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This week Justin Bieber tries to sanction a fan for trying to repaid for a cancelled meet and greet. Never mind that Bieber made 56 million dollars last year. Yesh. There’s some fanmail memories, a man meets The Rock and bursts into tears and more!
This Fan’s Tears Are Fast And Furious After Meeting The Rock
The Rock is cooking up a surprise.Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson decided to wear mascot costumes of themselves and surprise fans at Universal Studios on Wednesday’s “Tonight Show.” It seemed like an innocent enough idea. Then, after some hugs and high-fives, the pair decided to photobomb a few of the park’s guests, and this happened:
The Dose: Dallas Fan Expo 2017 was an enjoyable mess
From the moment you arrive at the Dallas Convention Center, there are lines – lines to get a parking spot, lines to get through doors and lines to get up the escalator. It’s a never-ending strand of people bumping and pushing their way through the crowds.In one line, you see Harry Potter push aside Batman; in the other, you see a zombie holding hands with Princess Peach. To your left, Mario and Luigi race one another, while Iron Man holds a cup of coffee by the front entrance. It’s a vast array of people and things, all waiting anxiously to meet the thousands of other cosplayers, celebrities and pop culture fans waiting in the same lines they are.
Rock hall of famer Joan Baez’s granddaughter didn’t know her grandma was famous until she got backstage at Taylor Swift concert
She’s officially a Hall of Famer, but Joan Baez admits her granddaughter didn’t realize she was a big deal until she got special perks at a Taylor Swift concert.The 1960s folk legend, 76, told the funny story Friday during a lively Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction speech, during which she suggested much of today’s youth may not have been familiar with her work before her induction.
Marriage proposals, autographs? Fan mail inspires Coyotes
Coyotes winger Anthony Duclair sorts through the mail that arrives in his locker stall usually once a month, and the contents of the envelopes are typically the same.Fans wish him good luck, ask for hockey advice or request an autograph on the card they’ve included in the letter.
EXCLUSIVE: What do you mean, $5,000? Justin Bieber sticks it to a fan who successfully sued him over pricey cancelled meet-and-greet sessions during his Purpose tour
Justin Bieber has headed to court, demanding that one of his fans be sanctioned and asking that a default judgement made against him be vacated.
The legal battle first began just two weeks after Bieber’s Purpose World Tour started in March 2016. The singer cancelled all scheduled meet-and-greets with fans, angering concert-goers who had paid hefty sums to meet him.
Miracle in Hopkins: Minnesota ‘Miracle’ reuniting for autograph session
Mike Ramsey was the kid, the youngest member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team whose gold-medal run became known as the Miracle On Ice.
Just 19 when Team USA beat Russia in what is largely considered the biggest upset in sports history, Ramsey is now 56 will be reunited Saturday morning with the 11 other Minnesota players who won gold in Lake Placid, N.Y. They will appear together in Minnesota for the first time since 1980 at the Rock N’ Jock Expo at the Hopkins Center For The Arts to sign autographs.
Autograph seekers in full force at Masters
Standing along the walkway near the Masters practice range, hundreds of patrons spent part of Tuesday seeking autographs from the top players in the world.
Jordan Spieth stopped to sign – as did Matt Kuchar, Zach Johnson, Trevor Immelman, Ross Fisher and Rickie Fowler.
Saturday open thread: Do you approach athletes in public?
Yesterday, I watched Ezekiel Ansah’s live Instagram feed as he sat behind home plate for the Detroit Tigers home opener. It was interesting not only to see Ansah at his most relaxed, but to see him take in a baseball game, a sport he openly admitted he was very unfamiliar with. He tried to sing along with “Take Me out to the Ballgame,” a song he had never heard of, and was corrected when he called umpires refs, but he seemed to be genuinely enjoying himself, even if he was preoccupied with the Instagram feed.
Signed, sealed, delivered: Growing up collecting autographs as a hobby
It was 2 p.m. on a weekday. My mom picked me up from the front of my elementary school as she usually did. When I walked in the car, she turned, looked me in the eye and said “Brenton, you got a letter from John Travolta.”
No average 11-year-old boy would ever imagine getting a signed and personalized photo from a Hollywood great, but I anticipated the response.
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