Pink, Taylor Swift and More Stars Who Met Their Celebrity Crushes on TV

When the stars get starstruck, too, we all win

By Rebecca Macatee May 24, 2016 6:41 PMTags
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Sometimes celebrities really are just like us.

This especially applies when the stars themselves come face to face with their own famous crushes. Take Pink, for example—as Jimmy Kimmel noted, the singer "turned the color of your hair" when Johnny Depp surprised her on his late-night TV show!

Pink isn't the only celeb who has met their celeb crush with the cameras rolling. Taylor Swift's first encounter with Justin Timberlake circa 2008 came courtesy of The Ellen DeGeneres Show—and she completely lost her chill!

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Prior to J.T.'s grand entrance, Taylor was talking about the heartbreak resulting from her breakup with Joe Jonas. But after a hug from Justin, she declared, "This makes it all better."

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Nikki Reed met her now ex-husband Paul McDonald at the premiere of Red Riding Hood back in 2011. American Idol covered the event as part of their red carpet night, and their cameras were rolling when Nikki introduced herself to Paul, who was a contestant on the show. "

"You're amazing," she said. "Wow, I'm blushing...I should go!" Nikki then gave Paul a big hug.

"Is she a famous actress or something?" he asked moments after their encounter. "I'd probably hang out with her."

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And of course, who could forget when Jack Nicholson crashed Jennifer Lawrence's interview with GMA's George Stephanopoulos back in 2013.

"You've got a fan here," said the veteran journalist.

Jack proceeded to tell a visibly shocked Jen she "did such a beautiful job" in Silver Linings Playbook (for which she won an Academy Award). "I loved you in that movie. It was great. You look like an old girlfriend of mine."

"Oh really?" Jennifer replied. "Do I look like a new girlfriend?"

"I thought about it," he quipped back.

"Is he still here?" Jen asked, to which Jack replied, "I'll be waiting!"

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