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  • Another west coast sighting from the Seattle Times:

    Matt Damon and a few friends stopped for drinks and appetizers Monday at the Beach Cafe in Kirkland. The popular actor ("The Bourne Identity," "Saving Private Ryan" and "Good Will Hunting" to name a few) asked to sit up front and enjoy the view, said Allan Aquila, the general manager.

    With one exception, folks in the restaurant either didn't recognize him or held off approaching Damon until he was finished snacking. The lone exception? A photographer — member of the paparazzi — who apparently was following the party.

    He was easy to identify, Aquila said. The photographer was taking pictures through the restaurant's front window instead of enjoying the view of Lake Washington and the Seattle skyline. That's when Beach Cafe manager Sharyn Strandt stepped into the picture and chased the photographer away.

    "We try to make sure people aren't bothered when they're here," Aquila said. Staff protection could only go so far. When Damon and his party were departing, three different groups of guests ran up. They all had the same request: Could they stand with him and take pictures?

    Afterward, Damon and company apparently boarded a boat at the Carillon Point Marina to go watch the fireworks in Seattle.

  • A Boston Globe report on yesterday's Departed filming at the Boston Common, and some photos from the set from isifa. The caption on Matt's shirt - Strictly for my ninjas.

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    From: (Anonymous) Date: July 7th, 2005 06:28 pm (UTC) (Link)

    The Departed Set picture

    Hello

    Great job with your site! One of my Friend met Matt last Tuesday and she let me use her picture on my site.. I though that you could be interested to see them :)
    http://www.robertwahlberg.com/robert_wahlberg__000032.htm

    take care and keep up the good job
    sylvie

    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: July 7th, 2005 09:57 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Re: The Departed Set picture

    Thanks for the link to your pics and site Sylvie. I have been looking at your site regularly - it is always full of great links and info!

    Felicity
    From: (Anonymous) Date: July 8th, 2005 02:38 am (UTC) (Link)
    Too bad we don't know his schedule ahead of time! I live in Seattle and just happened to have watched the fireworks myself. I would have loved to been one of those lucky fans who got a picture :}
    From: nmuncher Date: July 8th, 2005 04:45 am (UTC) (Link)

    Glasses?

    When did Matt start wearing glasses so much? Did he lose a contact lense or something? Not to say that I don't like it. I kinda dig guys in glasses. Just wondering if this was gonna be a new look for him.

    P.S. Ninjas are cool.
    From: (Anonymous) Date: July 8th, 2005 05:25 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Glasses?

    my thoughts exactly! love the shirt...say,do the glasses make him smarter? just as the jason bourne watch must make him sexier. not sure, perhaps matt damon can explain this for us?
    From: (Anonymous) Date: July 13th, 2005 12:38 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Thank Felicity

    Thank for you comment Felicity :)

    I have a few Matt Damon Show Transcript if you are interested... I can't found your e-mail, so e-mail me, I will send them to you.

    Sylvie
    webmaster@robertwahlberg.com
    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: July 16th, 2005 07:49 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Thank Felicity

    Thanks Sylvie - I've emailed you privately.
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