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Guy Fieri allegedly fights with hairdresser

Firegoat Oct 30, 2013 07:28 AM

And this is why you shouldn't drink too much on a flight.
http://www.tmz.com/2013/10/30/guy-fie...

  1. greygarious Oct 31, 2013 07:06 PM

    I wonder if the swine will suffer any consequences for this behavior, along the lines of the self-inflicted damage to Paula Deen's popularity and clout. I suspect, unfortunately, not. His Rolaids TV ad ran today. Another product for my "do not purchase" list.

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    1. re: greygarious
      c oliver Oct 31, 2013 07:12 PM

      He got in a fight with someone. Not following how that equates with Paula Deen's racist acts and words. But I'm not following this new story after the first article so I've probably missed something.

      1. re: c oliver
        greygarious Oct 31, 2013 07:26 PM

        I wasn't suggesting equivalency. I've always found his whole appearance and shtick repellent, and now he has 1) been filmed involved in a drunken brawl and 2) been revealed as homophobic. Those total to more than enough reason (for me) not to buy the products he promotes. YMMV.

        1. re: greygarious
          Veggo Oct 31, 2013 07:30 PM

          Recently his Lamborghini was stolen from the shop where it was being serviced, so between the car and the hair and the traveling hairdresser there is no shortage of ego there.

          1. re: greygarious
            c oliver Oct 31, 2013 07:39 PM

            g, it's interesting. Because I don't watch him I wasn't aware of the homophobe aspect so I did a little research. Nothing I found indicated more than one, possibly biased, source for that. I'd want more before I labeled him...and I don't mind jumping on that accusation when deserved ! Also I've never knowingly bought any product that a "celebrity" endorsed so that's pretty easy for me. And to support you, I also think his look and "shtick" are pretty yucky.

            1. re: greygarious
              SWISSAIRE Nov 1, 2013 11:29 AM

              I agree 150 %.

              His Bean Sprout head look is in need of a change, as is the "food" items listed on his new wave redneck restaurant menus.

              Perhaps losing the fight with his personal stylist, of all people, heralds a forthcoming change. Anyone with his appearance caught crying post-fight on video, needs to go out and buy a complete Pee-Wee Herman wardrobe.

              Or perhaps that favoured by Liberace.

            2. re: c oliver
              jrvedivici Nov 1, 2013 07:23 AM

              I'm not saying they are equal by any means, but I'm curious as to your take on this.

              Guy, physically punches or assaults a person under his employ.

              Paula's questionable racist views are exposed, however not enough to constitute anything illegal, the case was thrown out. She never physically attacked anyone of a racial minority. (or anyone in general)

              So to you which is the more deplorable offense?

              1. re: jrvedivici
                c oliver Nov 1, 2013 07:41 AM

                I'd say Paula Deen because her actions can influence others whereas Fieri's was a drunk being stupid.

                1. re: c oliver
                  jrvedivici Nov 1, 2013 08:50 AM

                  Interesting......I don't think there is any right or wrong to my question, but I do appreciate your answering it. Because I don't think there is a right or wrong, all I can say is I personally take the opposite view.

                  I think once you physically strike another person, you are taking an action. Paula's alleged racism came out under testimony if that never happened nobody would have known anything about it, so if she is a racist at least she kept it fairly close to the vest. (not condoning racism of course)

                  While she could "influence" people I'm not a very easily influenced person, I'm not going to be like "Oh Paula's racist, now I"m going to be". Sadly though there are far too many easily influenced or weak minded people who would follow, just because she is a role model of sorts. So your feelings are accurate.

                  1. re: jrvedivici
                    Firegoat Nov 1, 2013 09:24 AM

                    If an employer called me a fat white bitch, or punched me in the face, I'd pick the former. Either way I get to sue them. Oh wait, no I'm fat and white.

                    1. re: Firegoat
                      jrvedivici Nov 1, 2013 09:34 AM

                      At least you clarified you're not a bitch.

                      1. re: Firegoat
                        porker Nov 1, 2013 09:53 AM

                        "Oh wait, no I'm fat and white"
                        I always thought you were fire and goat....

                      2. re: jrvedivici
                        c oliver Nov 1, 2013 09:37 AM

                        I have a hard time working up a lot of enthusiasm over the issue. I find both of them quite unappealing and don't like their cooking either.

                        1. re: c oliver
                          jrvedivici Nov 1, 2013 10:15 AM

                          Well then I guess we do fully agree on one aspect of this topic!

