Wrote this in May 2009:

This is a Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe. It costs a great deal of money. Eddie Murphy has one, and so does Beckham. You can get yours with a brushed stainless steel hood and teak on the back, like a fine yacht.

And as sure as night follows day, some philistine has fucked one up.


And who do you suppose is the author of this fuckery? Meet Prince Marcus von Anhalt:


To be sure there’s plenty of competition for [the title of World’s Richest Asshole], but we think Germany’s Prince Marcus von Anhalt (above) has a pretty clear shot at it. Born Marcus Eberhardt in 1969, he started out as a butcher, went into the brothel business, did some time for tax evasion and human trafficking, then bought himself a title (from Zsa Zsa Gabor’s husband): Prinz von Anhalt, Herzog zu Sachsen und Westfalen, Graf von Askanien. Now the SOB’s latest stunt is driving around in this Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe covered in a Louis Vuitton multicolored monogram print.


Cynica says this assault on good taste is roughly on par with Paris Hilton’s Pepto Bismol Bentley:

I disagree - I’d rather be seen in the Roller than in what’s left of that Bentley. But driving either one would be sheer torture.