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Starbucks employee mistakes Helen Hunt for Jodie Foster; hilarity ensues

Starbucks employee mistakes Helen Hunt for Jodie Foster; hilarity ensues

It's a timeless story. The day is long. You stop by your nearest purveyor of caffeine and caffeine-related goods and place an order for a beverage to get you through the afternoon. The barista, in a rush, misspells your name on your cup.

Also, they mistake you for two-time Academy Award-winner Jodie Foster ("The Accused," "Silence of the Lambs").

Also, you're Academy Award-winner Helen Hunt ("As Good as It Gets").

Stars — they're just like us!

In what is becoming the modern equivalent of flash fiction, Hunt, 52, summarized the exchange in a single, pithy tweet. 

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