I'm standing at STL this morning (30 Jul), right at the podium, waiting for pre-boarding to begin for Flight 507 to MSP, when Destiny's Child, their manager and entourage come up to the desk to check in! I was like, 3 feet away from Beyonce, Michelle and Kelly. They signed a picture for the gate agent. The gate agents pre-boarded them and their entourage. When I boarded just a couple minutes later, I saw they were in row 4 (last row of first). I believe Beyonce's mom was with them in row four, and then their manager was in seat 3D just in front of Beyonce. The rest of the entourage was back in coach - and this 717 hadn't yet been configured for AA's "More room throughout coach" so they were probably pissed they couldn't sit up with their bosses
. Anyway, during the flight, I noticed the F/A walk by with a pen. I knew she was trying to get their autograph. When she came back to ask me if I needed anything else, I asked her if she got their autograph. She smiled and said "Oh, you know who they are. Yeah, they said they're not signing anything because they don't want the teenage girls back in coach to get wind of it and then stampede up to TWFirst for autographs." The big fat slob sitting next to me then said "Oh, my granddaughter is going to be disappointed. Her name is Kelsey." (implying that he wanted the F/A to go back and try to get an autograph for his granddaughter. He wouldn't have even known who they were if I hadn't have told him). But sure enough, the F/A comes back a couple minutes later with not only a signed TWA napkin for him, but handed me one as well! How cool. I wanted to get a picture, but I thought it would be cheeky and rude.
Well, that was my excitement for the morning.
BTW, they weren't wearing any makeup and looked really tired, but they seemed very nice. And yes, they were "Boodylicious"
How much do you think will this napkin be worth someday?
An unexamined life isn't worth living.