U.S. Postal Service to make stamps with living celebrities on them: Who would you like to lick the most?

On Monday, the U.S. Postal Service announced that, for the first time ever, they will make commemorative stamps that feature living celebrities on them. Typically, the standard rule is that you have to be dead at least five years to get the prestigious honor of being licked and sent to exotic locations like… Milwaukee, but in an attempt to boost sales and interests (stamp collecting is cool, you guys), the U.S. Postal Service is now open to suggestions on Facebook and Twitter for which living stars should be put on a stamp. Their only stipulation? That the star has “made enduring contributions to the United States of America.” Ah, so close Kim Kardashian!

Since we love any opportunity to honor our favorite celebrities and decide which of them we’d like to lick without getting in serious trouble (we’ve been putting some thought into that for quite a long time), we came up with some of our own suggestions (Jon Hamm, Betty White, Robert Pattinson, Tina Fey, Bruce Springsteen, to name a few.) We also wanted to see who you think should be sitting pretty on the right hand corner of your envelopes. Check out our dream stamp gallery and vote in our poll below!


Which of our celebrity stamp choices do you like the best, PopWatchers? The least? Are you salivating at the idea of a Lady Gaga meat dress stamp or are you already adding an Oprah stamp to your list of favorite things? Or do you have some other suggestions? Would a Derek Jeter stamp be a home run or would you write letters simply to have the excuse to use your George R.R. Martin stamp? Is it high time for a Kevin Costner stamp commemorating the cinematic classic The Postman? What about a Ben Gibbard stamp to honor all of his years with The Postal Service? Or should we just call it a day and make them nothing but treasured national figures such as Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Muhammad Ali, Jane Gooddall, Morgan Freeman, and the entire cast of Friday Night Lights?

Read more:
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Pixar postage stamps coming in 2011: Which is the worst omission?
Russell Crowe gets line of stamps in Australia. What celebrity would you like to lick?
Finally! Some stamps for the PopWatch collection!

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  • Sabah

    Why isn’t Darren Criss on here??

    • who

      Who?

    • Stormy

      Dumb question since stamps are peel & stick. But since you’re asking, Jon Bon Jovi.

      • Fingerlakes Dave

        I agree. Who licks stamps any more??
        My Picks:
        Richard Dean Anderson
        Michael Shanks
        Amanda Tapping
        Christopher Judge

    • allen

      I love The I-nterracial R-o-m-ance! It is so nice. My boyfriend and i both think so. He is a s-e-x-y black man,lol. I know him via (βlαckwhitеHub).{C 0 M}It’s the largest and best club for se’eking interrac’ial si’ngles, bl’ack athletes, doctors, lawyers, investors, entrepreneurs, beauty white queens, fitness models, and Hollywood celebrities.

    • Queen

      Madonna and bill gates

    • Lovechild

      Madonna

    • Goodguy

      I say Madonna and steve jobs

  • JackieB

    Bruce Springsteen for sure, Oprah, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson together. They prove long-lasting love in Hollywood is possible ;)

  • amy

    Without a doubt, Muhammad Ali! Let’s show him we love him while he’s still here.

  • cal

    I’d love to lick Johnny Depp

    • amy

      Don’t you mean that the other way around? lol I agree!

      • Renee

        ITA on Johnny Depp!! and while they are add it do Captain Jack Sparrow and Edward Scissorhand stamps too.

      • amy

        OMG! There’s just something about the way Johnny plays Jack Sparrow! Good dreams!

  • Alex

    Madonna!!!

    • Me

      Agreed.

  • Fito Parlo

    What about Madonna?
    One look from the 80′s, from the 90′s…

    • JackieB

      Yep! Good idea.

  • Mary Anne

    I would probably choose Jane Goodall or Jon Bon Jovi

    • Chris

      Maggie Q

  • steph

    Aly, thank you for being my new favorite EW.com writer for quoting “While You Were Sleeping” with that Milwaukee comment. Just awesome.

    • Squishmar

      Love that movie!

    • BK

      I was just coming in here to comment on that line. “You’d be amazing at just how exciting Milwaukee…isn’t”

  • Rachel Palmieri

    Henry Winkler as the Fonz

  • Veronica

    Justin Bieber!!!!

  • Jon Scholl

    Well, I think we all know this is an easy one: Snooki

  • mjm

    Sandra Bullock

  • rocknmovies

    Springsteen of course!

  • ikagirl

    Buzz Aldrin, John Glenn, Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku. Show that science is important.

  • lickthis

    Charlie Sheen, Kate Gosselin, Sarah Palin, and the Kardashians

    • lickthat

      Bin Laden, Obama

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