Tuesday, 11 December, 2018

U.S. woman pays for Keith Urban's snacks

Keith Urban had been performing in New Jersey when Ruth Reed mistook him for a down-and-outer Rick Diamond Getty Images Keith Urban had been performing in New Jersey when Ruth Reed mistook him for a down-and-outer
Herman Weaver | 07 August, 2018, 22:58

On Friday, a retired elementary school teacher named Ruth Reed paid a visit to Wawa, a convenience store in the township of Medford, New Jersey, where she found herself in line behind a man who appeared to be short on cash.

"And he said, 'What's your name?' Ruth".

Urban had been in the Garden State as part of his Graffiti U tour and performed at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden later that night. She says she had made a resolution to help Wawa customers and jumped at this chance to do good. Do people every tell you that you look like Keith Urban?'

Reed told CBS Philly she thought he looked familiar but did not immediately recognize him. "I said, 'Yeah, well if you're Keith Urban, where is Nicole (Kidman, his wife) and who is that woman you were with?' He said 'It's my sister, let's go ask her.' My snippy words were, 'Yes, I'm sure she wouldn't lie to an old lady.' I was so sure he was just yanking my chain".

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Still, she agreed to keep her word and pay for Urban.

"It was then I realized what an idiot I was", she said. When he said actually was, at first she didn't believe him, asking his body guard to confirm she was in fact talking to the country music star.

"And I just fell apart, fell apart and he was gracious", Reed said.

"And he really could have said 'Lady get away from me, ' and he didn't, he was very kind". "They include our wonderful regular customers, like Ruth, and occasionally music superstars like Keith Urban!" Still, she managed to snap a photo with Urban.

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