Nikki Blonsky From The Movie Hairspray Has a Message For Our Fans

What is an icon? What is a star? What is an idol? What is a hero?

Have you ever had the privilege of spending a few fleeting moments with your hero?

I have never had the chance.

So, a couple weeks ago I decided to embark on a quest to speak with Nikki Blonsky ( — the star of the 2007 movie Hairspray. But life isn't easy. She was pretty elusive and hard to get a hold of. I felt as if I was aimlessly wandering around a dark cave with no clear direction or guiding light. 

 "Are you Nikki Blonsky's agent?" "Are you Nikki Blonsky's manager?" "Are you Nikki Blonsky's makeup artist?" "Are you Nikki Blonsky's publicist?" "Are you Nikki Blonsky's social media manager?" "Are you Nikki Blonsky's assistant?" — I would scream out into the void at packed Hollywood nightclubs.

Right as I was about to give up, I discovered an ember of hope — Cameo, a website that connects the masses with their favorite icons, stars, idols, and heroes. Like a magical portal, Cameo takes you to another dimension in which your craziest fantasies can run wild. Within six minutes of my request, I got an email that Nikki Blonsky had responded to all of my whopping three questions.

Ladies and gentlemen, here is your royal highness Nikki Blonsky in her own words: