I've never met the director Jon Chu, but I know his family because my parents are friends with his family, and my mother updates me on his exploits.
He infiltrated the Oscars, met Steven Spielberg in the press room and slipped his card to Sam Mendes!
He was attached to a DreamWorks musical!
I'd be lying if I said I didn't begrudge his success, but I'm more disappointed in myself. I see in him all the attributes that I lack: tenacity, ambition, confidence, social prowess.
He's living my dream.