It’s the fanboy news, some interesting things this week including star wars celebration pricing, which I know I still have to recap, some stars turn down autograph requests at the airport and the Cubs are putting up anti-autograph barriers! Wha?
Check it out below!
Emma Watson grins as she dashes past autograph seekers at LAX while wearing $285 track-pants
Emma Watson grinned as she dashed past numerous autograph seekers after landing at LAX on Wednesday.
The English ingénue – who turned 25 last week – wore $285 Tibi Bibelot track-pants with $675 Tabitha Simmons Vera sandals.
Celebrity autographs: priceless or worthless?
Whether it’s an athlete or a movie star, asking for an autograph can be nerve-racking, especially if you’re starstruck, and the last thing you’re probably thinking about is selling it 20 years from now.
As a certified auctioneer, I’ve seen many consignors wish they had put more thought to obtaining an autograph and keeping it in good condition.
Record for Reagan Autograph and 94% Sell-Through at Swann Galleries
Bidding was strong across all categories at Swann Galleries’ March 19 Autographs auction, resulting in a sell-through rate of 94% by lot. A five-page autograph letter signed by Egon Schiele from October 1918, in which he talks about military interference in his art, was the sale’s top lot at $33,800*.
Cubs Make “Confines Friendlier” By Constructing Anti-Autograph Barrier
Holy cow! It may be a beautiful day for baseball in Chicago, but for fans seeking a close-up glimpse of their favorite Cubs player these are dark days indeed. That’s because, as reported over on the very essential Wrigley Renovations Twitter account, the club erected a barrier to keep fans from interacting with players—all under the guise of “making the confines friendlier.”
Sorry babe! Gisele Bundchen declines an autograph request while arriving at LA airport… less than a week after retiring from the runway
She was showered with well wishes when she retired from the runway on Wednesday while walking for Colcci during São Paulo Fashion Week in her native Brazil.
But Gisele Bundchen didn’t seem to have much love to give back on Tuesday as she headed into LAX airport in the early morning hours.
The 34-year-old Vogue cover girl declined to give an autograph to a waiting fan.
How Much It Costs to Get Mark Hamill’s Autograph at Star Wars Celebration
How much would you pay for the chance to get an autograph from your childhood idol?
For attendees at Anaheim’s Star Wars Celebration, that’s not an abstract question. The chance to get a signature from Mark Hamill at the show costs $125, while Carrie Fisher charges $70. Anthony Daniels, meanwhile, will sign something in exchange for $50, and Peter Mayhew shows the intergalactically-renowned kindness of Wookiees by also asking $50 for his hairy John Hancock.