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Celebrity parents you have met

We always post about celebrity encounters. Well, which of you know celeb parents/siblings/families? From whence did these people come?

My dad's longtime coworker dated Brad Pitt's mom in high school and is still close friends with his family -- who came to a big retirement party for said colleague last year. I met his parents, they were really normal and very VERY Republican-seeming.

Sadly that is my sole celebrity parent encounter. You?

by Anonymousreply 3111/17/2013

My mother knows Sharon Stone's parents.

by Anonymousreply 111/09/2013

Met Farrah Fawcett and her mom. Seemed very close

by Anonymousreply 211/09/2013

Brad and Angelina probably initially bonded over what Republicunt nutjobs their parents are.

by Anonymousreply 311/09/2013

Btw, my maternal grandfather was friends/acquaintances with Marina Oswald. I never met either one.

by Anonymousreply 411/09/2013

As a kid, I met John Raitt. No clue who he was or why he was famous but my mother acted like she had just met Mick Jagger.

This was at a small dinner party and I never could quite determine who he was or what he had done. It was given by my mother's BFF Beth McVey, so I presumed he had been on Broadway or something.

Later my mother said he was Bonnie Raitt's father. That name I knew, mainly through a famous quote of hers:

Bonnie allegedly walked into a party and announced, "There isn't a face in this room I haven't sat on."

by Anonymousreply 511/09/2013

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by Anonymousreply 611/09/2013

My great-aunt knew and briefly dated Heisman winner Tom Harmon, Mark's dad, when at Michigan in the early 40s. Always spoke enormously highly of him, stayed friends with him for many years and saw him often at reunions.

by Anonymousreply 711/09/2013

R8, I'd like a link for that claim. As a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, she's stayed out of politics and opinions other than we should be intervening in places like the Sudan because of the famine, child soldiers, etc.

R5, as far as that comment from Bonnie Raitt, there was a period when she was a drunk. She really got involved with bottom-of-the-barrel types like my former neighbor, a smaller-town, sometime musician. When she finally finally gave up alcohol and got healthy, she gave up a lot that crap and redeveloped a good relationship with her father.

by Anonymousreply 911/09/2013

R8 Exactly. Angie is a secret Republican (who claims to be an independent). Not only did she support the Iraq war, she's pro-guns and said she and Clint Eastwood shared the same political views (and he's a Republican).

by Anonymousreply 1011/09/2013

Bob Fosse's cousin went to my father's church. He and his spoke better of Gwen, though.

by Anonymousreply 1111/09/2013

Angelina Jolie is a dumb junkie. She's been a dumb junkie for many years. Her political views are not something that an intelligent person would pay attention to or take seriously.

by Anonymousreply 1211/09/2013

Jean Seburg's parents. You have to be old to even know who she is.

by Anonymousreply 1311/09/2013

What were they like, R13?

by Anonymousreply 1411/09/2013

Jonathan Frakes's father.

by Anonymousreply 1511/09/2013

Julie Nixon and David Eisenhower's daughter Jennie is a local actress in Philly and a really great person. Just saw her play Lucille Frank in Parade at the Arden and she was great as always.

by Anonymousreply 1611/09/2013

Having once dated Brad Pitt's Republicunt mom is hardly anything to brag about.

by Anonymousreply 1711/09/2013

[quote]Jean Seburg's parents. You have to be old to even know who she is.

Not to mention how to spell "Seberg."

by Anonymousreply 1811/09/2013

I don't recall Jolie ever weighing in on the Iraq war. You're going to have to provide proof of that.

And WW for r18.

by Anonymousreply 1911/09/2013

I'm 35 and I know who Jean Seberg is. People are not as ignorant as you think they are.

by Anonymousreply 2011/09/2013

I Ben Curtis' (the Dell guy) father. He is a gay retired Episcopal priest.

by Anonymousreply 2111/09/2013

Anthony Kiedis's mother - very nice lady from Grand Rapids Michigan.

by Anonymousreply 2211/09/2013

Did Brad's mom give good head?

by Anonymousreply 2311/09/2013

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by Anonymousreply 2411/10/2013

Katy Perry's parents.

Urp.

by Anonymousreply 2511/10/2013

I met Susan Anton's parents thru friends of the family. Very nice!

by Anonymousreply 2611/10/2013

Heather Matarrazzo's mother. Very nice lady.

by Anonymousreply 2711/17/2013

My cousin is good friend;s with River/Joaquin's mother. Met her once . I didn;t ask about the comune they live on at oone time.

by Anonymousreply 2811/17/2013

I met Tessie Tura's father in a bar once YEARS ago

by Anonymousreply 2911/17/2013

This thread is a lot less interesting than one might think - no offence to the posters.

by Anonymousreply 3011/17/2013

Chris Evans' dad was my dentist.

by Anonymousreply 3111/17/2013
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