Mohamed Bishr, an Egyptian man bearing a remarkable resemblance to the late Iraqi dictator, claimed that he had been briefly kidnapped after spurning an offer to portray Saddam in a porn video.
Bishr’s adult sons told the al-Ahram newspaper in Alexandria that their father had been offered the equivalent of $330,000.
In 2002, according to a 2010 Washington Post report, the CIA briefly contemplated using a Saddam impersonator in a porn video as a tool to publicly embarrass Saddam into relinquishing power prior to the U.S. invasion.
Former British soldier Nigel Ely offered at auction in Derby, England, a two-foot-square piece of metal that he said came from the iconic Baghdad statue of Saddam toppled by U.S. Marines in April 2003.
Ely said he had grabbed the piece indiscriminately, but remembers that it was a portion of Saddam’s buttocks.
The man stabbed to death in Calgary, Alberta: the 29-year-old Mr. Brent Stabbed Last.
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