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'Jesus' thrown out of TV darts tournament

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supercrutch Report 12 Dec 2012 23:58

From the Telegraph:

Nathan Grindal was left close to tears after jeers from the 2000-strong crowd at the Cash Converters Players' Championship final, at a Butlins holiday camp earlier this month.

The televised final, between darts legend Phil 'The Power' Taylor and Kim Huybrechts, was briefly interrupted as TV bosses became angry the crowd were chanting "Jesus" repeatedly at bearded Nathan.

Nathan, 33, who emigrated to Oxford six years ago from Australia, was ejected by six burly security guards, as players and television bosses were angry the rowdy crowd's chants were disrupting the match.


I'd have preferred they chanted something at the ugly sods there and got them off the TV screen :-D


Eldrick Report 13 Dec 2012 00:25

That must have been some serious social event, rivalling the VIP box at Ascot.

Cash Converters at Butlins.........!!!!!!!!!

Bet he was cross. Did they throw the Book at him? Its a miracle he wasnt lynched.



supercrutch Report 13 Dec 2012 00:35

Ooooh thou art on thin ice but safe until the morning ;-) ;-) ;-)

Besides if the 'ladies' wore Ascot hats nobody could see the 'one hundred and aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayteeeeeeeeeeeeee' or when the chips were being served.


Eldrick Report 13 Dec 2012 00:54

I wonder if they had a knobbly knees contest in the interval?

Which Butlins was it? Not in that godless Norwich was it? Tsk. No respect.


LadyScozz Report 13 Dec 2012 02:01

He didn't hang around for the weekend?



Cynthia Report 13 Dec 2012 08:40

Don't fret. He'll return! ;-)


Susan10146857 Report 13 Dec 2012 08:45

:-D Cynthia


AnninGlos Report 13 Dec 2012 09:32

:-D :-D Cynthia


Eldrick Report 13 Dec 2012 09:44

Lol nice one.


Kay???? Report 13 Dec 2012 09:59

It was from Minehead,,,,,,,,fantastic tournamant.

Notices are put up about shouting while players are throwing and its also announced at the start of tournamant.

It wasnt because of the word Jesus,


Kense Report 13 Dec 2012 10:11

So this poor bloke was chucked out for having a beard was he?


AnninGlos Report 13 Dec 2012 10:14

I am not sure I understand why those who were shouting were not the ones turned out. Easier to pick on one person I suppose? Or was he responding and antagonising them?


Kay???? Report 13 Dec 2012 10:22

The crowd were fun mocking him because of his looks,,but he wasnt all innocent,!


Island Report 13 Dec 2012 10:29

Did he tell them to go forth and multiply?

or was that Moses? :-S


Kense Report 13 Dec 2012 10:34

No that was God


Mauatthecoast Report 13 Dec 2012 10:35

On the news it said the Jesus lookalike was in tears:-S

The 'darts crowd' would have seen many bearded hippy holy men in the seventies ;-) :-D ......


Island Report 13 Dec 2012 10:39

God was heckling too? :-0 :-0 :-0


Guinevere Report 13 Dec 2012 10:44

Can't believe they threw the poor bloke out. What about the thugs who were heckling him?

Nice one - blame the victim.


PollyinBrum Report 13 Dec 2012 11:36

What an over-reaction. Totally unfair that he was kicked out. He wasn't causing the fuss and he paid for his ticket same as everyone else in there. Security should have thrown out the yobs causing the interruption in my opinion.


AnnCardiff Report 13 Dec 2012 11:45

Butlins, Minehead :-S

Guantanamo Bay sounds more inviting to me :-D :-D