Nick and Vanessa Lachey kissing.
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Celebrities Who Hung Out With Normal People And Were Totally Nice

People always say that you should never meet your heroes. More often than not, the image we hold in our minds in regards to our favorite celebrities just doesn't hold up to the real thing.

That said, there are rare instances where the celebrities we meet in the real world are every bit as wonderful as we always hoped they would be. Have a look below and check out these 15 celebrities who hung out with normal people are were totally nice.

Who wouldn't want to drink whisky with one of comedy's most beloved living legends?

Conan and the cast of 'The Walking Dead'.
instagram | @conancon

"I got loaded off scotch with Conan O'brian[sic] at a bar in Aspen CO. He picked up the tab too, which was over $200. Awesome." - Reddit u/wjg10

Lewis Black is just looking for someone to talk to while on tour.

Lewis Black having a meal.
instagram | @thelewisblack

After running into the comedian in a restaurant, Reddit user ChaosMotor and their friend wound up hanging around and shooting the breeze with Lewis until almost 2 AM.

Ice Ice, Baby.

Vanilla Ice performing "Ice Ice, Baby."
Giphy | Dancing with the Stars

Reddit user mindcandy's friend struck up a conversation with a total stranger about comic books while the pair of them waited at the airport for their plane to arrive. They would later go on to discover that they'd been talking to Vanilla Ice.

Heath Ledger really was too good to be true.

Heath Ledger in 'Brokeback Mountain'.
Focus Features | Focus Features

Reddit user Housecat-in-a-Jungle once bumped into Heath Ledger while out at a cafe. He noticed that Heath was reading Alan Moore's "Swamp Thing" and the two of them wound up chatting about comics and life for roughly 1.5 hours.

"I skied and shared a few chairlifts with Dennis Haskins - Thats[sic] right Mr. Belding — Great guy. Awesome personality." - Reddit u/casey20

Mr. Belding from 'Saved By The Bell'.
Giphy | PeacockTV

Hey, hey, hey, hey — what is going on, here?! You're telling me that you skied next to Mr. Belding from Saved by the Bell?! I would've been too starstruck to move.

Angelina Jolie really is a super mom.

Angelina Jolie in 'Eternals'.
Disney | Disney

When Buzzfeed Community member ravenbard was only 13-years-old, she and her mother had the pleasure of meeting Angelina Jolie. The two moms bonded over the plight of raising children, and before Angelina walked away, she wished them both good luck.

Can you imagine partying with NBA legend, Dennis Rodman?

Dennis Rodman giving the double peace sign.
Giphy | A$AP Ferg

Redditor mrsfarias met former NBA All-Star/Champion Dennis Rodman while he was making an appearance at a Fort Lauderdale nightclub. Dennis was in fine form, serving drinks and taking pictures with anyone who asked him.

Jennifer Hudson is a great person to jam with.

Jennifer Hudson in a ball gown.
instagram | @iamjhud

BuzzFeed Community member homelandinspection was hired to do a home inspection for Jennifer Hudson. In the middle of the inspection, they asked if Jennifer wouldn't mind listening to them play the ukelele. Much to their surprise, she wound up singing along!

Bill Hader is a man of the people.

Bill Hader on 'SNL'.
Giphy | HULU

Redditor bensawn was riding a train home and feeling incredibly hungover when they noticed comedian Bill Hader seated just a couple rows over. Bill was very warm and more than willing to chat about his time spent on SNL.

What I wouldn't give...

Jamie Pressly holding a plate of cupcakes.
instagram | @jaimepressly

"Jaime Pressly (from My Name is Earl, I love You Man) used to babysit me when I was little. She still comes home for the holidays and remembers everyone's names. She is truly a nice person." - Reddit u/notjawn

Steve Buscemi is proof that not all heroes wear capes.

Steve Buscemi pretending to be young.
Giphy | PeacockTV

In a since-deleted Reddit post, this user claimed that Steve Buscemi meets their best friend every year on 9/11. Apparently, her father perished when the buildings came down, so she and Steve meet at his old fire hall.

Salma Hayek could convince me to do just about anything.

Salma Hayek standing on balcony at night.
instagram | @salmahayek

Reddit user sidianmsjones was attending a spiritual retreat when in walked Salma Hayek. The pair of them got to talking about tattoos during lunch and Selma wound up talking sidianmsjones out of getting one!

To Harry Potter, the boy who lived!

Daniel Radcliffe on 'SNL'.
Giphy |

While out for a celebratory dinner at a London hotel, BuzzFeed Community member zoeredhart ran into Daniel Radcliffe in the lobby. After chatting for 20 minutes or so, Dan wound up joining their whole family for a drink, and even made a toast in Dumbledore's honor.

Passing notes can sometimes lead to wonderful conversations.

Paul Rudd in 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife'.
Sony Pictures | Sony Pictures

Reddit user Glibnik was seated right next to Paul Rudd on their plane ride home. They wanted to compliment Paul on the band t-shirt he wore in Clueless, but didn't want to pester the renowned comedian — so they wrote him a note.

I have so many 'Love Is Blind' questions.

Nick Lachey on 'Love Is Blind'.
Giphy | NETFLIX

"Nick Lachey is a huge fan of University of Cincinnati football, so he is going to be going over to my friends apartment to pregame with my friends dad before UC football games. I am only living a few seconds away will probably be hanging out with Nick Lachey." - Reddit u/spinney