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I was thinking the other day that I don't have a single claim to fame. I'm not distantly related to anyone famous, I've never spilt a drink on anyone notable, I was never best friends with anyone who went to make it. I have a few rubbish second handers - my mum used to play badminton with Graham Thorpe's mum. I once sat next to someone at work who used to be friends with Dermot O'Leary, my brother once kissed Demi Moore. (Actually that's quite good.) But none of my own.

So does anyone else out there have any good, or indeed rubbish, claims to fame?
 

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My mum is friends with the mum of the actor who plays Jon Snow in Game of Thrones.

That's as far as I've got so far.

Oh, I'm friends with Paddy too - that's a pretty good one.
 

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I split open a large prawn as part of my starter at Langans in Mayfair and the contents of its head shot over my shoulder and into Lorraine Kelly's hair
 

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My next door neighbour in Sandbach as a kid was Brian Wilde's nephew.
 

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I was thinking the other day that I don't have a single claim to fame. I'm not distantly related to anyone famous, I've never spilt a drink on anyone notable, I was never best friends with anyone who went to make it. I have a few rubbish second handers - my mum used to play badminton with Graham Thorpe's mum. I once sat next to someone at work who used to be friends with Dermot O'Leary, my brother once kissed Demi Moore. (Actually that's quite good.) But none of my own.

So does anyone else out there have any good, or indeed rubbish, claims to fame?

You have no cliam to fame yet your borther kissed Demi Moore??? That sounds like a pretty good one to me!

I have literally nothing. I have muttered a couple of words to my musical heroes Sleater-Kinney but no one else has ever heard of them. Apart from that, Kriss Akabusi came to my school once. That is it.
 

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Stood having a piss next to Mark Williams the welsh snooker player at one of the M5 services a few years ago.
 

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You have no cliam to fame yet your borther kissed Demi Moore??? That sounds like a pretty good one to me!

I have literally nothing. I have muttered a couple of words to my musical heroes Sleater-Kinney but no one else has ever heard of them. Apart from that, Kriss Akabusi came to my school once. That is it.

Had I kissed Demi Moore, that'd be something, but I find it hard to feel pride about my brother's sexual conquests.

My wife sat on Roger Black's knee when he visited her school.
 

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I sold Fireworks to Kevin Keen once
I told Rob Hindmarch (RIP), whilst he was shopping in the Garden Centre I worked in that he was shit
I nearly knocked over Isaac Okoronkwo outside the Billy Wright, he left the club soon after that
 

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I met Stuart Pearce in a services on the way to Wales, top bloke signed one of the lads magazine and gave us a wave as we beeped the horn on the way out!

Thats about it with my brush with fame (if you can call it that)
 

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Stood having a piss next to Mark Williams the welsh snooker player at one of the M5 services a few years ago.

My mate found himself having a piss next to Shaun Murphy while he was champion, he said to him 'its not every day you get to have a piss next to a world champion' to which he replied 'I do'
 

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I met Stuart Pearce in a services on the way to Wales, top bloke signed one of the lads magazine and gave us a wave as we beeped the horn on the way out!

Thats about it with my brush with fame (if you can call it that)

What aout Shefali?

I've got only a few crap ones. I mat Jack Charlton on a train on the way to a Wolves game and got his autograph. A current England International cricketer has been to my cricket club to watch his brothers/nephew play for and against us. My sister went out with one of the Charlatans before they made the big time and currently teaches the son of a band member of Embrace. Embrace played a gig in a mates back garden.
 

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I have no real claims to fame either, I did however walk within a couple of feet of Fergie at Cheltenham this year.

I once walked through the back of a live central news report outside Molineux and someone at work saw me ( I was blissfully unaware). My image was relatively centre stage in a crowd shot the Wolves website always used to use.

I also once spoke on the phone to one of the guys who does the voiceover for the goals round up on the football League show.

I suppose in hindsight I have also been hammered at darts by both Wayne Jones and Chris Mason.
 
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I have a few very weak ones.

I once worked with Pato Banton on a project to upgrade the facilities in our music room (I work in a school) - he was very unreliable.
My Dad was in the same class as Sir Mervyn King at the Grammar School
My Uncle invented Hoopers Hooch

EDIT: Oh, and I've met Nick Owen a couple of times. Once at a bar in the Mailbox, and again at Penn Cricket Club when his son's team were playing there. It was FA Cup Final day and he and his son were sat alone in the bar watching the match whilst everyone else was outside in the sunshine watching the cricket!

My missus once held a BBC camera and filmed the Midlands Today reporter do her final piece to camera when they featured our school once. She was actually responsible for some BBC output!
 

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Andy Murray burst my lip with a snowball when I was 11.

Terry Butcher sneezed on the back of my head at a Dundee United game.
 

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Oh the ex joint Champion Flat Race Title winner, Seb Sanders was in my class at school.
 
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