Pokémon GO has become not only the hottest mobile app on the market, but also a global pop culture phenomenon. It’s almost impossible to go out in public without seeing people walking around hunting for the game’s adorable collectible monsters. With over seven million download and counting, Pokémon GO has become a worldwide sensation. Naturally, many celebrities have jumped in on the monster-hunting action, competing against us normal civilians in attempts to catch all 151 of the game’s Pokémon. Keep reading to find out which celebrities have been caught playing Pokémon GO in public.
10. Vince McMahon
CEO and owner of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) company usually makes celebrity news headlines for scandalous on-air behavior or even being accused of forcing his wrestlers to take steroids. McMahon’s behavior has improved somewhat over the years, but some recent Pokémon GO-related tweets have put McMahon’s name back onto the celebrity news radar. McMahon recently tweeted a picture of a ghost-type Pokémon Gastly, who was apparently in the midst of haunting the WWE gym. McMahon’s Gastly picture was accompanied with the message “I don’t care who you are … Get OUT of my weight room!”
9. Abigail Breslin
Abigail Breslin became a household name after appearing in several critically acclaimed roles, such as in the zombie-themed comedy Zombieland and the dark comedy Little Miss Sunshine. Breslin fired up her 230k Twitter followers recently when she tweeted her thoughts on Pokémon GO. “I just want my house to be a Pokéstop so my friends will hang out with me again,” Breslin tweeted. If Breslin might be feeling lonely due to her friends being out in the world hunting down Pokémon, she might be able to reconnect with her friends by accepting the age-old adage of “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.”