Saturday, May 12, 2007

Read: He's Just Not That Into You.

I have a client who is famous. I used to get all kinds of flustered around famous people, but seeing it from a different perspective has made me realize how bizarre and inappropriate people can be.

I was at a bookstore with Client, and there were people just circlingcirclingcircling our aisle just trying to, I don't know, get C's attention, I guess. Walking down streets, if C is looking down, people will almost get on the floor to look up at C so that C has to catch their eye so they can say something. No matter what C says, if it's within earshot of another human being, there's an 85% chance that that person will respond by telling C that C is brilliant, or hilarious, or whatever. Even if it's just like, "Can I have a glass of water?". (Response: "Of course! You are so brilliant and talented that of course you need water!") You think I'm kidding.

I mean, I understand that this is a rare opportunity to interact with a famous person, that while C just goes about C's business, the other person in the scenario now has a famous person story to take with them. Lord, it's not like I haven't been a name dropper. I'm kind of doing it here.

But then a few weeks ago, I happened to see David Caruso. I mean, it's just David Caruso. Not that bigga deal. But holy cow, have the loonies come out of the woodwork. It just brought this whole celebrity thing to a entirely new level.

So I hereby ban the mention of the words David and Caruso from this blog forevermore.

I'm glad that you love him, or hate him, or are friends with him, or have a restraining order against him, or whatevs.

Just don't do it here on my little blog.

Thank you, and have a stalkerific day.

5 comments:

lacyleanne said...

so, Babsie, are you saying I am a loonie? LOL. So sorry if you think so. No harm meant, I assure you.

BABYGIRL said...

AWW WHAT A NICE STORY. I LOVE DAVID CARUSO! YEA, CELEBS ARE JUST AVERAGE PEOPLE LIKE US. GLAD TO HEAR YOU HAD A PLEASANT EXPERIENCE. I THINK THEY MAKE A CUTE COUPLE... HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY

SweetCorn said...

We all should respect Babsie's wish....

Rachel said...

BabsieD, I catch your drift -- your discomfort/bewilderment is understandable.

Admittedly, the hoopla surrounding "You Know Who" is a morbid fascination for some of us. Unfortunately, the "mystique" of pursuing the fascination has also lead to by-standers (blog-standers?) suddenly getting sucked into the mess.

We get that it's seemingly creepy and bizarre. We really do and it's not our intention to be. Our sincerest apologies for ever bringing the drama to your corner of the internet.

fashiongirl said...

BabsieD - My reaction to celebrity sightings is to stand there and bite my tongue. I figure anything I'm going to say while in a state of shock is just going to sound stupid anyway.

BTW thanks for the shout out. I blogrolled you too.