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Posted: June 06, 2018

Teen takes ‘Danny DeVito’ to prom, actor takes ‘teen’ to show’s set

Danny DeVito Tributes Girl Who Took His Cutout to Prom

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Teen takes ‘Danny DeVito’ to prom, actor takes ‘teen’ to show’s set
FILE PHOTO: Actor Danny DeVito speaks onstage during the 'It's Always Sunny' panel, part of Vulture Festival LA presented by AT&T at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on November 19, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Vulture Festival)

By Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

CARLISLE, Pa. —

A Pennsylvania teen decided she needed a big name to take to prom so she took actor Danny DeVito to the dance. Well, sort of. Allison Closs took a cardboard cutout of DeVito to the night out, WHTM reported.

Her efforts got noticed, going viral, with photos getting all the way to the actor known for such roles on the television shows “Taxi” and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” and movies “Batman Returns” and “Throw Mama from the Train.”

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DeVito, though, turned the tables on Closs and took her cutout to the set of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” WHTM reported.

Co-star Rob McElhenney posted the photo of the “date” to his Instagram account with the caption, “Hey Allison - I heard you took cardboard Danny to prom. What a coincidence. He took a cardboard Allison to Paddy’s.”


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