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  May 8th, 2012       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

It’s my great pleasure to announce a new section to Simply Streep – the Fan Sightings. Over the years, many fans and visitors of Simply Streep were fortunate to meet Meryl Streep at events, such as film festivals and premieres. So I have created a new section to collect those stories. You can already read two stories online – one by Simona, who met Meryl at the 2009 Rome International Film Festival, and one by Miri, who met Meryl last November in Beijing at the US-China Forum on the Arts and Culture. If you have met Meryl and would like to share your story, feel free to drop me a line and I’ll feature your story as well. You’re welcome to include pictures or memorabilia to share with the visitors. If there are more questions, feel free to ask :-) And now, enjoy the stories.

We learned that Meryl would come to China about a month ago. At the first, we didn’t have such wild hope on the whole thing as the Forum is sort of an official activity. But one of us fans said that this may be an “once-in-life” thing… read the complete story.

I left home on 21st October night I only had a ticket for ‘Julie&Julia’ screening. It was the only ticket I managed to buy. Anyone sane in mind wouldn’t have taken a ticket to watch a movie 703 kms far from home, but I was well-intentioned to see Meryl… read the complete story.




  • Tatevik

    Hello, Streepers!!!
    One of the greatest things in the world is to know that you have realized your dream and that’s what those girls did. I am soo happy for them :))) I really do hope that one day we will all be able to meet our idol Meryl Streep in reality. She makes us smile, laugh, be a better persons, she is the GREATEST in every way!!!!! We want Meryl to know that we love her <3
    Warm greetings from Armenia :)))

  • Sheryl

    That’s my picture!!!I love my gifted designer Miri!!!How I regretted not go to Beijing.But I firmly believe that I still have chances to meet her and let her know how much I love her!I’m really thankful for being a member of a big warm family called Streepers.
    Thank you for being Meryl Streep! You are the reason of everything!

  • pia vizcarra

    Hi. I would like to know how I can get in touch with Miri. I met her in Beijing at the National Center for the Performing Arts. I am from the Philippines and I went to Beijing just to see Meryl. I just want to send her a message to tell her how happy I am for them that they were able to talk to and shake hands with Meryl.

    Thank you.

  • Lilly

    aww those stories are great! I would love to meet her one day :)
    a friend of mine saw her at the airport in Berlin… I’m soo jealous of her hahaa ;)

  • Pernilla

    Its amazing how much energy and effort you guys made to make your dreams come true! All that planning and preparation, long hours of hoping and waiting and then all of a sudden it happens! You did get to see Meryl in person in the end :-) And even better, she is a sweetheart for real ♥♥♥

  • liezl

    Love the stories. Thanks for sharing

  • Stefanie

    Great stories. Thank´s for sharing with us :) Meryl is just wonderful!!

  • aniika

    WOW, these are soooo wonderful stories about our all idol! I hope I can met her anytime by my own! I love her and now I have two great reasons more to talk to her personally because she is so wonderful and friendly and not like some of the stars – she is naturally – I love that. Tank’s Miri and Simona for these acknowledgment :-*

  • Liz

    Thanks so much for this segment!! It is such fun reading about fans meeting Meryl, and for those of us who will probably never do so, it gives us reason to dream:-)

  • Danella Arcos

    These stories are amazing. They make you believe that someday our dream of meeting meryl in person can come true. They also let you know that Meryl is a wonderful person in real life, as she is in every single movie of her. I congratulate all the fans that meet her in person, I envy you!! I just hope that someday Meryl can discover that there people who love her, here in the south of the world.
    Best wishes from Chile!