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What’s your claim to fame? Did you meet the Obamas while on vacation? Did you sit next to Patti Smith on a NYC subway? No? Maybe your claim to fame is a little less brag-worthy. Maybe you’re completely embarrassed about it. One Twitter user called for people to come forward with their “crappiest” claim to to fame.
She started off with her own:
What is your crappest claim to fame? I wrote the history, about us and careers sections for a disliked Irish department store's website— Fiona Hyde (@andgoseek) September 14, 2017
Several people chimed in with their own stories.
This guy sold Gerard Butler a CD player cleaner.
I sold Gerard Butler a CD player cleaner the same night he presented something at the IRMA Awards https://t.co/qgJZNjnBJX— MacDara Conroy (@MacDara) September 15, 2017
Everyone loves a great drunk Sean Penn story.
Met Sean Penn drunk on the street. He was so hammered he kept missing his mouth with his hotdog. https://t.co/MQuUaqorhi— Andrew Dunne (@WayOverDunne) September 15, 2017
Poor Ringo Starr. He’s always the underdog.
Ringo Starr goes to my dentist https://t.co/eKrrQe3vNG— Lottie Cat (@onesidedswedge) September 15, 2017
Don’t go misinterpreting waterfalls….
Bette Midler once told me off via email for misinterpreting the vibe of TLC's 'Waterfalls' https://t.co/P8VRqR2bp6— alan clor (@alanclor) September 15, 2017
Ever had a selfie make the top Google image result?
for a few years, my selfie was the 1st Google image result for "red tongue" making me TECHNICALLY more famous than the Rolling Stones https://t.co/bz4s7TFL3J— Boots McGoot ℹ️ (@Thiefree) September 14, 2017
Remember: Your stock photos will always come back to haunt you.
I modeled for some stock photography when I was 18 and thought it'd never come up again but I ended up photoshopped on a romance novel— Dingus (@DingoHilgard) September 14, 2017
This copywriter named a McDonald’s sandwich. Actually, he should be very proud of that one.
I named a McDonald's sandwich in Canada.— Jarrod Banadyga (@banadyga) September 14, 2017
But this one might be the winner.
Ivanka Trump babysat me...twice https://t.co/gViHgX0enI— Jacqueline Silvester (@Jacky_Silvester) September 14, 2017
We’re going to need more information, Jacqueline.
Tiffany Kelly is the Unclick editor at Daily Dot. Previously, she worked at Ars Technica and Wired. Her writing has appeared in several other print and online publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Popular Mechanics, and GQ.