UNIVERSAL CITY, California — When you see celebs gabbing on their cell phones in the background of red-carpet videos, do you ever wonder who exactly they’re chatting with? Yeah, so do we.
That’s why at this year’s MTV Movie Awards (see “MTV Movie Awards Get Dirty: Baron Cohen, Ferrell Mash; Rihanna Sizzles; Silverman Says ‘Bleep!’ “ ), we asked every person we saw to tell us who’s on the other line. (Now we know what was more important than soaking up the red-carpet flashbulbs.)
Shia LaBeouf: “I’m talking to Raven-Symoné. I’ve gotta return her pants.”
Columbus Short: “Ne-Yo.”
Amanda Bynes: “I’m talking to my sister, who’s also on the carpet. We’re gossiping about everybody!”
Megan Fox: “OK, I’ll admit it. I accidentally called [‘Transformers’ co-star] Shia [LaBeouf] when I put this in my purse. My phone accidentally dialed him. What did I do? I hung up, of course!”
Andy Milonakis: “I’m talking to Johnny Depp’s third cousin. I’ll give him 50 grand if I can be in ‘Pirates 4.’ ”
Tyrese Gibson: “My artist Stix that’s signed to me. He’s in a rock group called Life 9. He was congratulating me on everything and showing the love.”
Meagan Good: “I’m texting my sister. I told her she sucks because she’s not in California right now.”
Alyson Michalka (Aly & AJ): “I’m talking to [‘Nancy Drew’ star] Emma Roberts. I’m telling her to come over to watch scary movies and eat cookie dough.”
DJ Paul (Three 6 Mafia): “My manager. He wants to know how this was going and who got shot.” (He was referring to a loud boom from the nearby Universal Studios theme park.)
Juicy J (Three 6 Mafia): “My mom. She wants a new car, so I told her to get some prices. She’ll get the car.”
Aaron Yoo (“Disturbia”): “I’m talking to my publicist, asking what time this thing starts.”
Arielle Kebbel (“John Tucker Must Die”): “I’m texting my boyfriend, ‘Where are you?’ ”
Vanessa Branch (Orbitz girl): “My mom. I’m talking to her about going to Peru. She talks to me about it every day.”
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