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    People Are Sharing Their IRL Encounters With Celebrities And I'm Busting Out The Popcorn

    “I was at a party in West Hollywood and bumped into Miley Cyrus in the bathroom..."

    If you like to hear about IRL celebrity encounters, you’re going to want to know about the Instagram account OverheardCelebs, which posts stories from regular people — mainly shared via DM — about their funny, awkward, or otherwise memorable run-ins with famous people.

    Among the stories they've shared are ones about Miley Cyrus:

    Miley at a party sticking out her tongue and making the peace sign

    Gary Busey:

    Brie Larson:

    An ecstatic Brie holding her Best Actress Oscar on the night she won


    An eBay listing for the cup asking for a a starting bid of $11.50

    and Chadwick Boseman:

    A smiling Chadwick in a jean jacket

    The people behind the account — which is a collaboration between Comments By Celebs and OverheardLA — admit that it’s impossible to realistically guarantee the authenticity of each submission, but they feel pretty confident the ones they feature are.

    Julie Kramer from Comments By Celebs says, “Going through so many per day, we’ve gotten a good sense as to what feels fabricated and what feels legitimate. We will also often ask the submitter to provide additional context or proof if something feels off."

    Emma Diamond from Comments By Celebs adds, “Additionally, so many of the submissions have such weirdly random, specific details, that it would feel almost bizarre to make up.”

    Also lending credibility? The celebs who have commented on the stories about themselves:

    Approving comments from Mathew Mcconaughey, Elzabeth Banks, Jennifer Garner and David Spade

    The account aims to keep the stories pretty feel-good — Emma made a point of saying they won’t be posting anything mean-spirited or negative in nature. Bridget Berman from Overheard adds, “We hope to bring a small bit of joy to people’s lives while they’re doom-scrolling on their phone.”

    Oh, and here’s one last thing Emma wanted to say: “If you’re reading this, our DMs are open.”