Omar Sharif is apparently a badass.
I mean – he was suave in his heyday – but wow.
He allegedly roughed up a parking valet – and has now settled. This was three years ago. I get the feeling someone was looking for a payday. He got a default judgment for more than $318,000 after Sharif failed to appear.
Oh and by the way? Sharif is 75 years old. Right on ol’ man.
He pleaded no contest. He got into an “altercation” with the valet when the valet refused to take a tip in euros (after he couldn’t find the actual, you know, car.) In my opinion he didn’t even deserve a tip after that.
That’s such a pet peeve of mine – service personnel of any kind expecting a tip after crappy service. Um, no. The tip is to show appreciation for a job WELL DONE, not a job just done. But that’s just my opinion. /Tangent
While a police report indicated that Anderson did not have any visible injuries and refused medical treatment at the scene, he said in his suit that he suffered a broken nose and sought $17,000 in medical bills from the thespian, but also $750,000 in damages (that’s 575,000 euros, for those keeping score at him).
I love it when they refuse medical attention, and then sue.
As there was a criminal element to the case:
Sharif was sentenced to two years’ probation and 15 anger-management sessions. which he could complete in either Europe or Egypt. He also had to pay a $1,700 fine
That’s in addition to the money he’s paying the Valet.