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Jon Hamm Gave a Waitress His All-Access Pass to Bonnaroo

The actor surprised an employee at Tupelo Honey Cafe in Chattanooga.

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Actor and heartthrob Jon Hamm made a Chattanooga waitress's year when he gave her his all-access pass to Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival over the weekend. Hamm, along with comedian and actor Zach Galifianakis, had finished his meal at Tupelo Honey Cafe, when he gave away the wrist band before heading out the door, reports Abby Swartz, recipient of the gift, was stunned.

"It was the highlight of my life," Swartz told the website. "Throughout the night, I kept thinking about how lucky I was. I'm not a very outgoing person, so I didn't talk to too many people in the artists' hospitality area. I mostly kept to myself. But there were times when I would just smile and think, 'There are thousands of people here, and I am the only one who is, basically, Jon Hamm's stand-in.'"

Hamm and Galifianakis were on the road after performing at the music festival, which takes place every summer in Manchester, Tenn., about an hour northeast of Chattanooga. The duo is currently filming a buddy cop movie, Keeping Up With The Joneses, in Atlanta.

Celebrities being overly generous to restaurant employees is a welcome trend. Earlier this month, comedian Amy Schumer left a $500 tip on a $49 bill at Peter's Clam Bar in Long Island.

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