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Rolf Buchholz
Dubai bars world's most pierced man
'The immigration thought I am Black Magic,' says Rolf Buchholz, most pierced man on earth.
Rolf Buchholz, the world's most pierced man, has been barred from Dubai, where he was turned back at the airport on his way to a hotel appearance, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

 

 

Airport officials gave no reason for refusing entry to the 53-year-old German, who sports 453 piercings plus two horns on his forehead, local daily Al-Emarat Al-Youm said.

 

Rolf Buchholz
Rolf Buchholz

 

They put him on a flight to Istanbul, it said.

 

A spokesperson for the hotel where Buchholz was scheduled to appear said its management had failed "despite all its attempts" to win permission for him to enter the emirate, the report added.

 

Dubai is considered the most open of the conservative Gulf monarchies.

 

Vowing never to return to Dubai though his luggage was still there, Buchholz said on Twitter: "At the end I got an answer why I can't enter Dubai.

 

"The immigration thought I am Black Magic."

 

The information technology worker was recognized by the Guinness Book of Records in 2012 as the world's most pierced man.

 

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