Young thug in crooked baseball hat to female friend: No, everyone should have the right to love Tom Cruise.
–41st & Lexington
40-something Midwest tourist to 40-something friends: Yeah, this is where Miley Cyrus was staying. (points to Sheraton hotel, friends gasp in excitement)
–53rd & 7th
Tourist son to mom: Let's go to the park and watch Jerry Seinfeld play softball.
–67th & Central Park West
Overheard by: Q
Random guy outside on corner: Yo, I just saw Phil Donahue. I just saw him walking down the street… (starts to sing in Cops theme song style) Whatchu gonna do when Phil Donahue comes for you? (pause) Yo, Phil Donahue is a crazy motherfucker!
–Astoria Boulevard, Queens
Girl on cell: Yeah, but I tower over him when I wear heels…and I'm not exactly sure if I'm ready to be Katie Holmes to his Tom Cruise.
–33rd & Broadway
Woman: Everywhere I go, I see either someone I know or a celebrity!
–69th & Columbus
Little boy to mother: Oooh…I thought Malcolm X was a singer.
–Flatbush & Beekman
Overheard by: Chelsea