Vince the Sham Wow! guy

I'll admit it.
I am obsessed with Vince the Sham Wow! guy.
I can watch the Sham Wow commercial over and over and over and over and over...

I have been hooked since the very first commercial.
It never gets tired.
"ya got that camera guy?"
"you know the Germans always make good stuff"
"ya know that's gonna smell"

They just don't write 'em like that any more!

And the Madonna mic!
Love it!
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Oh No
Say it ain't so Joe!

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ShamWow Guy In Slap, Chop Bust
TV pitchman battered hooker in South Beach hotel room brawl

MARCH 27--Meet Vince Shlomi. He's probably better known to you as the ShamWow Guy, the ubiquitous television pitchman who has been phenomenally successful peddling absorbent towels and food choppers. Shlomi, 44, was arrested last month on a felony battery charge following a violent confrontation with a prostitute in his South Beach hotel room. According to an arrest affidavit, Shlomi met Sasha Harris, 26, at a Miami Beach nightclub on February 7 and subsequently retired with her to his $750 room at the lavish Setai hotel. Shlomi told cops he paid Harris about $1000 in cash after she "propositioned him for straight sex." Shlomi said that when he kissed Harris, she suddenly "bit his tongue and would not let go." Shlomi then punched Harris several times until she released his tongue. The affidavit, a copy of which you'll find here, notes that during the 4 AM fight Harris sustained facial fractures and lacerations all over her face (she is pictured here in mug shots snapped following busts in 2008 and 2005). After freeing his tongue, a bleeding Shlomi ran to the Setai lobby, where security summoned cops. Harris refused to cooperate with officers, who recovered $930 from her purse. "Both parties had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from their persons," police reported. In a brief telephone interview, Harris declined to answer TSG questions about her run-in with Shlomi, though she did say she is considering a lawsuit against the pitchman. Asked if she worked as a hooker, Harris declined comment. As seen in the below mug shot, Shlomi was also injured during the fracas and, court records show, was treated at Mount Sinai Medical Center. While Shlomi and Harris were both arrested for felony aggravated battery, prosecutors this month declined to file formal charges against the combatants. Police records list Shlomi's occupation as "Marketing," but make no mention of his affiliation with the ShamWow or the Slap Chop, both of which sell for $19.95 (plus shipping and handling).

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He may be telling the truth. In my wilder days it happened to me on at least 2 separate occasions. No, not with a hooker, just with drunks I made out with. Some freak was biting my tongue and I whacked him in the head until he stopped. No blood or serious injury mind you, but I can totally relate. It's pretty scary.
I had a guy latch on to my left nipple with his teeth and would not let go until I beat him off of me. Later, I saw him standing near the locker room butt naked and walked up behind him with an match book that I lit just before shoving it sideways up his crack. Hawt!
And there's more!

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Gawker has laid hands on the ShamWow guy's 2004 lawsuit against the Church of Scientology, and it's good! He accused the cult of infiltrating his food-chopper business and stealing it from him.

ShamWow pitchman Vince Shlomi, who was arrested last month because a hooker who allegedly bit him on the tongue and he pummeled the shit out of her, became a Scientologist in 1982. According to his 2004 lawsuit against the cult (read the full lawsuit here), the Scientology was part of a conspiracy to steal his successful food-chopper business from him.


http://gawker.com/5191018/the-...ys-slap-chop-scandal
Last night I think I got a taste of what it must be like to be a huge superstar like Vince.
Sammy Jo and I were sitting at Eastern Block minding our own business when this cute girl comes up to me and asks, "Hey, aren't you The Daffy's Guy?"
I said, "Why yes I am".
I was in my glory.
I never thought of it that way.
I'm "The Daffy's Guy".
Could there be anything bigger?
I'm just like Vince.

Remind me to stay away from crackhead hookers in Miami.

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