According to Reddit user u/jmsmnn, when his wife was 15, she was a fan of the band and sent letters and art to Armstrong often. The frontman attempted to call her to say thank you, but the girl thought it was a prank and hung up on him. Armstrong’s wife even tried calling her, but the teen hung up on her too.
Undeterred, the vocalist later sent the girl a package that contained a video of him thanking her for being a fan.
In the video, Armstrong holds up various letters and Valentine’s cards the young woman had sent him, along with an old concert flyer from 1989 that he would be sending her. Check out the whole video below.
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Almost 25 years ago you turned a 15 year old girl into a lifetime fan after she hung up on you and your wife when you called her after receiving her fan mail. She’s seen you many times since and we can’t wait to see you soon in Detroit. She still guards this VHS tape with her life. #billiejoearmstrong #greenday
More on Green Day
The rock trio are set to release their 13th studio album <em>Father of All… </em>on Feb. 7, 2020 via Reprise/ Warner.
Following the release of their new album, Green Day will be hitting the road on a massive stadium tour with Fall Out Boy and Weezer, along with openers the Interrupters. The Hella Mega tour kicks off June 13 in Paris before running throughout Europe, the U.K. and North America.
Be sure to catch Green Day on tour this spring and grab your tickets for this insane Mega tour here.
Green Day dates:
03/08 – Singapore, SG @ Singapore Indoor StadiUM
03/11 – Bangkok, TH @ Impact Arena
03/14 – Manila, PH @ Mall of Asia Arena
03/17 – Taipei, TW @ Taipei Arena
03/20 – Hong Kong, CN @ Asia World Expo
03/22 – Seoul, KR @ Jamsil Indoor Gym
03/25 – Osaka, JP @ Intex
03/27 – Tokyo, JP @ Makuhari, Messe
03/24 – Moscow, RU V Spartak Stadium
05/27 – Helsinki, FI @ Suvilhati
05/29 – Stockholm, SE @ Tele2 Arena
05/31 – Alesund, NO @ Colorline Stadium
06/03 – Berlin, D [email protected] Wuhlheide (with Weezer)
06/10 – Milan, IT @ Ippodromo San Siro (with Weezer)
06/13 – Paris, FR @ La Defense Arena
06/14 – Groningen, NL @ Tadspark
06/17 – Antwerp, BE @ Sportpaleis
06/21 – Vienna, AT @ Ernst Happel Stadium
06/24 – Glasgow, UK @ Bellahouston Park
06/26 – London, UK @ London Stadium
06/27 – Huddersfield, UK @ The John Smith’s Stadium
06/29 – Dublin, IE @ RDS Arena
<h5><b>Hella Mega tour with Weezer and Fall Out Boy</b></h5>
07/17 – Seattle, WA @ T-Mobile Park
07/21 – San Francisco, CA @ Oracle Park
07/24 – San Diego, CA @ Petco Park
07/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ Dodger Stadium
07/28 – Commerce City, CO @ DICK’s Sporting Goods Park
07/31 – Arlington, TX @ Globe Life Field
08/01 – Houston, TX @ Minute Maid Park
08/05 – Miami, FL @ Hard Rock Stadium
08/06 – Jacksonville, FL @ TIAA Bank Field
08/08 – Atlanta, GA @ SunTrust Park
08/11 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Field
08/13 – Chicago, IL @ Wrigley Field
08/15 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PNC Park
08/16 – HERSHEY, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium
08/19 – Detroit, MI @ Comerica Park
08/21 – Washington, DC @ Nationals Park
08/22 – New York, NY @ Citi Field
08/24 – Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre
08/27 – Boston, MA @ Fenway Park
08/29 – Philadelphia, PA @ Citizens Bank Park
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