Just as George bush was paying undue attention to vollyballer Misty May’s backside in Bejing (he worked up a sweat!), Catherine Zeta-Jones and her husband Michael Douglas caught hell for not bothering to go through Italian Immigration when their boat docked in the Italian Riviera town of Santa Margherita Ligure.
At least the pressure is off Romanians and Albanians. Watch your watch when Michael Douglas is in the area. You never know.
Coastguard Pietro Micheli said: ‘The laws have been toughened up and all captains should be aware that they are supposed to inform us of the names of those taken ashore. ~ Catherine’s crew rock the boat after breaching Italian immigration laws
I like that the Italians are so fair. They fined the captain of the boat, the guy in charge.
But what a cultural difference between the UK writers of the Daily Mail, from whence the quote was scraped, and the Italians. The picture shows Michael Douglas pouring some wine at lunch. The caption is:
The couple enjoyed a boozy long lunch in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy over a week ago.
Boozy? Note to editors: a touch of wine isn’t “boozy.” It’s normal. Healthy even. Get over it.
I gotta go.