est celeb you've met/come across...
Ive met quite a few slebs due to my job think cos ive worked with them you see a different side
bonnie langford was a bit of a grump
simon callow (actor) pretty nice but more interested in the boy dancers!
Chris fountain really fit and totaly lovely his mum and gran were there everyday so kept him grounded
gray obrien (corrie) really nice bought me champange
Sir david attenbrough friendly man
john hannah veey star struck seeing him he was pleasant enough
sir ian mckellan looked like a tramp but was nice
paul daniels was really nice to me so was his wife came back the nx day with a tip for the stage manager cos he thought debbie had done it
Bobby darvo dead friendly but a bit inappropate!
John barrowman really kind but so rude!! And thinks everyone should be gay the accent ismental too
the krankies totally adorable!!!
Daniel radcliffe was ordering a egg sandwich and was dead chatty
adrain dunbars a bit of a knob my friend told him not to touch her bum again and he shouted at me one night but i just slammed the door!!
Jorgie Porter is vile. Sprawled asleep all over some seats at the airport and I asked if I could sit down as was quite far along in pregnancy. She then kept brushing her dirty feet against my legs which I didn't take too kindly too and she called me a knobhead under her breath - charming! Hate seeing her on telly, she is horrid
I have an Alan Davies one also, was in a crowded pub in Muswell Hill many years ago and we passed him at the bar my friend started to say "..oh you're.." To which he loudly said "Oh just fuck off"
Nicest was Liz Hurley
Also - seen some comments here about how nice Brian May is and whole heartedly agree. Such a nice genuine warm and interesting as is Anita Dobson. Utterly charming couple.
Michael Jackson was a frantic experience given the entourage but my friend served him and he was very polite / undemanding.
George Michael - very unassuming and seemingly down to earth
Have to say chris Evans was quite nice when I've met him on several occasions.
Felicity Kendal - very sweet lady
Joanna lumley is as you would expect a really nice lady.
I worked in a London department store a few years ago and can second the comments about Victoria beckham being moody. David on the other hand was a very nice friendly guy.
The late Ronnie Corbet was also a lovely person and very chatty. Bruce Forsyth was very cranky but his wife was really nice. Sharleen spiteri was very down to earth and nice.
Used to live in Manchester also and see the Corrie cast a lot. Katie ford suprisingly was the nicest I met personally. Asked if she could sit at our table in a busy bar and was really friendly. Also the late Anne Kirkbride I've heard was really lovely however Helen worth not so pleasant.
rhona cameron her of the first jungle-snotty and rude she was doing an interview for adonis like the chippendales and looked like she'd rather be somewhere else
robbie williams great as was roger daltrey very small man
seal very polite and very very tall!
A friend of mine said that when she was 18 she was working at the BBC and Bernard Manning stuck his hand up her skirt. She told him to stop and he just grinned. And then the late great Terry Wogan (who had witnessed this) stepped in and told Manning to get his 'dirty filthy paws off that young girl.' Manning did and later, Terry Wogan found my friend, comforted her and apologised for Manning's disgusting behaviour.
What a great thread...here's my two cents
Mary Berry - surprisingly frosty and guarded, as was former Bake-Off winner Jon Whaite.
Jason Donovan, not so much rude, but dull and overly serious. Felt as if he'd spent too long in therapy.
Ditto Richard Armitage. Had a huge crush on him. But met at a junket and he was quite luvvieish/dull. He's very private, so maybe it's all about deflecting attention away from that aspect of his life.
Jim Davidson, thin-skinned.
Jenny Eclair. Gave me an unimpressed glare at our local gym a few seconds after I'd stepped off a treadmill dripping with sweat. Sick of hearing her "I live in Camberwell, it's rough" schtick too. Her house is a gigantic Grand Designs type pad with a Bentley parked in the driveway.
Ex S-Club 7 singer Tina Barrett. Deluded and egotistical. One of her former bandmates (who was lovely and down to earth) also referred to her as "away with the fairies"
Helen Fielding-frosty, stuck-up. Met Angus Deayton at the same event, who looked like a deer trapped in headlights when I tried to pay him a compliment
Found Richard O'Brien cantankerous and a bit short-tempered, but he was fabulous enough overall to pull the grumpy mood off.
Conversely...Dominic West was so charming and down to earth. Pippa Middleton friendly, polite - with a very different accent to her big sis. John Simpson, warm and chatty...Liz Hurley, extremely charismatic and professional, Kirstie Allsopp, seems pretty normal. Sarah Willingham from Dragons' Den...warm, witty, funny and extremely likable.
