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Apparently Benedict Cumberbatch is too busy during Hamlet to sign autographs. The theater even sent out an email and posted signs at the theater! Wha? No mail, no signing before or after and no gifts. Damn. Apparently, fans are pretty upset!
In other news, graphers got a little pushy at a golf course and knocked a young boy down! Rowdy Roddy Piper autograph controversy, and Hilary Clinton’s celebrity selfies!
Check out all the news below!
Benedict Cumberbatch will NOT give you an autograph!
Calling all of Benedict Cumberbatch’s fans…your beloved acting hero will not be signing autographs, saying hello or accepting any presents from you.Not forever (we hope) but just while he stars on stage in Hamlet at the Barbican Centre this week.
Update: Rob Feinstein Issues Statement On ‘Fake Autograph’ Story, Former WWE Star Says He Witnessed The Incident
As reported earlier, Ring of Honor founder and owner of RF Video Rob Feinstein was accused today of selling photos of Roddy Piper with fake autographs on them. Feinstein denied any wrongdoing, saying the prints were already signed. Now, he issued the following statement, along with screenshots, explaining in detail the whole story, and that Sean “X-Pac” Waltman witnessed the incident. Waltman confirms Feinstein’s claims that the prints were already signed, and he did not fake any signatures of anyone, including the “Rowdy” Roddy Piper prints mentioned in the original story.
Jordan Spieth and caddie save day for boy injured in autograph scrum
Thanks to the intervention of a veteran volunteer, 11-year-old Nathan Higgs got the autograph everyone wanted Wednesday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. First, though, the sixth-grader from Toronto was reduced to tears after being pushed down in a scrum around Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth. On vacation and making their first visit to Firestone Country Club, Leslie and Richard Higgs brought their three sons – Matthew (16), Jeff (14) and Nathan – who hung out between the caddie shack and putting green. In most cases, Leslie and Richard stood behind Nathan because of the crush of adults also hoping to have items signed by the world’s top players.
Browns player gives kid autograph — on his forehead
signing body parts is nothing new, but it’s not every day you see one put his or her signature on someone’s forehead.But that is exactly what happened at Browns camp on Thursday when defensive lineman Dylan Wynn came through for a young fan.Not only did Wynn give the boy his John Hancock, but he also managed to also squeeze in a “Go Browns” above the brow. Of course, the kid needs a mirror to see it and may never wash his face again, but he looked thrilled nonetheless.
Kim Kardashian snaps a selfie with Hillary Clinton – see her best ever celebrity selfies!
We doubt that there’s a day goes by where Kim Kardashian doesn’t utter the words: ‘But first, let me take a selfie.’
And the day that she met Hillary Clinton was no different.
Kim excitedly shared a snap of her with the woman who is hoping to become the first female US president ever after meeting her at a fundraising event in Los Angeles.