec Efron.


I am a film journalist, so I didn't exactly "meet" Zac Efron per se. In fact, I didn't even really speak to him - the girl in the photo is a friend of mine and she made me take the photo of the two of them. She works for OK online.

Zac Efron and my friend

He was very nice about it though. It was at the press conference for one of his films - I forget which one, possibly Me and Orson Welles and you're not normally allowed to take photos afterwards but my friend insisted."

Thanks a lot Matthew. For more, you can follow Matthew on Twitter @FilmFan1971 

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Peggy has met Neil Patrick Harris

Today, Peggy tells us how she met Neil Patrick Harris, the How I met your Mother actor, a while ago.


Well my twin sister and I were born and raised in Minnesota. In the mid to late 90's RENT the musical hit the scene and as teenagers, we fell in love with it.

If you could not afford tickets, you were allowed to RUSH for seats. The theater would not sell tickets in the first two rows, these were set aside for rushers. If you chose to rush, you had to wait in line for tickets. One person was allowed to buy two tickets so if you were rushing with someone you could take turns waiting in line. My sister and I would rush for days on end, sleeping outside of theaters across the United States. Sometimes we would have to sleep outside 2 or 3 nights just to see the show once. By the time we were 20 years old we had both seen the show 40+ times and decided that we would never see it again.

In this picture we are outside of a theater in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Neil Patrick Harris is from New Mexico and even though he had left the touring cast he came back for these shows in his hometown. As soon as we caught wind of this we packed our bags, jumped in a beat up car and drove 20 hours straight. We were the first in line!"

Thanks a lot Peggy

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Sarah has met Darren Criss

Today, Sarah tells us how she met Darren Criss, the Glee actor.


On December 9th, 2012, I met Darren Criss for the first time.

For those of you who don’t know, he is a singer/songwriter/musician and an actor, probably best known right now for his role on Glee as Blaine Anderson.

On December 9th, he was in New York City to play a free outdoor acoustic holiday concert to promote Toys for Tots. After the show, Darren walked across the street and into a hotel presumably to gather his things and do an interview before heading to the airport to fly back to L.A. My friend and I, as well as about ten others, waited outside on the sidewalk to wave to him as he headed out. We’d hoped he’d stop to take photos with us but we figured he was in a hurry to catch his plane so we thought he would probably just wave and say hello as he got in his car. We would have been fine with that.

But as it turned out, he DID end up stopping to take photos with all of us, after another fan asked him politely if he could. I can honestly say that Darren is one of the nicest, most humble people I’ve met. He really did not have to stop to take photos with us, but he did, and for that I’m incredibly grateful. He did ask that we take the photos quickly (he had a car waiting for him right outside the hotel) but he also made sure that everyone had gotten a photo with him before he left.

Darren Criss and me

I also got the chance to have a quick one-on-one conversation with him, and a friend did too, so that was cool. He didn’t seem like a celebrity at all; it was like hanging out with a friend. He was really, really sweet to everyone. I’m honestly a bigger fan now that I’ve met him. It was a great experience and I really hope I get to meet him again in the future!!"

Thanks a lot Sarah

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