Sick of bad news in your feed? Here are a bunch of nice stories...
We're inspired to ask the Illawarra for their feel good stories after seeing this online:
Twitter user @BAKKOOONN asked for some nice celebrity allegations, given the negativity of the news lately...
if anyone has any nice allegations against a celebrity that would be great too. does a famous actor give good christmas presents. does lady comedian alwyays smoke people out— BAKOON (@BAKKOOONN) November 9, 2017
...and thousands and thousands of replies came through.
Pail Rudd seems like the nicest, sweetest guy ever.— 🌎Ana Gaffga🌏 (@pmccre) November 11, 2017
Bruce Springsteen was incredibly nice. Doug Jones too. Michael Berryman from Hills Have Eyes bought Buffy comics from my buddy's comic shop.— Arron James (@ArronJamesMusic) November 9, 2017
Once, I was nearly humiliated at the grocery store when I didn't have enough money. Felt a tap on my shoulder, then someone handed a $100 note. A voice said, "Hey, don't be ashamed. We've all been there." I turn around and it's Terry Richardson.— Tudley (@Thoirdealbhaigh) November 10, 2017
David Tennant not only graciously accepted an academic paper from a random fan in the Richard II stage door line but actually read it and sent me an appreciative note about it— the cold genius (@angevin2) November 9, 2017
Lin-Manuel is also a very kind and genuine guy. Kindest eyes I’ve ever seen.— Mara “Get Rid of the Nazis” Wilson (@MaraWilson) November 10, 2017
Salma Hayek danced with my little sister at a party once, as did Shannon Doherty, and Spice Girl Mel C played Connect 4 with her. Lucy Liu was so incredibly kind and lovely when we worked together when I was nine that she became one of my first big crushes.— Mara “Get Rid of the Nazis” Wilson (@MaraWilson) November 10, 2017
Ian McKellen was once late to an interview with my mother and he entered the room on his knees to beg her for forgiveness— marisa buxbaum (@blackanorak) November 11, 2017
Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman let me stay with them when my mom was in the hospital for cancer surgeries— Mara “Get Rid of the Nazis” Wilson (@MaraWilson) November 10, 2017
Hugh Jackman remembers the names of people he meets a year between meetings even if they're nobodies (source: me)— christian mccrea (@christianmccrea) November 9, 2017
David Bowie helped a friend's daughter carry her harp to her car and always held the door for me and said hello when I visited their building. Also Nicole Kidman got lost and I helped her find her location and she was really appreciative.— Amy Wilson (@amywilson) November 10, 2017
John cena was nice to the adults I was with but truly AMAZING to the kids. Approached them, got down on their level, joked with them, asked if they wanted pics (not the other way around). I was so impressed— QQBird (@WillaBSunshine) November 11, 2017
Brian May from Queen came into work one time and bought 7 different onsies for his "grandkiddies" as he called them. It made my day just hearing one of my music heroes say grandkiddies.— Jake Biggs (@biggaroonie) November 11, 2017
Benedict Cumberbatch was asked but had tight schedule so contacted patients parents, got a few personal details about the patient, then suprise met them at a train station in character, ‘deducing’ all the details. Brought her a hat,loads of show goodies,paid for lunch: utter gent— Fear the Ocean (@FearTheOcean) November 11, 2017
Had a great experience with late-great #JoanRivers. She did wkly shows at small nyc clubs to raise money for diff charities. She once (awesomely) made fun of me in front of the audience, then bought me a drink later, along with others she picked on during her sets.— BrianMasefield (@BrianMasefield) November 11, 2017
I met Mr. T in a comic book store. He let my brother wear one of his chains, said he liked our dinosaur shirts and told us to stay drug free pic.twitter.com/KuT2ohrLZa— Nathan Rivera (@nathanrivera) November 12, 2017
I wanted to give Tom Hanks a letter at a signing and his security guard went to take it away but Tom just went ‘NO, don’t worry, I’ll take it and read it later’ and then proceeded to give me a fist bump 💛— Elyssa Sayers (@elyssasayers) November 11, 2017
Britney Spears just opened a childhood cancer facility in Nevada, donated a painted she made for $10,000 to benefit Vegas shooting victims and is working on enhancing education in Louisiana schools.— . (@ShamelessAlvi) November 11, 2017