Sherri Shepherd has no qualms about posing as her famous friend Octavia Spencer — especially when it gets her into the Delta Sky Lounge!
The 51-year-old actress shared a hilarious Instagram video of herself addressing Spencer, 46, on Tuesday in which she explained how she found herself in the lounge with other passengers assuming she was the Oscar winner.
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“Octavia, I am in the VIP lounge in the airport in New Orleans,” Shepherd began in a whisper. “This guy is being really loud, he wants to know why I haven’t been nominated for another Oscar this year and now everybody here is wondering why I haven’t also been nominated for another Oscar.”
The actress shared the tough spot she was in, saying she was running the risk of being kicked out of her special accommodations.
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“People are telling me how much they love me in Hidden Figures and The Help,” she said. “They think that I am Octavia Spencer and I can’t tell them that I’m Sherri Shepherd because they’re going to throw me out of the VIP lounge here at...