Roger Black grew up in the same town as me - both our dad's were local GPs. My mum always said that he and his brother were shockingly behaved when they were small.
Also, Calvin Harris - lovely, down to earth, fame hasn't changed him.
Me personally -
Tony Robinson - Very friendly, chatty and just so nice.
David Walliams - Extremely tall, moody, wouldn't want to piss him off (actually he already looked pissed off)
This is a bit crap but Jaqueline Pirie (sp) who used to play Tina Dingle in Emmerdale, she used to drink in the pub I worked in. Miserable! Never ever smiled.
From family/close friends -
Susan Tully (Michelle Fowler!) - Moody, miserable, unfriendly, negative...nothing good.
Gabrielle Aplin (singer) - Tiny and absolutely lovely, down to earth and approachable.
Sigourney Weaver - Just like a regular person, no ego, chatty, kind.
Olly Murs - Gorgeous and happy, no ego.
Vic and David Beckham - She was apparently moody and refused to speak to my friend, and when distracted with something David was flirting terribly with every female staff member!
Jay Kay was lovely spent time posing for photos with my dh and ds . Also my ds got a really nice letter and photo from jo brand she took time to research the village we live in
Started reading but when I got to one about Jimmy Saville being a gropping perv I realised this was a zombie thread.
The comment about him was from 2008. Disgusting man
My parents once met David and Victoria Beckham in an airport lounge years ago. Mum said Posh was absolutely lovely, funny and super sweet. She also said photos dont do her justice and she is beautiful irl. Becks was apparently really attentive to Posh and very nice too!!
Beanie b quote
David Icke was horrid too. Met him from the train (andother book signing) and the first thing he said was 'don't like Cardiff, bad vibes'
I've met David Icke several times and always found him lovely.
One off the nicest slabs is comedian Patrick Monaghan
Does loads of gigs around the country, does loads for charity.
Spreads a lot of love and light.
Try to see him if he's in your area.
Met a few about 25 years or so ago.
Leo McKern, lovely, very quiet
John Thaw, pleasant, lovely smile
Andy Patridge from XTC, quiet, polite
Roland Alethobel (sp?), friendly & polite
Knew people who worked with David Tennant and they said he's really lovely. Friendly and pleasant and normal.
i mean Twiggy never paid her.
friend has served Katie Price in gay pub on Brighton Rd - says she is very nice.
Ktay - he was definitely in Dulwich!
I never normally see a sleb unless I bump into one..
oh another one years ago - parents went to play or comedy at some pub in Clapham - Lenny Henry was there at bar etc - very rude!
another one- bumped into Josie Lawrence outside Comedy Store - a few years back - we were in there for a show - she didn't seem to want to talk - a bit standoffish!
Game - Alan Davies I thought would be ok...
ooh another one - my mum used to be a fashion designer (very short lived) - she gave a smock to Twiggy never paid her - my normally charming mum referred to her as a bitch over that!
I accidentally pushed in front of Alan Davies in a pub once. I went to apologise and he launched into a sort of 'Don't you know who I am' rant and called me a 'slut'.
Then I read in the paper that he'd bitten a tramp or something. I wasn't surprised.
Phillip Glenister lives in Sheen I think? Unless he's moved to more hip SE London of course
PS - brother has filmed various types but the Made in Chelsea and TOWIE crowd - had only nice words though!
ifiwas have heard that about James Nesbitt - friend used to work as a teacher where his kids go to school - he's known for having affairs with the school mums and avoided like the plague by the female teachers!
never spoke to but have seen:-
Zoe Ball - years ago in Ken High Street
Lily Allen - marylebone High Street
Bjork (yes really!) wafting round a trendy Fitzrovia bar years ago in a wedding dress
One of the lads from the Lakes TV series out clubbing years ago - can't recall his name but lovely in a club in Brixton.
My mum has been chatted up by Roger Moore a long time ago and some other famous older actor (now dead).
Have seen Moss from IT Crowd where I live with his wife - utterly charming in a restaurant even though they were turned away as it was too full!
Phillip Glenister in a card shop off Lordship Lane - does he live there? seemed ok.
Have seen Noel Gallagher hiding years ago in a fish and chip shop desperately not wanting to be noticed... I really couldn't have given a shit!
an ex best mate went to school with and is best mates with Brand New Heavies, Jan Kincaid especially, they're all ok - a bit up themselves, very aloof. never met the female singers.
met Jay Kay through them - very nice actually.
Photoshopping, rather than photocopying, obviously!
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