Thursday, February 12, 2009  
Batman Returns to Canada

:: Posted by BK @ 2/12/2009 02:50:00 AM
I saw it on Jimmy Kimmel, so it must be true. Batman got beat up in Hollywood and so is returning to Canada. From the LA Times:


Costumed characters on Hollywood's Walk of Fame allege attacks by music vendors, seek officials' help


Alex Brovedani, a 27-year-old actor who portrays such characters as Batman and Robin on the boulevard, said he has been assaulted four times by CD vendors.

"Sometimes they try to horn in when we're with tourists. Some characters will tell them to wait their turn. That's when they start threatening," Brovedani said.

"They beat up Nacho Libre and gave him a shiner. I've gotten punched in the face. I've been knocked down and kicked in the head. They beat Freddy Krueger with brass knuckles."

Being dressed as a superhero doesn't help, Brovedani said.

"With costumes on it's hard to fight back, even as Batman. Our costumes are so clunky we can't catch them when they run away."



bonus: Nacho Libre gets beaten up while Batman looks on

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