While Breaking Bad has been officially over for almost a year now, tonight is pretty much the final nail in the coffin as it is the LAST year the groundbreaking drama will be eligible for the Emmys!
But just like in the series finale, Aaron Paul decided to go out with a bang as he gave his Twitter followers a chance to win some awesome prizes and get up close an personal with some of the actors in the show with an EPIC Hollywood scavenger hunt!
And WE WENT.
It all began about an hour earlier than Aaron's previously announced starting time, as fans were prompted to meet RJ Mitte at a IHOP in West Hollywood, where he was of course enjoying a lovely breakfast! Despite our best efforts, we found that the winner had already claimed their prize, which was apparently a bowl of cereal! Fans continued to ask RJ, "What's the prize?" to which he jokingly responded "You get me!" That's a pretty solid consolation prize!
After a LONG LONG wait, Aaron finally sent out the second clue, which had fans racing to Pinches Tacos on Sunset to meet up with Luis Moncada, AKA Marco Salamanca, AKA one of those two creepy twins! Again, the coveted prize was long gone by the time we showed up, but Luis was more than happy to pose for pictures with fans! In fact, he was even asking fans if they'd be willing to buy him some tacos!
Next up was Matt Jones, AKA Badger, who was standing outside the Guitar Center on Sunset, handing out a script from the pilot episode — which was signed by EVERYONE! Just like everyone else, he was more than happy to pose for pics with fans, and Luis even stopped by for a brief second to see how Matt was holding up!
The next stop was just down the street at a local Ralph's, where Max Arciniega, AKA Krazy 8, was waiting in the sandwich section! Get it?! Because Walter makes Krazy 8 a sandwich when he's locked in the basement?! And they bond over their hatred of crusts!??! Anywho, we're not quite sure what the prize was at this stop, but let's just say there were some shoppers who were annoyed that the large crowd was getting in the way of their Wonder Bread!
Then it was on to the big prizes! Aaron tweeted the location of a car wash in West Hollywood where he said there would be a signed liscense plate waiting under one of the cushions! Like all of the other stops we were beaten to the punch, but we're guessing whoever found this bad boy was DEFINITELY having an A1 day!
Last but certainly not least, Aaron tweeted that HE HIMSELF would be waiting at West Hollywood Park wearing his iconic cooking suit, and the first fan to tag him WON THE SUIT! Unfortunately, Jesse didn't stick around for too long, meaning most fans flocked to the park only to find the winner wearing the grand prize and talking about how nice Aaron was!
Sadly, we walked away from the scavenger hunt empty handed! But at the end of the day, Aaron offered Breaking Bad fans the ULTIMATE interactive experience where they got to say hello to some familiar faces while saying goodbye to the beloved series in a true Hollywood fashion!
We guess all that's left to say really is YEAH, BITCH!
P.S. — Don't forget to check out our Perez Hilton Emmy coverage as it happens TONIGHT, starting with the red carpet!! What an amazing year for TV!!
[Images via Twitter & PerezHilton.com.]
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