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Lorde Invited This Cashier To The Governors Ball To Celebrate Her New Job

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It's easy to forget that celebrities are people too. I mean, the only updates I get about my friend Jan is when she 'accidently' turns on her Strava app when she takes the bus to work every morning, and that's only because I still can't figure out how to turn the push notifications off in the app.

It's part of why every time a celebrity does something the rest of us consider normal, (they're just like us!) a photo of someone holding their kid, spotted a Bed, Bath, & Beyond, or simply eating ice cream will go supernova all over Twitter and Instagram with people gawking at a human being trying to eat their Triple Chocolate Chunk ice cream in peace. Still, it does help humanize people who previously seemed untouchable, and every now and then a story pops up that makes things even better when the celeb opts to simply chill with a fan as a regular person.

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It's always awesome when you encounter a celebrity and they're cool and pleasant and happy to meet you. Like that time a woman met Jay-Z on the subway but didn't recognize him, and this wonderful exchange occurred.

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It's even more awesome when you're able to have a meaningful interaction with that celebrity, which is exactly what happened with Twitter user @ThatEmely when Lorde stopped by the Liquiteria she worked at to pick up a smoothie. The two got to talking and they totally hit it off.

Even if @ThatEmely was geeking out a bit.

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In fact, they hit it off so well, that Lorde messaged her on Twitter after their in-store encounter with an invitation to go to Governors Ball with her.

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It's kind of adorable how Lorde says she was "too shy" to ask her new friend if she wanted to tag along, but I totally get it. Being a celebrity probably doesn't change the fact that it feels kind of awkward really wanting to hang out with someone after just meeting them for a few minutes.

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Obviously, @ThatEmely was ecstatic.

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And Twitter was very, very excited for her.

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I mean, wouldn't you be?

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As far as celebrity encounters go, this is pretty much a best-case scenario.

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It'd be like getting to lift weights with Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Or hanging with Snoop.

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What a great way to kick off a new job.

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