Because I am CLEARLY not ready to move on from the subject, today I will provide you with a detailed rundown of my emotional state at various points throughout the experience of meeting Gary Oldman. The further I get from it the more surreal and amazing it becomes to me, and I am just now starting to process things.
Another thing you should know about me besides my all-encompassing love of Gary Oldman is that I have an all-encompassing love of gifs. So I figured what better way to explain everything than with gifs of the man himself to narrate? Let’s begin.
After I found the set Tuesday morning, everyone at work was like, “Erin, you need to calm down,” and I was all:
I’d had the whole scenario rehearsed for years in anticipation. How I imagined I would greet him:
And what actually happened:
Because let’s be honest:
When I was standing outside of his trailer and he walked out of the building:
I expected him to be totally unenthused:
But instead he was awesome, because after all:
When I got home from meeting him I was too excited to do anything other than:
And then all day yesterday I would remember that I’d actually met Gary Oldman:
Everyone expected that my rabid enthusiasm would result in wooing my way into his trailer, and I’d be all seductive like:
But the story is still awesome. Who did I tell?
And when people get tired of hearing about it: