Entertainment News



Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - Funnyman David Spade feels a little cheated after spending $125,000 (=C2£78,000) on special access to a Sir Paul McCARTNEY concert at a charity auction - because he has yet to see the former Beatle perform live.

The Joe Dirt star had saved up $30,000 (=C2£18,750) for the Haiti benefit in 2012 and was determined to snag backstage and soundcheck tickets to a

Paul McCartney show - but when bidding started at $50,000 (=C2£31,000), the actor knew he was in over his head.

However, the auction bosses knew he was interested and when the bidding stalled at $80,000 (=C2£50,000), they called out Spade.

Peer pressure and the need to impress a beautiful date got the better of Spade and he started bidding.

He says, "They go, '90!', back to me, '100?' I'm like, 'Why don't you relax for a second...' I'm like, 'If I sell that...'

"The grossest part was like, he went, '110 anyone...?' and I said to my date, 'Don't f**king move...' and then they go, '125 Spade?' and I go, 'No, no, wait! What just happened?'

"You see (Leonardo) DiCaprio craning, going, 'Who's the cheapskate?' and I go, '125!' They go, 'Sold!'"

But Spade has yet to cash in his big win: "It's so hilarious because Paul

McCartney didn't even go on tour this year, so I didn't get anything. It all went to Haiti."

Article Copyright World Entertainment News Network All Rights Reserved.

return to Entertainment News


Ends March 7, 2017

Top 10


Up from last week


Down from last week

No change

No change from last week

  • Movie Tickets.ar
  • Movie Tickets.ca
  • Movie Tickets.cl
  • Movie Tickets.ie
  • Movie Tickets.mx
  • Movie Tickets.sp
  • Movie Tickets.uk
  • Movie Tickets.us

MovieTickets.com is a worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing and a top destination for celebrity interviews, movie reviews and trailers. You can also access theater information, check movie showtimes, view video clips, and much more.