Hollywood A-List Stars Share Annoying Things Fans Say to Them in Public (Video)

Reese Witherspoon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jake Gyllenhaal and Mark Ruffalo reveal the most common lines they get from strangers

Last Updated: September 17, 2014 @ 11:49 AM

Ever wonder how stupid celebrities think you sound when you approach them in public?

Perhaps hearing them reveal the most common lines strangers feed them on the street will make you think twice before asking, “Are you that guy from that movie?”

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Vanity Fair asked A-list Hollywood talent attending the Toronto International Film Festival what fans say to them when they happen to cross paths in real life, and Reese Witherspoon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell are among the movie stars who answered.

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If you’re too lazy to watch the video (above), read the best answers transcribed for your convenience below:

Reese Witherspoon: “You’re my best friend and you don’t even know it.”

Keira Knightley: “”Aren’t you Anne Hathaway?’ And I said no, and they wouldn’t believe me.”

Steve Carell: “Stephen Colbert, love you.”

Jake Gyllenhaal: “They say, ‘We don’t want to talk to you, we just want to take a picture with you.'”

Benedict Cumberbatch: “Hey, you’re ‘Doctor Who.'”

Mark Ruffalo: “Can I get a picture? Who are you again?”

Jennifer Connelly: “[Gasp] It’s Demi Moore!”

Dominic West: “Are you…I know you…who are you again? What have you done?”

Elizabeth Banks: “Most of them say that they want to put their bike in my trunk, which is a line from ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin.’