West Coast ruckman Nic Naitanui rubs shoulders with actor Adrian Grenier at Aloft Perth

Nic Naitanui and Adrian Grenier. Picture: shotbythom
Nic Naitanui and Adrian Grenier. Picture: shotbythom

THERE were plenty of star-struck Adrian Grenier fans at Aloft Perth on Sunday but none more than West Coast Eagle Nic Naitanui.

The ruckman sat next to the Hollywood star on a flight from Sydney to Perth on Saturday night but was too nervous to strike up a conversation, only mentioning that he would be at the launch of W XYZ Bar’s Poolside Sunday Sessions at the Aloft Hotel the following day.

Aloft flew Grenier to Perth in support of his #stopsucking initiative to support a Strawless Ocean with the party a straw free zone.

Grenier recognised Naitanui as soon as he walked in to the bar with the pair immediately chatting like old mates.

Grenier will be at Melbourne Cup event Tipple tomorrow.

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