“A kid whose dad is a multi-millionaire and owns the biggest gasoline company in America. They rented one of the most expensive banquet halls in New York and invited me [Sean Paul] to perform for 150 thirteen-year-olds. It was crazy.
A lot of money was poured into the event and I was really surprised by it all. I always presumed that this is a religious ceremony that is held with your family, and suddenly I’m there with people like Mel Gibson and Neil Diamond walking around drinking champagne.” ("A Yiddisher Rasta Man," Ynet, Boaz Arad June 22, 2007)
May 10, 2007 -- IT was a bar mitzvah party fit for an oil heir the other night as William Hess, the 13-year-old son of Hess Corp. chairman John B. Hess, was feted at a million-dollar bash at the Rainbow Room. ... Sean Paul performed ...
Mel Gibson's Bodyguard an Israeli
Friday, Aug. 4, 2006 12:38 a.m. EDT
Considering Mel Gibson’s disparaging remarks about Jews during his recent DUI arrest, it might come as a surprise to learn that the "Braveheart” star’s bodyguard is – an Israeli.
He’s Avi Korein, 45, a former nightclub bouncer rumored to once have been in Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency.