Scene: In a taxi going to a mall.
People involved in this ridiculous conversation: me and my mom
Poor, innocent bystander who had to hear the whole thing: the taxi driver
Conversation between my mother and I went something like this:
Me: [peering at my mom’s mobile phone; said mom is currently browsing her Facebook account] You are friends with [insert local singer’s name]???
Mother: [sounding smug] Yes.
Me: I don’t believe this! You’re now friends with celebrities in Facebook? Since when? When did that happen?
Mother: Oh, I went out a couple of times with some of my friends and she’s a friend of a friend. She’s hung out with us at times. Do you know why she’s separated from her husband?
Mother: [in a tone that spoke of a world-shattering piece of information] Because said husband is an addict.
Me: I can’t believer you’re friends with [insert local singer’s name]!
Mother: [amused and smug] Well, you know.
Me: She’s a has-been. You know that. But I still can’t believe you go around befriending celebrities in Facebook! And you’re my mother.