Thought celebrities and fountain pens cannot go together? Turns out they do!
Lets check out who these celebs are, also get a little insight about their (p)enthusiasm and know about their latest fountain pen interests.
This Men in Black star and the voice of Justin League's Wonder Women is very much a pen lover.
''They inspire you to write, to disclose things to yourself that you wouldn’t otherwise.''
The statement makes her passion for pens quite obvious. Apart from acting Rosario is a promising philanthropists and writer. Making fountain pen a perfect duo for her. She undoubtedly has an eye for it as well, one of the many pen the actress chooses to use is, the gorgeous Montblanc Meisterstruck; although she never disclosed exactly which model.
Who doesn’t recognize Hermione Granger from Harry Potter. The clever young red-haired girl, with a feather quill in her hand scribbling spells now and then. It’s not much different in her muggle world(off-screen), only she now writes study notes and outstanding pro women speeches instead of spells, her quill being replaced by Parker 51. A fountain pen Emma Watson confessed to be ''So good, so good.''
Queen Elizabeth II
Speaking of Parker pens, the royal family also seems to have a thing for it. It’s understandable after all, Parker produces some of the most comfy and quality fountain pens. The Queen and Prince Charles both have reportedly used Parker 51 for many activities.
Johnny Depp have been spotted by the window of his 12 bedroom house in his French village(yes his OWN village in South of France). The actor seemed to have been spending some quality time with his fountain pen and notebook. Something totally out of character for a kooky star like him, who holds a persona of a shady bad boy. He even owns a Montblanc 149, even known as the 'Power Pen'. This pen has been owned by some of the most wealthiest persons and world leaders. Moreover the actor appeared in a Montblanc advertisement wearing their watch and holding their fountain pen.
Aka Bella Swan of film Twilight. Besides her extraordinary acting skills, this pretty young lady is a devoted fan of fountain pens. Keeping in mind her interest in collecting pens, Robert Pattinson, her on-screen co-start and then boyfriend gifted her an extravagant pen, Tibaldi Bently Crewe fountain pen. This 18 karat white gold pen costs a whooping $46,000(now that’s EXPENSIVE!). Stewart is also a keen poet. She even went as far as writing and producing her own short film, Come Swim in 2017. Idea of the film she confessed to have come from her break up with Robert Pattinson.
The most popular American TV host, recognized for her charming personality, powerful yet friendly aura. When it comes to pens, she is no less of an aficionado. Holding in possession some of the most irresistible collections, few which she sold in auction. To talk about one of the best pens she owns, it’s the Visconti Silver Filigree Mounted Fountain Pen. Made using intricate filigree technique, an Italian art, that has been passed on from generation to generations. A process that consist of gentle welding, molding and hammering of gold and silver pieces. Creating wonderfully beautiful pens. As Oprah herself says, ''This is the best pen in the world.''
One of the greatest actor and influencer in Bollywood history. Amitabh bhachan is also an enthusiast pen fan. Reminiscing his school days, of spilling fountain pen ink at friends in school, he says, ''Today's generation directly uses the electronic devices to get their work done. During my childhood days, we used to eagerly wait to have a pen.'' This all time fountain pen lover now uses the Honore De Balzac from Montblanc is one of the expensive one he uses, costs Rs 67,790.
Even though comedy and poetry is quite a contrast, Charlie Chaplin could pull off both perfectly. Not only was he a remarkable comedian, but also an exceptional poet. Although most of his writing were never published, some have been successfully circulating the internet lately. Unfortunately though, we have no evidence on exactly which model of fountain pen this legendary man used to put down his deep thoughts.
Although Montblanc produced the Charlie Chaplin pen to honor one of his popular pens Modern Times (1936). The clip is shaped in Charlie Chaplin's iconic cane. The end of the cap mirrors his bowler hat. The turning gear reflects the film’s setting. One of these exemplary pens was sold for $104,541 in an auction.
So, who do you think deserves to walk away with the 'Best Fountain Pen Award'?