              2. LotusRapper Oct 31, 2013 01:50 PM

                One of these days Guy is gonna pull a "Paula" and flame out.

                Ooops, I guess he doesn't like that term, hehe.

                1. jrvedivici Oct 31, 2013 10:12 AM

                  I couldn't help but laugh to myself at the fact Guy was on Rachel Ray this morning and he was wearing an orange wig. (I was just flipping thru the channels and saw it, Don't judge me!!)

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                    4X4 Oct 31, 2013 10:59 AM

                    Maybe he was dressed as the Heat Miser for Halloween.

                    1. re: jrvedivici
                      c oliver Oct 31, 2013 11:14 AM

                      I saw a picture online this morning of Batali in a Fieri wig!

                    2. HillJ Oct 30, 2013 10:47 AM

                      "A bunch of guys were messing around," a rep for the "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" star told TMZ. "Things got a little out of hand, but they're all good now."

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                      1. re: HillJ
                        c oliver Oct 30, 2013 11:50 AM

                        Read that. Aka they've all sobered up.

                        1. re: c oliver
                          porker Oct 30, 2013 11:52 AM

                          I think Mr. J was being a bit more nefarious...
                          "Bunch of guys..."
                          "Out of hand..."
                          Guy Fieri being homophobic (except perhaps on long, alcohol fueled flights...)

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                        tysonmcneely Oct 30, 2013 08:17 AM

                        If I was Guy Fieri, I would've fought the hair dresser 10 years ago. The second he put those bleached spikes on me, it would've been on...

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                        1. re: tysonmcneely
                          jrvedivici Oct 30, 2013 08:30 AM

                          Well, I think the video show's the only thing worse than his cooking is his fighting skills. Looked to me like he just sat there taking a beating to me. Took a beating from what sounded like not the most masculine of men. In most fights I have experienced (and trust me there are a lot more than most would suspect) I have never heard the aggressor of the fight start crying in the middle of the fight. lol

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                            Veggo Oct 30, 2013 08:32 AM

                            Guy did strike back with a few f-bombs. I'll bet those hurt.

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                              youareabunny Oct 30, 2013 08:51 AM

                              Why would he hit back? Might chip his manicure.

                            2. re: tysonmcneely
                              porker Oct 30, 2013 08:47 AM

                              I'm guessing 10 years ago, Guy didn't have a hairdresser...

                              @ "from what sounded like not the most masculine of men"
                              Seeing the dude was a hairdresser, perhaps he was upset over a Fieri off color remark?

                              1. re: porker
                                Veggo Oct 30, 2013 08:53 AM

                                It's commonplace for 2 such important people to travel in different aircraft and automobiles rather than getting sloshed together on an airliner, probably in first class and getting their money's worth with free booze.

                                1. re: Veggo
                                  porker Oct 30, 2013 08:56 AM

                                  I'm guessing mrs Porker and I aren't such important - we make a point of getting sloshed on airliners...

                                  1. re: porker
                                    Veggo Oct 30, 2013 09:05 AM

                                    Not even Bill Clinton or John Edwards traveled with their hairdresser. John would pony up the $400, Bill would tie up the John Wayne airport for a few extra hours. But Guy...travels with a hairdresser? Not exactly alpha-male behavior.

                                    1. re: Veggo
                                      Firegoat Oct 30, 2013 10:17 AM

                                      That hair isn't going to stand up on its own!

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                              youareabunny Oct 30, 2013 07:56 AM

                              Diva

                              1. c oliver Oct 30, 2013 07:52 AM

                                My only thought was 'you mean he PAYS someone to look that awful?????' Wonder how he treats his 'jeweler'?

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                                1. re: c oliver
                                  jrvedivici Oct 30, 2013 08:04 AM

                                  Or his personal trainer!

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                                    JAB Oct 30, 2013 10:22 AM

                                    Or his Stylist!!

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                                      4X4 Oct 30, 2013 11:09 AM

                                      He should fire the guy who told him to wear his sunglasses on the back of his head.

                                2. Veggo Oct 30, 2013 07:41 AM

                                  Bad hair day.

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                                  1. re: Veggo
                                    jrvedivici Oct 30, 2013 07:48 AM

                                    More like bad hair decade.

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                                      Veggo Oct 30, 2013 07:55 AM

                                      Agreed. He looks like he could spear rats with just a head butt.

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