“My then husband, Leland Hayward, was Fred’s agent for many years. He dealt mostly with Phyllis, who was very businesslike. She kept Fred on a tight rein. She was very possessive, and I think she felt that since Ginger was certainly the best partner he ever had, and that he had such pleasure dancing with Ginger, [that] there has to be something that sets up between two people who are flying through the air with the greatest of ease…” – Slim Keith, interviewed by Sarah Giles for Vanity Fair and her subsequent book, Fred Astaire: His Friends Talk
Request by anonymous: ohmygosh ohmygosh ohmygosh ohmygosh headcannon with newt PLS, like you having a bad day and he cheers you uP liKE fuCk maN
a/n: I literally suddenly got up from my book, walked straight to my charging laptop and started writing. I had no plan for this; I had no idea that I would write so much. I just felt sudden inspiration to write this scenario stuck in my head for so long, and it came out as a 900 word one-shot.
Please, for anyone drowning of homework or exams right now, enjoy the imagination of Newt encouraging you in his own way in this modern college AU !!
p.s. now i shall go sleep, because i’m exhausted writing this and its nighttime already !!