Rupesh Shingadia

October 10, 2010 by staff 

Rupesh Shingadia, Cigar Guy has been the buzz all week. For a week the Internet world any request that might be the man with the cigar in this past weekend Ryder Cup. Found by a British newspaper, he admits to not really understand what is happening.

Cigar Guy has been found! Hunted by the Web since its appearance in a photo at the Ryder Cup (see photo), he became in a few days a real star of the Web. Images parodied Facebook groups in his honor; he became the mascot in a few days of the Internet. However, nobody knew whom Cigar Guy.

It is ultimately the Daily Mail has managed to trace him. In an interview with the tabloid English, Rupesh Shingadia confesses his real name not understand all the excitement turned to him: “It’s really surreal experience I never thought one day.” So, who wore a wig and a mustache and smoking a cigar on his holding explained: “I wanted to do something to show my support for the European team and I think that Miguel (Angel Jimenez, the Spanish golfer ed.) Today, athletes are free character. But Miguel He did his own thing. I like the way he walks under way with a cigar between his teeth. ”

Despite her sudden popularity, Rupesh not want to become a star. It sucks now that his life continues normally. “I’ve never done anything like this before. If I had known the incredible reaction it would happen, how Cigar Guy has snowballed, I probably would never worn this costume. But I’m happy to give a smile to people (…) some people want this kind of attention, but for me, it happened by accident. I’m going back to work next week and we hope it will not change my life

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