The Extreme Length a Chief of Police went to Get David Bowie’s Autograph

TVOvermind | 2/14/2018 | Wake
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One thing you would think that a police chief would never do to obtain an autograph, even when it was David Bowie’s, is call in a bomb scare. But apparently that’s what happened while Bowie’s plane was leaving Italy during one of his tours. At that point Bowie had already had to sing through tear gas and rioting that started when people could no longer purchase tickets to the sold out show. They started rioting with the police at that point and making the scene more than a little untenable, which only made the concert that much harder to perform. Bowie had already started to announce that his tours were taking more and more out of him because it was a supreme effort just to get ready, get set up, and then perform and then tear it all down to do it all again. It might have been tough to feel sorry for the guy but there was still enough sympathy that a person could think that Bowie might have needed a break.

He didn’t get it on the night that he and his crew were flying out of Rome. A bomb scare that had been phoned in caused the plane to land back at the airport with the pilot no doubt in a panic and the passengers no doubt wondering what was going on as they were likely already tired and unnerved by this development. Usually, even back in those days, an airplane wouldn’t be called back unless it was an emergency. Well, a bomb threat back then was just as big of an emergency as it...
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