3 celebrities reveal what they were doing on 9/11

This year is the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks to the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York. It was such a shocking event that 99 percent of New Yorkers remember exactly where they were and what they were doing at that precise moment. Celebrities are no exception. Keep reading to find out.

  • The morning of September 11th 2011, and American Airline Boeing 767 loaded with fuel impacted the north tower of New York's World Trade Center followed by another crush 18 minutes later to the south tower.
  • The military headquarters of The Pentagon were also attacked by American Airlines flight 77.
  • These coordinated events left thousands of victims and wiped the twin towers off the map.


The events of 9/11 left an open wound throughout the United States and were a great impact worldwide.

You probably remember exactly what you were doing and how you found out what was happening in New York at 8:45 a.m. on  September 11th, 19 years ago.

The attacks were broadcasted live to the entire planet. At first, nobody knew what was going on.

Here we leave you three celebrities who remember in detail where they were that morning.

Robert De Niro hosted a documentary about 9/11 in 2002.

Robert De Niro was in a meeting. The multiple award-winning actor revealed on an interview that he was leaving a meeting at the same moment the first tower was being hit.

He rushed into his apartment and saw it all through the window.  De Niro couldn't believe his eyes and had to turn on the TV to find out what exactly was going on.

Lady Gaga performing at VMAs 2020.

Lady Gaga was at school. The famous singer was a young girl at that time, so she was in class.

She watched the events with her girlfriends from the roof of the Convent of Sacred Heart, where she attended.

Gaga remembers seeing "the city covered in ashes".

Paul McCartney singing Let it Be in honor to the victims of 9/11.

Paul McCartney was on a plane. The musician was heading back to England when suddenly the pilot announced that the plane couldn't take off and that they were going back to the base.

McCartney looked through his window and saw one plume of smoke that shortly after became two.

Do you remember what you were doing? Leave us a comment.


Kelsey Miller

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