If You Play Words with Friends, You Might Find Yourself Facing Off Against These Celebs
JON HAMM & DANIEL RADCLIFFE
In an interview with E! about his A Young Doctor's Notebook costar, Hamm called Radcliffe "wildly intelligent." That makes us wonder who was better at Words with Friends, the app Hamm said the two used to communicate "because that's basically the 21st century way of staying in touch."
In 2009, Mayer sent a tweet about a little known app, writing, "'Words with Friends' is the new Twitter." Suddenly, the app's creators, brothers Paul and David Bettner, watched downloads increase "by the minute," as Gizmodo reported, and even met with Mayer in Dallas the next year to thank him for helping them out.
Perhaps the most notorious celebrity Words with Friends fan, Baldwin was famously removed from an American Airlines flight in December 2011 because he wouldn't stop playing the game when flight attendants asked passengers to power down their electronics.
Was she joking? We might never know, but during a 2011 appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman, Fey took responsibility for Baldwin's WWF mishap, saying she introduced him to the app. "Last spring I said to [Alec], 'Hey, there's this really fun game called Words With Friends...' " she told Letterman. "I didn't think he ever got [the app] because he's never invited me to play him!"
Telling all in a 25 Things You Don't Know About Me interview for Us Weekly in 2012, Couric admitted, "I'm addicted to Words with Friends."
In a post-Twilight 2011 interview with USA Today, the actor recapped "an 'unbearably irritating' game of Words with Friends" to reporter Dan MacMedan.
The actress was one of several stars — including Kristen Bell, John Legend and Snoop — to participate in a 2012 Words with Friends tournament for charity.