What are the chances of you meeting a celebrity in Shreveport today? Probably not as bad as many cities the size of Shreveport in the US.
We know there are many celebrities from the Shreveport area, and we know that the city has hosted filming for numerous projects over the past few decades. Both can lead to many celebrity encounters in the Shreveport area.
The city also hosts many concerts featuring some big names and is home to one of the state’s biggest Comic-Con events (Geek’d Con), both of which offer opportunities for star meet-and-greets.
But what about meeting a celebrity in Shreveport who isn’t currently here for work? How often do celebrities just come to Shreveport? Actually, it’s probably more than you think.
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Someone like actor Jon Bernthal might be on the road more often than you think. You see, Bernthal made real friends in the Shreveport area. He’s worked here before to film projects, but he’s also come to see people here. He went so far as to even have Shreveport residents on his popular podcast, Real Ones.
Other celebrities such as OJ Simpson have often been spotted golfing and dining in Shreveport. So often that rumors continue to circulate that OJ owns a home in Shreveport.
There’s the enduring appeal of Shreveport’s legacy with Elvis that has drawn celebrities to the city. Sometimes it’s because musicians want to play the same stage Elvis had at the Municipal and sometimes to meet James Burton.
So there’s always a chance you’ll find a star in Shreveport, even when a movie isn’t filming here…
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