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Celebrity Perks that Backfire and Feel Good

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by rlfjr, Jul 15, 2003.

  1. rlfjr

    rlfjr NRA Life Member

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    Celebrity Perks that backfire and Warm Your Heart

    FM 100.7 (radio station) was doing one of their "is anyone listening" bits this morning. The first one was, "Ever have a celebrity pull the 'Do you know who I am' routine?

    A lady called in and said that when she was visiting her cattle rancher Uncle in Billings, MT a few years ago, they went to dinner at a restaurant that does not take reservations. The wait was about 45 minutes. Lots of other rancher types and their spouses were already waiting.

    In comes Ted Turner and Jane Fonda. They want a table. The hostess says they'll have to wait about 45 minutes. Jane Fonda asks the hostess if she knows who she is. "Yes, but you'll still have to wait 45 minutes." Then Jane says, "Is the manager in?"

    The manager comes out, "May I help you?"

    "Do you know who I am?" asked both Jane and Ted.

    "Yes, but these folks have all been waiting already and I can't put you in ahead of them."

    Then Ted asks to speak to the owner. The owner comes out. Jane again asks, "Do you know who I am?" The owner says, "Yes, I do. Do you know who I am? I am the owner of this restaurant and a Vietnam Veteran. Not only will you not get a table ahead of all of my friends and neighbors here, but you also will not be eating in my restaurant tonight or any other night. Good bye!..........

    Only in America, what a great country!

    Keep passing this on. May we NEVER forget the unprosecuted.
     
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    trcubed Senior Member

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    HA! Good on him!

    And she deserves a thousand time worse...
     

  3. rlfjr

    rlfjr NRA Life Member

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    As my young daughter would say, she deserves a thousand times a thousand times worse. I was in Vietnam when Jane was shooting off her mouth, and she deserves lots worse than having to wait in line with the rest of us American citizens. Obviously she (and Ted) never had to "hurry up and wait" in the line for chow on any military base.
     
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    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    pesticidal Eh? CLM

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    I heard this one told several years ago, from a friend who claimed it happened in his brother-in law's cafe in Dillon.