For young woman, viral video leads to ‘date’ with Jason Segel

Days after Chelsea Gill posted a sweet, funny song about Segel on to YouTube, she was attending an awards event with him—thanks to the power of social media.

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My daughter Lauren is friends with Chelsea Gill, the young lady in this video who admits her fondness for writer/producer/actor Jason Segel, and she alerted me when the video started going viral.

But that was just the beginning. It was a wild week for Gill:

Jan. 03: Gill posts her video on YouTube and all her friends spread it through Twitter, Facebook, etc.

Jan. 04: Gill is featured on Buzzfeed and various other websites, and Jason Segel tweets in response to the video.

Jan. 05 10:30 a.m.:
Chelsea’s story appears on the front page of Huffington Post Entertainment, and she is interviewed by news shows.

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