This Guy Got A Selfie With A Rockstar He Didn't Know - Do You Recognise Him?
18 January 2017, 15:19 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09
James Malcolm posed with the star but was not ready for the internet's amazing response...
A young comedian from New Zealand had his selfie go viral after he posed with a rockstar despite having no idea who he was.
James Malcolm, the self-proclaimed "wannabe gay icon" and "Taylor Swift of New Zealand Comedy" according to his Twitter bio, was waiting to board a flight when he noticed one of his fellow passengers getting a lot of attention around him.
Does anyone know who this is? People keep asking him to sign their t shirt pic.twitter.com/Md4fU1uKZD— James Malcolm (@DieJamesMalcolm) January 17, 2017
Subtly done James, nice job!
Oh, and that's Nick Cave btw, the legendary rock performer and frontman of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds.
He even had a duet with Kylie once. It was a very big deal at the time.
But, unable to find an immediate answer on social media, James just decided to hedge his bets and get a photo in case he regretted it later.
Can someone please tell me who this celeb is? Everyone was asking him for pics and I didn't wanna feel left out pic.twitter.com/s67vF5rZKZ— James Malcolm (@DieJamesMalcolm) January 17, 2017
And that's when the fun started...
Because while James was up in the air, his photo spread around the internet with increasingly hilarious responses to his question.
Here's just a few of our faves:
@DieJamesMalcolm @eheisig It's Frankie Muniz— Kris M. Wernowsky (@kriswernowsky) January 18, 2017
@DieJamesMalcolm @dannolan that’s joe biden— rstevens 69 (@rstevens) January 18, 2017
@DieJamesMalcolm That's John Travolta mate. pic.twitter.com/Ii4JGdaFKf— Rusholme Ruffian (@lev_yashin) January 18, 2017
@DieJamesMalcolm Elrond from Lord of the Rings. pic.twitter.com/0hFnSGv0lk— Adrian Legg (@memenow) January 17, 2017
@DieJamesMalcolm @adrianshort umm it's Hugo Weaving obviously. pic.twitter.com/7LOcNTzjU0— Amanda (@ayymanduh) January 17, 2017
@DieJamesMalcolm idk who he is, but he's from slytherin.— Notorious Keegy G (@keegancraze) January 17, 2017
Fantastic work all around.
James was obviously a bit shocked when he got off the flight but he seems to be taking it well.
@DieJamesMalcolm put my phone on airplane mode when this had 7 likes then got off the plane and it's gone bloody mental— James Malcolm (@DieJamesMalcolm) January 18, 2017
One step closer to becoming a gay icon James - keep taking those celebrity selfies!
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