Unless you’re Justin Bieber, it’s becoming more and more popular for big superstars to hold meet and greet sessions for their biggest fans.
However the results of the posed photographs do not always go to plan- awkward hugs, huge spaces between them and far too much touching are just some of the results.
Here are 21 super fans meeting their biggest idols and the awkward photographs.
We can see what these girls were going for and it sure was nice of One Direction to play along but those are some seriously fake smiles
Rihanna is such a good sport for her fans.
You can tell she feels a little uncomfortable though.
But sometimes it’s not the celebs being the creepy ones.
This man invading Khloe Kardashian’s personal bubble needs to back up!
It actually looks like neither Hugh Grant or the ‘fan’ want to be in this meet and greet photo.
Thankfully, some celebs can take meet and greets gone wrong well, just like Tim Tebow. Still, this probably isn’t what he bargained for.
Demi Lovato doesn’t have a problem getting to really know her fans, but we can’t help but think we wouldn’t choose this exact pose with our fave celebs…
Once again Rihanna enjoying some meet and greet fun with a fan.
First rule of a meet and greet, at least pretend like you are happy.
Lady Gaga fails to do this in epic fashion alongside her ‘little monsters’.
What is even happening here between Russell Brand and one of his fans?
Bow in the presence of greatness, Kanye fan.
You can tell Paris Hilton is just thinking “….oooo-kay!” and is ready for this pic to be over already.
Nicki Minaj might be smiling with these fans but we know her judging face well enough to know she thinks this is one awkward encounter.
Hulk Hogan… and James Blunt
James Blunt meets Hulk Hogan. Awkwardness ensues.
Oh Kim, is it even possible to have a faker smile than this? Yikes!
While we saw earlier that the Biebs was down to get up close and personal with some of his fans, he seems none too happy about this super awk meet and greet.
Avril Lavigne doing her upmost best to keep out of this fan meet and greet photograph.
We know Brit loves her fans but you’d never know it from looking at her meet and greet pics!
Sir Patrick Stewart
Sir Patrick Stewart sure is great for playing along with this man who insists on being so close, while also towering above him.
Speaking of grabbing, can this fan sue Justin Bieber for this? What a creep!
It’s probably a good thing he no longer does meet and greets!
Some would call this man lucky, others would tell him to burn his hands off…
But the most awkward meet and greet of all? That inspired worldwide derision, a terrible album, and the end of a marriage?