The 20 Most Hilariously Awkward Celebrity Fan Encounters

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The 20 Most Hilariously Awkward Celebrity Encounters

Justin Bieber groping Fan
Via Twitter/@jocelynnbieber.

It's all fun and games until Justin Bieber gets handsy! Seriously... what the heck, perv?!

What would you do if you suddenly found yourself seated next to Nic Cage on your next flight? Or what if you bumped into a dazed-looking Gerard Butler stumbling around the sidewalk after a night on the town? 

Awesome, right? For fans, spotting a favorite celebrity in public is completely exciting. However, for the stars in question... maybe not so much?

Sometimes these celebrity/fan encounters can become downright awkward and hilarious, which is where we come in. Check out the following fans who met their favorite celebs, only to have the awkwardness of their encounter captured on the internet forever.

 

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Nicolas Cage

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Via Imgur.

The man, the meme, the legend! Nicolas Cage is no stranger to internet fandom, but even he needs to catch a little shut-eye on the plane! Give him some space, lady.

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Russell Brand

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Via Distractify.

Oops, Russell Brand just spotted a better-looking groupie. Sorry, love.

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Bill Murray

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Via Reddit.

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em! By the way, would somebody please tell this baby that Bill Murray can do no wrong?

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Britney Spears

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Via Oh No They Didn't.

Here's Britney Spears and a fan doing their best "I have to make a pee pee" pose. Not awkward at all.

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Hugh Jackman

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Via the Chive.

Let's all say howdy to Hugh Grant, who just wants to find a quiet spot to nurse his hangover in peace, thank you very much.

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Avril Lavigne

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Via The Mirror UK.

Avril Lavigne is kind of well known for these sorts of extremely uncomfortable fan meet and greet sessions. She always looks extremely uncomfortable while meeting her fans, almost as if she doesn't want to be there at all. Huh.

Please, everybody remember to leave one full square foot of breathing room around The Avril at all times!

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Alfonso Ribiero

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Via The Chive.

Alfonso Ribiero doesn't seem very impressed by this fan's impromptu Carlton dance, but I think he nailed it!

 

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Lady Gaga

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Via Distractify.

Can't these Little Monsters see that Lady Gaga is pooped?! Goodnight, fellas. 

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Gerard Butler

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Via Distractify.

Poor Gerard Butler was either caught mid-blink, or he just rolled out of the nearest pub. Or both.

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Tom Hanks

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Via The Daily Mail.

Tom Hanks seems like a genuinely cool guy, inspite of that whole shirtless selfie incident a few years back.

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Iggy Pop

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Via Instagram.

We'd feel the same way about Iggy Pop touching us, kiddos! Cool guy, but he's like 90% sinew at this point.

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Patrick Stewart

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Via The Heavy.

There's something about this picture that makes us think that Captain Picard (AKA Patrick Stewart) is not altogether engaged. Also, is he sitting on a stool, or is that fan reeeeally tall?

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Khloe Kardashian

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Via The Mirror UK.

Isn't that nice? Looks like Khloe Kardashian has made a new BFF. 

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Jerry Seinfeld

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Via Distractify.

Jerry Seinfeld will sign your autograph, but he will not be happy about it.

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Keanu Reeves

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Via Reddit.

Careful, man... you'll upset the vagrant formerly known as Keanu Reeves. And nobody wants a Sad Keanu.

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Luke Perry

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Via The Chive.

This fan definitely has an "I heart Dylan" tattoo somewhere on her body, and Luke Perry definitely does NOT want to see it.

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Norman Reedus

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Via Reddit.

Looks like The Walking Dead's Norman Reedus is staying in character while hanging out at the airport. 

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Rihanna

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Via The Chive.

Rihanna's "WTF" face will cut a bitch. I wouldn't cross her.

Related Story: Best Met Gala Memes 2015: Rihanna's Dress Made The Internet Hungry.

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Mark Hamill

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Via Huffington Post.

Who's more excited about Luke Skywalker? The guy with the crazy eyes, or guy who played Luke Skywalker, Mark Hamill?

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