We all have a narrative of how weed helped to spark a friendship. That’s simply the pure impact of this magical herb: it brings individuals collectively (all individuals). You see, weed doesn’t care about fame and fortune, it cares about you and your friends. It needs to be shared between strangers to type lifelong bonds and to convey previous friends again collectively once more. No exceptions. Not even for celebrities.
Seth Rogen and Waka Flocka Flame
Back in 2014, Waka Flocka Flame was in want of a serving to hand. A hand that would roll the perfect blunts you’ve ever seen. So he took to his Instagram in the hunt for his personal private blunt curler and provided a wage of $50,000 a yr.
— Waka Flocka (@WakaFlocka) September 17, 2014
“All resumes must be sent on rolling paper or blunts,” the New York-born rapper tweeted. He acquired greater than 60,000 purposes, as a result of who wouldn’t need this job? It didn’t take lengthy for rolling guru Seth Rogen to reply with a easy “#icanroll Hit me up.”
— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) September 16, 2014
Of course, Seth was a pure selection for the job. It solely took three days for Waka Flocka to make up his thoughts when he posted a picture of his face photoshopped on James Franco’s physique from Pineapple Express.
— Waka Flocka (@WakaFlocka) September 18, 2014
Snoop Dogg and Sublime
Let’s be actual, these two legends have been sure to return collectively sooner or later. Tearing up the early 90s music scene in Long Beach, California, Snoop and Sublime have been each recognized for his or her love of the herb. Exactly what went down behind the scenes between Snoop and Sublime stays a thriller. Some even doubt whether or not they ever set foot in the identical studio.
But they most undoubtedly did, and the proof is a remix of Sublime’s “Doin’ Time” that includes Snoop Dogg. It was launched after Bradley Nowell’s demise on the field set Everything Under the Sun during which Snoop sings the hook and the third verse.
Summertime on the grind, nonetheless down for mine
Ain’t no quittin’, onerous hittin’ with the homie Sublime
Worldwide, small world, boy, woman, you bought to cope with this
Precious in your career, we’re stressin’, that’s the lesson
I don’t follow Santeria, however I’m a G
Comin’ from that mad ass L.B.C
Three, two, one
One, two, three
We all certified to symbolize the L.B.C
Bill Murray and Chevy Chase
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These two National Lampoon comedy icons weren’t all the time friends. They even had an notorious backstage brawl simply earlier than Chase was set to go on stage to host Saturday Night Live. Chase had left SNL for a movie profession and returned to host an episode of the third season as an “asshole,” in accordance with Murray.
Just a little over a yr later, within the Fall of 1979, weed performed a tiny half in bringing the 2 again collectively. Chase was woken up at three AM by a frantic knocking on the door of his Florida lodge room. It was Bill Murray, now his co-star on Caddy Shack, and he was on the lookout for weed. In a deleted scene for the documentary Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead, Chase remembers the story saying:
“I was sleeping and there was a banging on my door, I think it was Bill and maybe Brian Doyle-Murray… there were a couple of them. I don’t mean a couple of Murrays necessarily, although there are like 11 of them, which is way more than we need.”
When Chase answered that he didn’t have any weed, the hunt was on. They went down the corridor to Rodney Dangerfield’s room the place they picked up what Chase describes as “a sandwich bag of basically just seeds,” however they nonetheless smoked it and are friends to today.
James Franco, Seth Rogen and Jason Segel
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James Franco and Seth Rogen have been making us snicker since their earliest days roaming the halls of William McKinley High School as Freaks and Geeks. Today the 2 appear completely inseparable. In a 2014 interview with the New York Times, Franco even admitted to writing poems about their friendship.
When requested about their friendship, Franco recalled the times when he and Seth would chill at Jason Segel’s home and go over the Freaks and Geeks scripts. When there wasn’t a lot to rehearse, they might simply fuck off, watch Stanley Kubrick films and smoke weed.
“There was a period where Seth, Jason [Segel] and I all went to Jason’s house,” Franco remembered, “and they would sit at one end of the room and smoke weed.”
After the present, Rogen and Franco had a falling out and the 2 went years with out talking to one another.
“There was a point where most people on the show didn’t like me because I took myself too seriously,” Franco stated. “I thought I was Marlon Brando or something.”
Luckily in 2008, Franco was reeled again into the group by producer and mutual pal Judd Apatow for Pineapple Express. He and Seth have been reunited once more to create a stoner-film basic they usually’ve been stoner friends—in actual life—once more ever since.