This post at Daily Mail identifies the world famous Cigar Guy.
Cigar Guy’s real name is Rupesh Shingadia. He is a single, 30-year-old investment analyst in London, who lives in a house with his parents.
I am embarrassed and overwhelmed. Never in a million years could I have expected anything like this. It is truly surreal.
The Look Explained
Cigar Guy’s outfit was a tribute to pony tail wearing, cigar smoking Spanish golfer Miguel Angel Jimenez.
I wanted to do something to show my support for the European team and I thought of Miguel. These days sportsmen have become devoid of character. But Miguel does his own thing and I love the way he walks around the course with a cigar clamped between his teeth.
This photo of Tiger Woods chipping in the Ryder Cup has become very famous. Not only because Tiger hit the photographer, but because the guy on the right with the mustache, head-dress and cigar has turned into a raging fad all over the net. Cigar Guy is popping up everywhere…
I hadn’t posted this photo because I thought it was fake, but apparently it isn’t. Photographer “Mark Pain” (quite the pun, considering this situation) snapped this image right before a Tiger Woods’ chip shot hit him in the chest and fell to the ground. So was Tiger that far off or did the photographer get in the way of the shot? And nobody has mentioned whether or not Tiger’s caddy Steve Williams smashed the photographer’s camera…
Update: There’s a guy on the right with a mustache and a cigar. This guy has been photoshopped into hundreds of photos all over the net. “Cigar Guy” has become quite a rage…. Read the next post.