When Surae and Deena got wind of Today Show writer and publicist Jillian Sanders viral article, “I Went On a Date With My Celebrity Crush” they knew they had to get the Denver-based woman live via zoom for a conversation on how it all happened.

Jillian saw that her podcaster/comedian/actor celebrity crush was on tour near her, she messaged a heartfelt message of admiration with no expectations. The risk she took ultimately led to the two meeting for lunch, and the VIP treatment at his comedy show!

So just who was this celebrity? Was there a mutual spark? What was the big takeaway?

Watch the two-part interview which might just leave you more inspired than you could imagine.

Read Jillian’s article here, and follow her at @jilliansanderspr