Ministry of Gossip

The gospel on celebrity and pop culture

« Previous Post | Ministry of Gossip Home | Next Post »

PREACH IT! Good signs from Reese Witherspoon and Angelina Jolie

August 20, 2010 |  5:26 pm
Reese-witherspoon We’ve been grooving over the paparazzi pics of sunny Reese Witherspoon signing a fan’s shirt. With so many bad celebrity stories emerging this summer -- Mel Gibson, Lindsay Lohan -- the pics are a welcome respite.

According to Autograph magazine, Witherspoon is one of the A-list women best known for accommodating autograph-seeking fans and professional signature collectors.

"Sweet lady, good signer," says the magazine’s Steve Cyrkin. “Reese is as unaffected by fame as she is beautiful, and loves her fans.”

Of course, not all celebrities are so gracious to the fans who made them rich and famous.

"Demi Moore," Cyrkin dishes. "Bad signer, bad attitude. Treats fans like they're ghosts. She completely ignores them as if they're not there."

Other "bad signers" include Cameron Diaz and Barbra Streisand.

Diaz is "incredibly hard to get an autograph from," Cyrkin explains, "but at least she's usually nice enough to tell you she won't sign."

Not so Streisand.

"She's known to be rude and demeaning in public and very rarely signs," Cyrkin says. "I don't ...

... recall when I've last heard of her signing. It's a shame because she's such a phenomenally talented singer that her autograph would be the prize possession of many of her fans, forever."

Fans of Angelina Jolie, however, can take heart. Like another great signer, Miley Cyrus, Jolie is a favorite among signature collectors.

"In my mind, she’s the best A-list female signer of all time," Cyrkin says. "They don't come more fan friendly and happier to sign. Angelina's not out in public as much as she used to be -- in the old days she'd walk right up to fans and sign away, kid on hip -- but she signs as much as she can whenever she can.

"We even know of an instance where a fan found out the hotel room she was staying in, knocked on her door ... and Jolie let her in!"

-- Leslie Gornstein

Photo: Reese Witherspoon at a photo call for "Monsters vs. Aliens" in Rome on March 13, 2009. Credit: Tiziana Fabi / AFP / Getty Images

Related dispatches from the Ministry of Gossip:

PREACH IT! A rare hiccup from Jennifer Aniston's purring PR machine

PREACH IT! Lindsay Lohan: Lowballed at $1 million? [poll]

PREACH IT! The stars of 'True Blood': Not hot, not gross, just tired [poll]

Do you heart Reese Witherspoon or Angelina Jolie? Click and scroll to read more.

Comments 

Advertisement










Video