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Michael Moore, gelatinous gasbag:

American satirist Michael Moore has stormed out of Britain after a bust up with the London theatre hosting his one-man show. The Bowling For Columbine moviemaker performed Michael Moore - Live! to packed audiences for two months before Christmas at The Roundhouse in Camden, North London. But on the penultimate night he reportedly flew into a rage, verbally attacked everyone associated with the theatre because he thought he wasn't being paid enough. During the performance he complained he was making just $750 a night. A member of the stage crew says, "He completely lost the plot. He stormed around all day screaming at everyone, even the 5-an-hour bar staff, telling them how we were all conmen and useless. Then he went on stage and did it in public." Staff retaliated by refusing to work the following night, which led to the show being held up for an hour. Eventually he made a groveling apology to staff and the angry audience finally took to their seats. A source reports that Moore then packed his bags and flew to New York the next day without saying thank you or goodbye to anyone

But he's all about the little people, the working man, the common folk.

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Thats weird, his book goes on about how lucky we are to not live in the UK. He likes us cause we financed a few of his self-obsessing documentaries.

The Roundhouse is only a few blocks away from where I live now... shame I missed this.

"not live in the US" that should have read

If Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton et al. are "race hustlers", then what could Michael Moore be labeled as? A "class hustler"?

I don't know the answer, I'm just asking questions :).

More Micheal Moore stupidity (from the show he was putting on in London):

http://argument.independent.co.uk/regular_columnists/yasmin_alibhai_brown/story.jsp?story=366725

Yes, the hijackers on 9-11 had an easy time of it because the passengers were mostly white. Uh huh...

Oh, god, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is a class-A number one racist jackass. Everything is the fault of the Whiteman. She blames her hot flashes on whitey. I don't know why she hasn't run off to Pakistan or whatever Superior Brown Country she or her parents originally came from -- Oh wait, I do know.

We need Michael Moore. He's important. He reminds us regularly that Ann Coulter is not the biggest asshole in America.

I would love to see hard data on how much those London theater people are making. Likely nowhere near $750 a night. Any Brits out there who can fill us in?

Excellent use of the word penultimate!

How long before he deletes any mention of the existence of that show from his website?

A colleague of mine was there that particular night. She tells it a different way entirely from that story, and from what she told me, some of the issues that he raised were entirely valid. I'll post the full story she told me if you want, just let me know.

It's also really old news, having happened way back at the start of December...

I'd bet money that the source is someone at the Roundhouse trying to cover their back... and try and get round any bad publicity this might have caused.

Someone must have misheard. The quotation mus have been: "He stormed around all day screaming at everyone, even the 5-an-hour bar staff, telling them how we were all COMMON and useless."

You know, from the champion of the "little guys" who don't make "only $750 a night."

I heard on a local talk show today that Moore also said that the passengers on the flights that went down on 9-11 were "scaredy cats"... because they're WHITE, that if they'd been "brothers", they woulda "crushed them", because "brothers" don't take "disrespect" from anyone.
(Hey, isn't that RACIST??? Isn't Asswipe STEREOTYPING??)

So I could really give a RATS ASS if there was ANY validity to his whining about the stupid London thing. Michael Moore's a fat fascist flubbering FUCK!!!!!!

London theater review pans the production as amaturish, unfunny and offensive:

http://www.theatreguidelondon.co.uk/reviews/michaelmoore02.htm

you spelled his name wrong... its Moore-on.

It appears, as usual, that this whole thing has been blown out of all
proportion. According to the Guardian;

The Roundhouse's executive director, Marcus Evans, says the report is "a
storm in a teacup, probably down to a stage-hand getting a bit miffed."
He says it is true Michael Moore "got a bit upset. He'd had a death
threat and I think the pressure got to him. But he didn't hold the
audience up at all, and finished his last performance saying, 'This is a
great venue, and thankyou to everyone at the Roundhouse.'" Evans also
says that Moore apologised to him personally, and points out that
responsibility for Moore's pay, and for the hiring of staff, was down to
Moore's producers, who leased the Roundhouse for the duration of the run.

You can read the full article here:

http://film.guardian.co.uk/news/story/0,12589,870162,00.html

i am from california, micheal moore reminds me of that fat guy who got his ass kicked all through school! his is a total class hustler as noted above. his claim to fame is companies getting pissed off paying stupid factory workers way to much to turn some screws , then closeing down and moving over seas! well micheal, if your pals in flint studyed and did their homework in school like they were support too, then they would'nt have those brainless jobs in the firstplace, but its GM fault right??? his claims of unions are for america is crap, there for overpriced labor dumbass! by the way i caught his little tie raid at last night's oscar's ( hollywood's feel good night for those people who care) what a cry baby! NEWS FLASH TO YOU - WEAPONS OF MASS DISTRUCTION HAVE BEEN FOUND! he wil say than george planted them of course, and by the way your wife is a fat ass! go get a trophy wife now that your a star!

Lol, Mike Moore is a silly little weasel of such magnitude.
His movies and his books are full of stupid white lies.
(pardon the pun).

This little incidence is only 1 thing that proves he
just a phony, leftist, jerk whos trying to make a buck.

Just diregard his pathetic antics. Once he gets the
message that no whone really wants to deal with his fat
ass he'll get the picture. He will then find some new
venue or endevure to make his vague outside spreading
his goofy, radical, fabricated politics.

Michael Moore, like everyone else in Hollywood is a fag, Nancy-Boy, liberal. Hollywood should be crisined "Hollyweak". Is everyone in Tinsal Town are nothing but weak, pussyboy libs. I hate Liberals.

I am really glad to see that nearly every comment that opposses Mr. Moore has a copious amount of grammar and spelling errors. It is obvious to me that these kind of remarks are from the ignorant, uneducated fucks that should be ignored. Thanks to all of you for strengthening my fondness of this insightful man.