Claims to Fame

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  1. Burbs

    Burbs TS Site Team Team Member

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    I thought TST needed a topic for this! So what are your claims to fame? I can think of 2:

    • Paul Chuckle (from the Chuckle Brothers) replied to my tweet.
    • My piano/keyboard teacher is a member of Showaddywaddy.

    Post away!
     
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    EmmaA TowersStreet Member

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    I was once on Chucklevision doing ballet with Barry Chuckle aged 6...claim to embarrassing fame!
     
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    I sat next to Steve Coogan in a farm shop cafe a couple of years ago.
     
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    I've been interviewed on the local news twice!

    :)
     
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    I've brofisted the guy who plays Finn on Adventure Time.
     
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    You've all spoken to me on here.
     
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    I've met you IRL... and shaken your hand!
     
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    I was on Junior Mastermind in 2004 (but you probably all knew that anyway :p), and I auditioned for Hardspell in 2005. I've met the legend that is Sir Tim Rice when he came to our school once, and I've also met Bobby Ball. I could go on about who I've met, but I won't. I'll leave you with this, though.

    For almost a year, I worked with the cousin of a Manchester United player. The player in question is 18-year-old James Wilson, and he's from the same town I currently live in.
     
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    My mum went to school with the guy who played the new Basil Brush.
     
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    I've met Jedward, an achievement I know. They really are as hyper and mad as you think. o_O Met a few more of the X Factor people from that year too like Joe McElderry and Olly Murs.

    My Dad's met a few F1 drivers, including Lewis Hamilton which I'm sooo jealous about. :p I think he's met The Police including Sting too when he was recording in the same studio as them years back.
     
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    I once had a UKIP MEP candidate stick her finger up at myself and fellow activists which we caught on a photo which went viral. It lead to my name being mentioned on the Daily Mail, The Independent, The Mirror, The Huffington Post, and The International Business Times websites amongst others....

    That was a bizarre week.
     
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    I used a urinal next to some X Factor reject in a nightclub once...

    That do?
     
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    A serious one?

    I ran a project that meant I had to speak to famous people all over the world and get nuggets of wisdom from them. Most likeable and efficient man I dealt with? Gordon Ramsay.

    Most "snooty"? The FA. (Whom I got FA from!)

    (There's a reason I have my topic hahaha!)
     
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    Carol Kirkwood waved at me and the group I was with when we had a tour of the BBC studios. I've sat on The One Show sofa, touched a chair Robbie Williams has sat in, and have seen Rebecca Adlington from a distance.

    All of this was within the space of about an hour and a half!
     
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    One thing I forgot from earlier - I went to the same school as a Gold medal-winning Paralympian swimmer. Jonathan Fox was a couple of years above me in school, and his younger brother was in the same year as me.
     
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    I have met a load of celebs by going to comic con. Terry Farrell flirted a lot with me, she was lovely :)
    Some of them have been ok to meet and some of them have been amazing. Chase Masterson was so delightful and really chatty. I would never had imagined I would get the chance to meet these people.

    I have been on radio Norfolk talking about my book 23 days and in the local papers. I will soon be on a university radio station in America. 19th October, stay tuned for further details.

    I have had a few tweet replies from celebs probably Jeri Ryan being the most well know. (I really want to meet her)
     
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    I just gave Christopher Bowes out of Alestorm a man hug. Do I win?
     
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    I hate topics like this, as i am bound by confidentiality as most of the celebs i have met have been via St John.
    Some I have met without treating them.
    Harry Hill (He came to check a person we were treating was OK, and was surprised that I knew his real name)
    Jeremy Beadle
    David Dickinson
    Par Linstrand
    Russell Kane (He came and shook hands with all the St John member (at event he was playing) and thank us for all our good work. Really nice chap)
     
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    Gordon Ramsay came into the bakery I used to work at when out and about shooting. He was lovely and friendly.

    I've met a few other celebrities including Sir Bobby Charlton, and have also worked with some dignitaries, mostly important figures in large global organisations but that's about it.
     

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