Young rapper befriends grandma over Words with Friends
Young rapper befriends grandma over Words with Friends
NY rapper flies 1000 miles to meet 86-year-old 'Words with Friends' competitor
05 December, 2017, 02:18
TWO online Scrabble players who faced each other over 300 times have met for the first time in a touching moment. Pastor Butler also took to Twitter to share the sweet story of Sleyon and Guttman's meeting and the story went viral on her page as well.
Spencer is a 22-year-old from Harlem, New York. He said he considered Roz "a good friend of mine" even before they got the chance to meet. And finally, last week, the unlikely duo got to meet in person in Florida after a pastor coordinated their meeting.
On Friday, the 22-year-old Spencer Sleyon - who, according to XXL, raps under the name Half Empty - flew 1,000 miles to West Palm Beach to meet 81-year-old Rosalind "Roz" Guttman.
"Last summer I randomly met this [80-year-old] woman on Words with Friends", Sleyon tweeted soon after the meeting.
After connecting through the online game, Spencer said he and Roz had played more than 300 matches together.
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'We played 300+ games together and she actually ended up becoming a good friend of mine.
In a tweet which has received over 1 million likes and 200,000 retweets, Spencer told of how the unlikely friendship came about.
Sweet day today with Spencer and his #wordswithfriends friend, Roz, watching them bond in person for the first time.
Word of the meetup - which was arranged by NY pastor Amy Butler - has caused people on the internet to implode with delight and crying react GIFs.
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