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'Star Wars Kid' Sues And Wins

Postby Ian on Wed Apr 12, 2006 3:44 pm

Remember this kid?

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ ... ional/home

As Ghyslain Raza recalled, whenever he walked by his high school's common areas, other students would jump on tables and chant, "Star Wars Kid! Star Wars Kid!"

There would be a commotion as they shouted and poked at him, trying to get a reaction. "It was simply unbearable," he said.

An otherwise ordinary teen in this Quebec small town, Mr. Raza had become a worldwide object of ridicule when schoolmates put on the Internet a video of him clumsily pretending to be a Star Wars character.

Three years later, Mr. Raza and his parents this week reached an out-of-court settlement with the families of three former schoolmates they had sued for $351,000 in damages.


I had a good laugh at this...

He said the situation left him feeling drained of energy, and that he let himself go and no longer lifted weights to keep fit.


He kept himself fit? If I remember right, the kid looked like he was the first one to be out when they played dodge ball in gym class.
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Postby Ian on Wed Apr 12, 2006 3:48 pm

For those that don't know who the "Star Wars Kid" is:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPPj6viIBmU
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Re: 'Star Wars Kid' Sues And Wins

Postby smartin4 on Wed Apr 12, 2006 3:50 pm

I had a good laugh at this...

He said the situation left him feeling drained of energy, and that he let himself go and no longer lifted weights to keep fit.


He kept himself fit? If I remember right, the kid looked like he was the first one to be out when they played dodge ball in gym class.[/quote]



As I remember that video, I can understand why you would laugh at that statement :lol:

This quote from the article backs you up too Ian:


Mr. Raza -- who appears on the video as a chubby, ungainly young man...
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Postby burninfool on Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:21 pm

$351,000CAD??!!
Give me a break,I guess you can sue anyone for anything nowadays.
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