Even entertainment writers have celebrity crushes (hello,Scott Speedman,are you out there?),and sometimes things get a little crazy when we meet them.Here's what happened the day I introduced formerObsessed blogger Lauren BrowntoDonnie Wahlberg,her number-one-crush-of-all-time.(Yes,he of New Kids on the Block andBlue Bloodsfame.)
Lauren pretty much did die when she saw that video,but she had no idea that I had secretly arranged for that lunch in New York City to happen.The morning of the big day,I convinced her to meet me at a random cafe before we went to what she thought was a set visit toSesame Street(What?Lying's not my strong suit).
Here's how she reacted when I told her what we were really doing:
Later,I had Donnie watch the video of me surprising Lauren at the coffee shop.Check out the look on his face,especially in the second picture.Hilarious.
About 30 minutes later,as we were getting ready to leave,Donnie said to me,"Jess,turn your video camera back on.I'm going to do something." Of course,the first thing I said to Donnie was,"Oh my gosh,are you going to dance for us now?"
He didn't dance,but he did do THIS:
Any other NKOTB fans out there who love them as much as Lauren?Has anyone actually been on this NKOTB cruise?And tell me,what's your biggest celebrity dream?Because you never know—sometimes your wildest dreams do come true.
Catch an all-new episode ofBlue Bloodstomorrow night on CBS at 10/9c.