12 Famous People You Could Meet While Playing Pokémon Go

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There are many ways that celebrities can remain shielded from the world around them. Chauffeured cars, backstage passes, private dining rooms — the list never ends. But when it comes to Pokémon Go, they really are just like the rest of us: Out hunting for Pikachu and a chance to advance in the game.

This means that you could encounter your favorite comedian, actor, or singer on the street, in a park, or at a landmark that the game has singled out as a gym or PokéStop. Who would have thought that Pokémon Go would be the great social equalizer?

Not everyone has been vocal about their addiction so far, but at the rate the mobile game is growing, you can expect that plenty are in on all the Poké Ball-throwing action. It'll be especially interesting to see which international stars join in as the game becomes available in other countries.

Click through to see which public figures have expressed their addiction to the game so far. And next time you head to the park, take a moment to look up from your phone to see who else is catching a creature. You could get as lucky as this girl.

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Photo: Twitter.
Evanna Lynch (a.k.a. Luna Lovegood)

The real question remains: here are Professors McGonagall and Hagrid when you need them? People are already putting out the call for J.K. Rowling to create a Harry Potter version of the game. Just imagine all the horcruxes!
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Ellen DeGeneres

The talk show host wins for having the most adorable and pop-culturally relevant tweet of the week.
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Steve Aoki

The DJ was abroad, but that didn't stop him from traversing fields to catch a Weedle.
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Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen was just trying to unwind with The Office when Venonat showed up. No word yet on whether John Legend is also addicted to the game.
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Photo: Instagram.
John Mayer

Even John Mayer has been tricked into overspending in the game. Are PokéCoins really worth $100?
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Wiz Khalifa

Wiz speaks the truth — they are everywhere and so are all the people playing the game. Along with expectations for a live-action Pokémon movie, you might see a Poké-focused rap in the near future.
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Trevor Noah

The comedian jokes, but this is a legitimate concern. At least he told the parents what he was really doing at the park. #SafetyFirst
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Demi Lovato

Thank you, Nick Jonas, for outing Demi Lovato as a Pokémon Go fan (she has yet to tweet about it herself). Jonas has a good point: The game is totally out of control.
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Photo: Twitter.
Mario Lopez

Please note the cameraman in the background, who is clearly not amused by Magikarp showing up on set. Time to get back to work, Lopez.
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Photo: Twitter.
Kevin Jonas

Don't Pokémon Go and drive, Kevin Jonas.
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Justine Ezarik, a.k.a. iJustine

The YouTube personality had an unpleasant surprise on her flight. This still isn't as bad as getting hit with bad delays on the runway, though.
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President Obama?

Okay, you probably won't meet President Obama chasing Pokémon. But the White House is a gym, so you never know.
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