He is one of the most humble celebs and is known for his kindness and compassion toward people.
A-list celebrities often don't have a reputation for being humble and compassionate toward others. Fame and money often change people but Keanu Reeves isn't one of them. Reeves is often seen doing everything he can to give back to the world and treating people with absolute kindness. A fan recently revealed one such one-to-one interaction with Reeves and it is warming everyone's heart. The video was posted on Reddit by u/Fedwardd with the caption, "Bumping into Keanu who took his time to say hello." The video starts with Keanu introducing himself on video and saying that he is "hanging out with your dad." It indicates that the fan requested him to say hello to his child. Reeves accepted and took his time to make the video with dad with a big smile on his face.
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The text inlay reads, "For the new generation, it's John Wick, for me it's Neo," indicating that people widely know Keeves from the 2014 thriller but he adores his character named Neo in "The Matrix." The video has over 60k upvotes with thousand of comments. A Reddit user commented, "My man just radiates positivity," another added, "which is crazy for a man who has gone through so much hurt and suffering. Man is my role model." Another said, "This man is such a kind dude. We should all try to be our best Keanu." A third user added, "there is a saying that power/money/fame does not corrupt but reveals who you truly are - and this dude is just nice and cool."
Just found out Keanu Reeves gave a huge bonus check to the VFX team from his profits after The Matrix's success and almost cried lol he seems like such a good person— Lanya🕊⚔ (@hunnyblasters) November 5, 2022
Another noted, "The small detail of him INCLUDING this fan in the same video and not just hogging it all for himself is what makes it a special memory!!" This is not just one instance of kindness that Reeves has exhibited for his fans. Journalist James Dator took to Twitter to share a wonderful story about when he met Reeves in Canada as a 16-year-old Boy. He wrote, "Keanu came to the movie theater I worked at in Sydney in 2001. He was working on the Matrix series at the time. It's a quiet, Wednesday morning — almost nobody is seeing movies." He continued, " I'm working the box office, bored as hell and suddenly this dude walks up in jeans, a leather jacket, and a horse riding helmet. A full-ass, weird equestrian-looking helmet."
keanu reeves is a good man. keanu reeves nation all day, every day. pic.twitter.com/PdwTwgrDaM— khalia. | BRITTANY DAY 🍃 (@VERONASFILMS) January 25, 2021
He took some time to realize it was Reeves and was immediately mesmerized by his personality. Reeves was there to watch a movie and what followed is heartwarming. Dator wrote, "He wants to buy a ticket for 'From Hell,' the Johnny Depp movie. I'm so fu**ing star-struck I do what any sensible 16-year-old does and tell him I'd like to give him my employee discount." He had an ulterior motive as it would mean that Reeves have to sign a sheet and Dator would get an autograph, however, he refused.
Dator wrote, "Two minutes later there's a knock on the door behind me that leads into the box office. I assume it's my manager. It's Keanu. 'I realized you probably wanted my autograph,' he says. 'So I signed this.' He hands me a receipt from the concessions stand that he signed on the back." Dator then saw Reeves throwing ice cream in the dustbin before going in for the movie.