Eddie Redmaynehas met quite a few celebrities this awards season, calling himself "a kid in a candy store" when it comes to being surrounded by so many of his childhood idols. But not every experience has been smooth. The actor told Jimmy Kimmel last night when he met Jennifer Aniston, he and his wife "were just incredibly inappropriate."
"We so wanted to meet her," he explained, noting he and his wife are Friends fans (obviously) and got very excited when they spotted Aniston at a party. "We just literally stalked about four meters behind her for the entire evening, and eventually I think she was like, 'Okay.' Anyway, so we got to meet her, and she was as beautiful and wonderful as you'd expect her to be."
Redmayne is aware this interaction could've been far less pleasant. "She could've turned around and slapped us for stalking her like that," he told Kimmel. "Well, yes, she would certainly be within her legal rights to do that," the host agreed. "Absolutely!" said Redmayne.
Of course, the actor didn't just gush about Aniston. He was pretty starstruck by Julia Roberts, too ("Suddenly, there I was, hugging Julia Roberts, and then I was meant to be articulate.") Watch Redmayne recount the experiences below. With that charm and his ability to stare into your soul, how could he not win you over?
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