That's the thing about celebrities: Even famous people have folks whose work they greatly admire. Prince happened to be a lifelong fan of Ali, and when the latter's people contacted him on a whim for a meetup and a little promotional work for World Healing Project, he cleared the right fuck out of his insanely busy schedule and hopped on a plane. Unbeknownst to Prince, the admiration was mutual, and what by all rights could have been a fairly detached meet-and-greet between two professional celebrities with planet-sized accomplishments (and the egos to go with them) soon melted into a heartwarmingly awkward meeting between two human beings being big ol' dorks.
Snoop Dogg And Martha Stewart Are Good Friends And Frequent Collaborators
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The rap game is a social one, fueled by feuds, collaborations, and tight cliques. As the official stoned uncle of hip hop, Snoop Dogg knows this better than anyone. He's rapped with, for, and at some of the best in the business. However, one of his more unknown collaborators is the biggest hardass of them all: A former model and an ex-con whose beef game is so strong that she can smack down A-listers like Gwyneth Paltrow with nothing but a simple pie recipe.
I'm talking, of course, about Martha Stewart. Yes, that Martha Stewart. She's running with the Dogg. Here they are together in 2015, having the kind of fun you can only have at Justin Bieber's Comedy Central Roast:
Where Stewart told pot jokes, and a fellow roaster swears she got stoned with Snoop at the afterparty.
Incredible as it may seem, Snoop's cool-and-mellow attitude and Stewart's homemaker talent and surprising knack for throwing shade meld seamlessly into a perfect storm of personal chemistry, and the two seem to end up forming a team in whatever situation they find themselves in. Snoop happily calls Stewart his homegirl, and describes the unlikely duo's relationship as a special bond that goes way back. Stewart, who at this point is clearly the more gangsta of the two, has opted to keep her comments cooler, and settles to call Snoop a funny guy. But her reserved comments cannot belie the chemistry of these two entertainment juggernauts. Here they are competing for prizes on $100,000 Pyramid:
"We don't care about the prizes. We're winning just by sitting here."