VIDEO: William Bonner, 36, gets himself ready…to prove his friends wrong. It takes two attempts…and then…success? Yes, he can douse himself with rum, start his head on fire and earn a bed at the critical care unit.
Yesterday, it was Tony Robbins followers willing to burn their feet to prove themselves capable of — you fill in the blank.
Today, news out of Richmond County Sheriff’s office and Augusta, Georgia that a man bet his friends that the drink he was drinking could serve as fuel to light his face on fire. A surveillance video at Allie Katz bar captured the incident last Thursday and helped William Bonner prove his 15 seconds of flames … correction, 15 seconds of fame. Whatever.
Yesterday a San Jose fire official stated that the fire department discourages people from walking on hot coals. Today Allie Katz bar manager Keith Bussey warns, “Do not have your friend poor alcohol on your head and have your other friend light it and think that it’s cool in front of women.”
Bonner was transported to GHS Medical Center, then transferred to Doctors Hospital where he was listed in Critical Condition until Sunday.
Yes, Bacardi 151 is flammable, and Hemlock is poisonous.
Death of Socrates by Steve Martin.
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