Just because you’re an Academy Award-winning box office titan doesn’t mean you’re always going to receive the red carpet treatment, as Denzel Washington learned last weekend when a Las Vegas high roller booted the star from his seat before the Gennady Golovkin versus Canelo Álvarez middleweight championship fight because he was in the gambler’s spot.
The gambler reportedly had trouble convincing Washington, who was sitting with Lakers legend Norm Nixon, to move.
“I love you, but you’re in my seat,” the man said. “This isn’t a movie. There’s no stuntman. This is real life.”
Denzel eventually gave up the seat.
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