Here’s a bizarre story some of you may have missed. Eli Roth, during a recent trip to Mexico, was attacked by a pissed off gang of sea urchins. A rogue wave crashed into Roth and drove the director into sea urchin infested waters. The sea urchins greeted Roth by stabbing him several hundred times with their spines. Roth was able to fend off the attacks with his hands and feet.
When Roth finally made it back to shore he was stopped by two drunken fans who wanted the injured director to join their party. The fans had to settle for bloody handshakes. At the hospital, Roth was informed no anesthetic would be used while a doctor removed the hundreds of needle sharp spines with a pair of tweezers. During recovery, Roth sent his vacation-from-hell story and photos of his shredded foot to the website TMZ.
To read Roth’s harrowing account of his near death encounter and see images of his foot click here: www.tmz.com/2010/01/06/eli-roth-inglourious-basterds-mexico/