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If you want to get a selfie with a celebrity, you can’t sit back and just hope you get the chance. You have to make your own luck.
But there’s one thing working in your favor – famous people love taking pictures of themselves. You just have to put yourself in the right place at the right time.
Snagging a selfie with an actor, pop star, or athlete is more of an art than a science, but there are a few things you can do to drastically improve your chances.
Inspired by Rob Morris’ guide to getting a selfie with a politician, we’ve compiled our own list of 15 surefire ways to get a selfie with any famous person.
Here they are:
Go to a movie premiere.
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Wear their gear.
Stick out your tongue.
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Get a bunch of other famous people together.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
Find a dog — or a corporate sponsor.
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Actually, any cute animal will do.
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Get a selfie with their wax figure instead.
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Bring a selfie stick.
Dress to impress.
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Find a mirror.
A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Oct 28, 2015 at 9:30am PDT
Have the same first name.
Be in uniform.
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Find a trophy and stand near it.
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Be part of a crowd.
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