Michael B. Jordan meets fan who took a cardboard cut-out of him as prom date
Audeva Agyeman scored a once-in-a-lifetime chance to meet her idol, “Creed” and “Black Panther” star Michael B. Jordan, after she took him to prom—sort of.
It all started when the teen posted on Twitter back in April about her date for the event. She said that because of “procrastinating and waiting ’til the last minute,” Agyeman decided to take a cardboard cut-out version of Jordan instead. “I spent [three] hours making my sexy prom date,” the teen joked on the social media site.
Because of her gimmick, Agyeman’s post reached virality with 5,170 retweets and almost 13,800 likes as of this writing.
After not being able to get a prom date from procrastinating and waiting til the last minute, i spent 3 hours making my sexy prom date. I got on @TheShadeRoomm but now i need to MEET my man @michaelb4jordan @TheEllenShow pls help. RT FOR #GetDeetoMBJ pic.twitter.com/9y7Kt4MwsJ
— Mrs. Chance & B. Jordan (@uhdeevuh) April 17, 2018
While netizens rooted for her and called on Jordan to see her efforts, it appears that their calls paid off. Two months after the prom, Jordan surprised her with a meet and greet. He even toured her on the set of his upcoming movie, “Creed 2.”
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Quick S/O to all 5 guys who decided not to go to prom with me, this was so much better.😂YALL I MET MICHAEL B(e my date to senior prom in May) JORDAN!! Best Day Ever 🤧💕 Thank you @michaelbjordan & @creedmovie #creed #creed2 #michaelbjordan #trending feel free to tag ellen or theshaderoom or whatevaaaa 👀ADVERTISEMENT
“Realllllly [wished] I had more time to prepare and look decent and not a hot mess, but ITS ALL GUCCI,” Agyeman wrote on her Instagram Wednesday, as she shared pics of her being hugged by the actor.
Agyeman recalled that the “Creed 2″ staff reached out to her on Twitter, saying that they were doing a special project for superfans of the actor.
“They picked me up from my house and a 2-hour drive later and I’m being interviewed next thing I know I’m screaming because Michael B Jordan was standing right behind me the whole time,” Agyeman told The Huffington Post. “I was so confused and I told the people ‘YOU GUYS TRICKED ME’ and they all laughed.”
The two of them talked for a while, but Agyeman noted she “barely comprehended because I was drawing blanks staring at him.” And although their meeting was brief because he had to go back to work, the teen said “the whole thing was great.” Katrina Hallare /ra
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