Seth Rogen Reveals His Most Hilarious Celebrity Encounters


| LAST UPDATE 05/14/2021

By Molly Houghton
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Seth Rogen is spilling all of his funniest Hollywood secrets in a new memoir, Yearbook. From Kanye West to Tom Cruise, here are some of the actor's most awkward and LOL-worthy moments with other celebrities.

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Arguably one of the highlights included in Seth's new book is the time he peed in a Snapple bottle outside of Tom Cruise's home. Yup, you read that right. But don't worry, our A-list comedian isn't too concerned about the embarrassing experience. "Am I kept up at night by the thought that Tom Cruise likely has video footage of me urinating in a Snapple bottle in my car? No," Seth joked.

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The new author also discussed his bond with Kanye West. Seth called their friendship the "longest and weirdest" in Hollywood. The two apparently met in 2004 when the rapper jogged by Rogen's house and yelled out, "You're a funny mother******." After that, the new friends hung out quite a few times.

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But Rogen also talked about his encounter with Queen B herself. Before Seth and Beyonce worked together on The Lion King, the actor tried to introduce himself to the performer at the 2011 Grammys: "I should have gone up to her like you would the queen or that giant bird creature in Harry Potter that you have to bow to before you can fly around on it," Rogen wrote. Instead, the Knocked Up star boldly walked up to Bey, got abruptly stopped by a security guard, and spilled a drink on himself moments before going on stage.

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And while we know him best as a comedic powerhouse, Rogen also revealed in Yearbook that he and friend Jason Segel auditioned for rapper Eminem's drama 8 Mile back when Freaks & Geeks ended. But neither actor landed the role. "Auditioning is embarrassing in the best of times. Add the fact that one of my best friends is watching me do it and that we're both reading for rappers from Detroit, which we could NOT have been less right for," Seth joked.

Want to see more? Check out Yearbook for yourself.