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It’s pouring, i’m bored, what is your most tenuous celebrity link.

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GrannyGarden Tue 29-May-18 13:26:14

Mine is that my brother was best mates with a kid whose brother was in the same class as Dudley Moore.

Mammyloveswine Tue 29-May-18 13:29:16

When my dad was a child their family doctor was Dr Dench, Dame Judi's dad. Apparently my grandad was their gardener and my dad remembers playing with dame Judi when he went with him.

AlonsoTigerHeart Tue 29-May-18 13:30:14

My Dp's mates local pub owner once sat next to a woman on a plane returning from usa who had sat next to Dec (of and and Dec obvs) on the way to usa

AlonsoTigerHeart Tue 29-May-18 13:31:55

And the best bit is he took a photo of the woman holding her phone showing a picture of her sitting next to Dec to show round the pub

MeanTangerine Tue 29-May-18 13:34:25

I once saw the back of Robbie Williams' head in a corridor at a football ground.

x2boys Tue 29-May-18 13:34:41

my sister has a face book friend who is also facebook friends with Julian Lennon shock

BornInALighthouse Tue 29-May-18 13:36:45

I almost went on a date with a guy who's mum had gone out with Billy Connolly when they were teens.
My mum and dad shared a dining room with Damien Lewis in a hotel once.

AlisonCHaynes Tue 29-May-18 13:39:38

One of dh's ex flat mates used to be in a band that toured with a band that toured with Bruce Springsteen:s backing band.

He a
So used to know lily Allen's dog sitter

AlisonCHaynes Tue 29-May-18 13:43:09

Should read :he also used to know'

I once flew from Glasgow on the same plane as Bill Odie.

timeistight Tue 29-May-18 13:45:31

I once met a woman in a pub in Horncastle (of all places), who used to go out with Bernie Taupin's brother.

Is that tenuous enough?

SirSidneyRuffDiamond Tue 29-May-18 13:48:25

My husband's ex boss's wife was a close relative of Tom Conti.

squashyhat Tue 29-May-18 13:49:02

These are great grin Simon Bates (Radio 1 DJ in the last century) once nearly ran me over as I was crossing the Euston Road in London

SpecialMoomin Tue 29-May-18 13:50:20

Ralph Little once sat on my foot.

StylishDuck Tue 29-May-18 13:50:55

David Tennant's dad married my husband's sister's fiancé's parents.

x2boys Tue 29-May-18 13:51:20

I have a few of these I was at a relatives wedding 20 odd years ago and was so next to Steve Coogans brother , the brother is a friend of my relatives.

StylishDuck Tue 29-May-18 13:51:45

@SpecialMoomin Pat Sharpe once stood on my hand! grin

x2boys Tue 29-May-18 13:52:05

sat next too.*

Zaphodsotherhead Tue 29-May-18 13:52:14

I was at college with Ian Botham's brother.

To this day I don't know his name, he was always known as 'Ian Botham's brother'.

iklboo Tue 29-May-18 13:53:00

DH almost ran Neil Morrissey over when he stepped out in front of our car without looking.

Greenteandchives Tue 29-May-18 13:53:25

I used to do spinning classes with Roy Cropper off Corrie.
We all pretended we didn’t know him.

x2boys Tue 29-May-18 13:54:14

and going with the Steve Coogan theme my next door neighbours band when I was a student toured with Courtney loves(who is rumoured to have had fling with Steve Coogan) band Hole confused

x2boys Tue 29-May-18 13:55:25

did he introduce himself as Ian Bothams brother Zaphod?grin

murasaki Tue 29-May-18 13:56:40

My great aunt's first husband went out with Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged for murder, he was apparently 2 boyfriends before the one who got shot.

Destinysdaughter Tue 29-May-18 13:57:37

I knew someone who was Boy George's personal trainer

I also saw BG at a fetish nightclub but was too scared to go talk to him

A B list actor used to sext me grin

ElinorCadwaller Tue 29-May-18 13:57:54

I overheard my neighbour saying she saw Gary Barlow in the airport

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