The story of how British Nigerian writer, Bolu Babalola, met Michael B. Jordan following a viral Twitter joke is the cutest thing we’ve seen his week. Sometimes we underestimate the immense power of the internet, and this story shows how powerful social media can be.
What started as a hilarious photoshop joke on Twitter ended up becoming a reality. Like many of us, Bolu has the biggest celebrity crush on Michael B. Jordan. The viral photoshop was created by her friends who made fun of her crush on him. After two childhood besties reunited via social media a few weeks ago, Bolu tweeted the photoshopped picture of her and Michael B. Jordan as a joke.
I met this guy on holiday this summer-we had a such a great connection but I changed my number and we lost touch. Twitter do your thing😭🙏🏿❤ pic.twitter.com/rBekHA6TeL
— bolu babalola (@BeeBabs) November 25, 2018
Although this tweet blew up, no one thought this spoof would eventually turn out to be a reality. Luckily for Bolu, Michael B. Jordan came into London to promote his new film, Creed. She decided to attend the Q & A session and introduced herself to him after asking questions about the movie’s theme of course.
He gave the sweetest response ever and even asked for a picture after the event. On top of that, he also tweeted at her, acknowledging their encounter.
— bolu babalola (@BeeBabs) November 29, 2018
Happy Twitter did it’s thing 🙌🏾🌹🙏🏾😂 Great meeting you (for the second time 🤷🏾♂️😂😂😂) https://t.co/JDeBxnJjTb
— Michael B. Jordan (@michaelb4jordan) November 29, 2018
If you ever need a push to achieve your dreams, Bolu’s story and tweets should inspire you to never give up. Here’s what people are saying about the encounter:
— Nwando Ofokansi (@NwandoWoman) November 29, 2018
I’m from the Yoruba babes association and where we are from this is tantamount to a proposal.. the family of @BeeBabs will be in contact with you and the Jordan’s to discuss the extensive dowry list. pic.twitter.com/yFvnZgwq52
— MissTeeOfficial (@MissTeeOfficial) November 29, 2018
Just took a risky new job because if @BeeBabs can manifest MBJ in real life, you bet imma try and manifest some miracle in my life too!
— Priya York (@priyayorkie) November 29, 2018
Imagine one day your kids ask your husband how you met. He gives you a knowing, dimpled smile before saying 'well baby it was simple – your mother is a genius.' @BeeBabs is an icon https://t.co/IRGpB1wzfW
— Levze (@levkay) November 29, 2018
I gotta photoshop myself into a picture with Rihanna immediately! https://t.co/UzKODnK594
— Lamont Price (@LPizzle) November 29, 2018
Okay now we wait 😌 pic.twitter.com/5qVHIFAgnG
— Vintage Millennial (@fetedujuliet) November 29, 2018
Featured image via Bolu Babalola