Twitter users have shared their funniest, and most awkward, celebrity encounters online.
After asking followers for their own embarrassing experiences, the topic quickly went viral, with other fans tweeting their cringe-worthiest moments.
One red-faced user revealed their father had asked an obliging Ed Sheeran for a beer after mistaking him for a waiter.
Another follower remembered thanking former US president Barack Obama profusely for shaking his hand, in a series of hilarious stories.
Twitter users have shared their funniest, and most awkward, celebrity encounters online, in a thread that was kicked off by celebrity enthusiast Rachel Marshall from London. Lindsey Lovitt revealed her father had asked an obliging Ed Sheeran for a beer after mistaking him for a waiter
Rachelle Denton admitted she got rather tongue-tied upon meeting actor Daniel Day Lewis and told him how ‘tall’ he was after he thanked her for getting him a coffee, in another hilarious story
And elsewhere a Twitter user by the name of Izzy recalled Harry Potter star Daniel Radliffe’s disappointed face when she awkwardly told him that he ‘looked like a wizard’
Meanwhile Twitter user Andrew admitted that he panicked on meeting former American president Barack Obama, and thanked him for shaking his hand
Chloe from Glasgow remembered how she was doing a live video chat with Ellie Goulding, who told her she recognised her, to which she replied awkwardly: ‘I recognise you too!’
Meanwhile during a trip to New York’s Central Park, Cait told how she ran into Miranda Kerr (seen centre) who complimented her scent, to which she replied ‘Thanks it’s my sweat’
Elsewhere Conz Preti ran into actor Michael Keaton before gasping loudly ‘Omg Batman!’ (sic), in another of a series of amusing tweets online
Meanwhile an awkward fan mistakenly left Rihanna hanging when she tried to high-five her, and another follower told Cher she should ‘turn on the air conditioning’ as she was sweating
Morgan Knox recalled how she asked Demi Lovato for a hug at a meet and greet event, who reportedly ‘smiled and turned away’
Adding to the awkward moments, Twitter user Lilia got tongue tied upon meeting singer Brendon Urie and uttered ‘You’re the reason I’m a lesbian’ instead of ‘you’re the reason I came out’
Elsewhere user Paige surely left Matt Damon less than reassured when he asked if she was okay with her suitcase on a plane, to which she said: ‘Trying not to hit your kids in the face’
Keen runner Brie Mele ran into Will Smith in Miami and told him she thought he was a meteorologist as he was pointing at the sky
Elsewhere Michael Buble was not impressed when Katelyn Ni Diabeheis told him her father’s nickname for the star was ‘Mickey Bubbles’
Carlota Blanco was left red-faced when he told Ewan McGregor who he was- claiming he got the ‘stink eye’, in another awkward tweet
One Twitter user suffered a classic fail when she attempted to film singer Kehlani, but realised afterwards that she had forgotten to press record
And fan Jackie didn’t make the smoothest impression upon meeting Jude Law, pulling out a penguin-shaped paper for him to autograph as she could find nothing else
Twitter user Ellie was visiting a shopping centre in Dubai and playing a Coldplay song when Chris Martin wandered over and complimented her music, to which she said ‘ya thanks’
And Twitter user Mary was awkwardly ignored when she proclaimed her love to singer Connor from The Vamps, in a series of hilarious viral tweets