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Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

Old 08-29-14, 07:16 PM
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Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

I've met Lou at a comiccon in Philly a few years back. Always thought he was a jerk then, but this takes it to a whole new level.

It seems he was at the Wizard World Chicago Convention this past weekend peddling his signature. He was selling one print there that he was telling people was also hand signed by Stan Lee. Turns out Stan Lee's signature was merely photocopied onto the print. He was charging people $60 for these and most people had no clue that the signature wasn't real. what a scum bag.

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Old 08-29-14, 07:29 PM
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Re: Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

I've heard the name. Had no idea who he was.

That's neat. Thanks.
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I've heard the name. Had no idea who he was.

That's neat. Thanks.
You've never heard of Stan Lee?
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Kinda hard to take this story seriously when the evidence is hard to see.

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Re: Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

I didn't realize there was hate for him
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Re: Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

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Kinda hard to take this story seriously when the evidence is hard to see.

Mrs Danger says that is good evidence. You can see the real signature (left panel) through the glare because it's on top of the texture, but the photocopy signature (right panel) is part of the texture and gets lost.
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Re: Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

There are some closer pictures of the signatures in the thread. One other guy posted his and they are in the same spot. You can also see on the one you posted above how the color from ferrigno's signature stands out but Stan Lee's signature in the same color does not.
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Re: Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

Looks to me like they are different. The 'flash' is kinda in the way but I notice that on the LEFT image, there is some sort of 'hash' under that long streak. Not there on the RIGHT.
It also seems from reading, that Wizard World were handing these out so they are as much at fault, really.
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I didn't realize there was hate for him
Google "Lou Ferrigno" and "jerk" or "asshole" and you'll see all the hate.

Lou even sued his brother once for opening a gym and calling it "Ferrigno's" Like Lou owns the name all to himself.
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Looks to me like they are different. The 'flash' is kinda in the way but I notice that on the LEFT image, there is some sort of 'hash' under that long streak. Not there on the RIGHT.
It also seems from reading, that Wizard World were handing these out so they are as much at fault, really.
From what I read, Ferrigno was selling these at his table but someone from Wizard was also going around telling people that he had hand signed Stan Lee prints for $60. Ferrigno probably told the Wizard volunteer the signatures were real.
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You've never heard of Stan Lee?
Duh!!!, he's one of those Bruce Lee clones like Bruce Li & Dragon Lee.
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Re: Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

Of all the years I have attended SDCC, never have I thought to get his autograph.
I always thought he was too high priced but I will say I have never read much about him being an asshole or a cheat. Suing your Brother for such a reason is pretty shady. I mean, you know his Brother named it like that to get recognition, but really, sue your own Brother over it?
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I've heard that he's an ass and charges an obscene amount for his autograph.
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Duh!!!, he's one of those Bruce Lee clones like Bruce Li & Dragon Lee.
He's also the father of Jim Lee, right?
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Re: Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

And he charges NOTHING for his signature !
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I didn't realize there was hate for him
Neither did I. I'm surprised.
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Neither did I. I'm surprised.
And people say DVD Talk is worthless. To them I say, "Ha!"
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Re: Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

He is an ass but the reason is that he lives solely off of selling his signature for bocoup dollars. He gets pissed when fanboys, nerds, and mouth breathers go up to him and ask him for a signature. He won't normally do it, because it cuts into him making money.
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Re: Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

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Duh!!!, he's one of those Bruce Lee clones like Bruce Li & Dragon Lee.
I thought he owned a hand tool company. This Old House is sponsored by Stan Lee.
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Originally Posted by movieguru View Post
Google "Lou Ferrigno" and "jerk" or "asshole" and you'll see all the hate.
Just don't Google "Lou Ferrigno's asshole" and click on Images.
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
He is an ass but the reason is that he lives solely off of selling his signature for bocoup dollars. He gets pissed when fanboys, nerds, and mouth breathers go up to him and ask him for a signature. He won't normally do it, because it cuts into him making money.
It's fine for them to charge money for signatures if they want. If the price is too high people simply won't buy. But fraudulently selling someone else's photocopied signature as the real deal is just plain wrong. Not only is it stealing from the purchaser but the other celebrity who may now lose a sale.
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Re: Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

How big is that print? It looks like a postcard.
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Re: Here's why people hate Lou Ferrigno so much.....

Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
He is an ass but the reason is that he lives solely off of selling his signature for bocoup dollars. He gets pissed when fanboys, nerds, and mouth breathers go up to him and ask him for a signature. He won't normally do it, because it cuts into him making money.
A celebrity can decline to sign things without being an ass about it. IIRC, Bruce Campbell doesn't sign things unless it's at an actual signing (I've got two books signed by him, both from signings, and he didn't charge me for either signature), and you don't see people calling him an asshole.
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How big is that print? It looks like a postcard.
Hard to tell from the pictures but I'd say 11"X17". I think most prints are usally around that size.
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A celebrity can decline to sign things without being an ass about it. IIRC, Bruce Campbell doesn't sign things unless it's at an actual signing (I've got two books signed by him, both from signings, and he didn't charge me for either signature), and you don't see people calling him an asshole.
He's an asshole for ONLY signing at signings. WTF man! What difference does it make. Sign the stupid books or don't.
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