Tony Hawk Keeps Tweeting When People Don’t Recognize Him And It’s Freaking Hilarious

Let’s go over something real quick: This is what pro skateboarder Tony Hawk looks like.

I’m telling you this because SOME OF YOU apparently have a hard time recognizing Tony Hawk in the flesh. But the good news is, he has a sense of humor about it — and he’s been documenting every one of your awkward encounters on Twitter.

When people meet Tony Hawk, they seem to realize that he’s…somebody:

But they just aren’t quite sure who that somebody is:

A whole lot of the exchanges take place at airports:

And on airplanes too..


Some people are downright rude to poor, sweet Tony Hawk.


While others inadvertently compliment him:

This lady knew he was famous, but couldn’t figure out what he did for a living..

And ALL of these people are better than this guy, who actually did recognize Tony Hawk and still found a way to be rude about it:

Look, a little confusion is understandable! Most people aren’t expecting to run into Tony Hawk IRL — including this flight attendant:


h/t Buzzfeed

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