i meet professional athletes all the time, primarily baseball players through my work with MLB broadacsting rights. Of all of my encounters, Ichiro Suzuki is by far the biggest asshole. i sat next to kelly clarkson in a suite last year at the world series in texas. i had no idea it was her until someone mentioned it to me - she was wearing a rangers jersey and yelling and screaming throughout the whole game, playing with her nephew that she brought along to the game and never giving off the slightest air of celebrity. i was really quite surprised when i found out who she was, given how down-to-earth her demeanor was.
Mike Lantry, 1972