Danny DeVito Has Best Response To Teen Who Took Cardboard Cut-Out To Prom
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I judge celebrities mainly whether I'd like to have a pint with them or not: Bill Murray, yes; Ed Sheeran, nah; Danny DeVito, absolutely etc.
And proving that I'm spot-on when it comes to choosing celebrity drinking pals, DeVito has shown himself to be an even cooler fella than I gave him credit for, with the best response to a fan.
In case you missed it, Allison Closs, 17, took a cardboard cut-out of DeVito to her prom with her - good choice, mate. She quickly went viral after sharing the snaps of her and DeVito all dressed for the big night.
In a YouTube post, she explained why she'd decided to bring cardboard DeVito rather than a human, saying: "I couldn't find myself a date in real life or with an actual human. So I bought one on Amazon.
"I have always loved Danny. I loved him on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, I loved him in Hercules and Matilda. I just love him in every form he takes.
"Danny was there for me when I really needed him. He treats me the way a woman should be treated."
She even gets her dad's approval, who tells the camera: "He's a little bit older but he's a very nice man and I think he's going to treat her with a lot of respect."
The post about her prom date was shared far and wide and eventually caught the eye of DeVito himself, who decided to respond to her slightly bizarre gesture.
Rob McElhenney - the actor who plays Mac in It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia - shared a photo of Allison and cardboard cut-out DeVito, alongside one of DeVito and cardboard cut-out Allison. Perfect.
In the post, McElhenney wrote: "I heard you took cardboard Danny to Prom. What a coincidence. He took cardboard Allison to Paddy's."
The post has had almost 40,000 likes since it was shared yesterday - and quite right, too.
Allison spoke about all the attention she got since sharing the post, telling Inside Edition: "Oh my God. I felt like a celebrity.
"There were some journalists from local news sources and prior to noticing me and Danny rolling up, they're taking pictures of miscellaneous couples.
"It was like having paparazzi all around me. They were taking pictures of me the entire time I was in line. And trust me it was a long line. Everyone was staring at me and saying such nice things."