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Who Is Your Most Famous Friend?

  1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image97
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 5 years ago

    Who Is Your Most Famous Friend?

    I've met some semi famous persons - musicians, wealthy persons who've been in the news, and some actors.  Some of those persons I've spent lots of time with - they weren't just people that I've met, but friends.

    So the question is, who is your most famous friend?

    Please don't feel that I think someone more valuable than another due to fame - or that anyone is any more valuable for knowing famous or wealthy persons.  I do not value humanity in such ways - this is merely a question.

  2. catherine2255 profile image69
    catherine2255posted 5 years ago

    I'll be interested to see the answers, there are only supposed to be 8 degrees of separation, I don't have any famous friends.

  3. Nickalooch profile image93
    Nickaloochposted 5 years ago

    Steve Lombardozzi. He is a second baseman for the Washington Nationals farm system. He is also rated #8 in their system in terms of prospects. His father won a world series with the Twins in the 70s. I've known the guy since elementary school.

  4. fpherj48 profile image75
    fpherj48posted 5 years ago

    Hey Wes......Every single one of my huge circle of friends is famous.......oh, no, wait a second......I think that's "infamous."....yeah, that's it, infamous.  They are also "Legends in their Own Mind."    Some of them even have their photo hanging in public places, like the Post Office.  Most of them have made the newspaper too.
    Is this what you meant?  I hope I answered this correctly.   The truth is, my friend who is the most famous is YOU.    Yes, Sir,  "MR WESMAN TODD SHAW,"  writer-extraordinaire....genius-man......Warlock of all knowledge.......and I say, "Amen."

  5. AEvans profile image81
    AEvansposted 5 years ago

    Lee Evans who won the 1968 Gold Medal for the 400 meter in Track and Field. Jill Watson Bronze and Silver in couple figure skating. Michael Jackson(deceased)was my husband's friend. Smokey Robinson is my husband's friend, does that count?

  6. duffsmom profile image59
    duffsmomposted 5 years ago

    Not friends really, but I used to work for a bank in Malibu, CA and we had a lot of famous customers. There were two I took care of personally with transfers etc. Willie Nelson, and Flip Wilson.

    Barbra Streisand's chauffeur gave me flowers once for helping him open an account.  That was nice, I never saw her though.

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    DoItForHerposted 5 years ago

    I met Gene Simmons once, and he spit on me so I beat him up.

  8. alancaster149 profile image86
    alancaster149posted 5 years ago

    By famous do you mean 'well known or 'celebrity status'? My 'best known' friend was my Grandad, Alfred Stanley Lancaster. He was 'taken' too early by cancer. Yet he was brave to the end, not like me. I didn't want to see him in his state, having lost more than half his weight to the disease.
    I wanted to remember him as I knew him over thirty years or so of my life.
    He was born near the end of the 19th Century, Victorian by birth but not by nature. He was born near Northallerton in the North Riding of Yorkshire the second son of a former farm worker from East Anglia and a woman who inherited her father's farm at West Rounton in her own right. He was not to inherit the farm, due to unforseen circumstances, but remained cheerful. He had a temper, though, and was threatened more than once by my grandmother, that she would leave him. He calmed down over the years, with one step-daughter and three of his own children to look after as well as a wife - a former district nurse who originally hailed from Leeds - with a mind of her own. He had to leave farming in the 1930's after moving around the county in search of work. Work led him to Dorman Long Steel works during WWII, and then I came along, the eldest of my generation. He cheered us all, and was known almost throughout Grangetown where we all lived in a four-bedroomed terraced house at 22 Vickers Street (near the works), him and Grandma, my Mother, Dad, me, Auntie Lorna and Uncle Ian. It was like living in a rabbit hutch but we managed. Grandad had an allotment where he kept chickens and another where he grew vegetables and tomatoes etc. The male chickens went at Christmas time to ours and other peoples' tables. He kept the hens for the eggs which he also sold. A farmer down to his bootstraps. We didn't need to buy potatoes and such, either. He kept up these two allotments until well after retiring in the late 1960's, and he kept up the cheer. After my divorce he kept me cheerful, despite his own aches and pains. He'd suffered from varicose veins from being a young man - they kept him from a possible death in the trenches - but soldiered on, undefeated.
    But it was the cancer that finally defeated him.  .

  9. Diana Lee profile image82
    Diana Leeposted 5 years ago

    By friend I'm sure you mean someone we have actually seen in person. But many of my best friends who I have seen are often communicated with through social networks, telephone or letters. I have communicated often with people of fame via social networks. One particular person of fame that I consider a valuable friend who I blog with often is Linda Alexander, author.  She has published such books as Reluctant Witness Robert Taylor Hollywood & Communism, Weekends in New England, The Unpromised Land, Until Next Time and a recent release, A Maverick Life: The Jack Kelly Story.  I have learned a great deal from advice Linda has given me about being a writer. I wrote a book review for her latest book A Maverick Life: The Jack Kelly Story here at Hub Pages. She loved it. This pleased me very much. Through the love of westerns I found a dear friend in another fan of Jack Kelly who has many of the interests I have.

    Please check out my hub: http://diana-lee.hubpages.com/hub/A-BOO … -Alexander