Maybe you’ve seen them reposted on friends’ social media feeds before: childhood icons like Melissa Joan Hart or comedian-actors like The Office’s Brian Baumgartner wishing said friend—by name!—a happy birthday, or maybe a happy anniversary. A baby announcement, even. And with an uncanny amount of detail. For a moment you can’t believe that your friends run in such famous circles, but a little digging reveals the magic behind the messages.
It all comes from Cameo, the video-sharing website which took off during the last year as a way for regular folks to request personalized video messages from their favorite celebrities. The animals of BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo recently jumped on the bandwagon, with flamingos, pygmy goats and giraffes offering “their” messages to kids all over the city, but a series of searches will also turn up other Baton Rouge celebrities who, for a small fee, will say a few words to make someone’s day. After a simple search, here are just some of the city’s sporty celebs we found on the popular site:
Visit cameo.com to search more of your favorite stars.