44. Hollywood Stars and Tourists

Tourists from around the world visit Hollywood. Buses them past the Hollywood sign. At Grauman's Chinese , they press their hands into the imprints of stars who long ago pressed their hands into cement. Tourists pause at the gold stars in sidewalks with the movie stars' names on them.

drive past movie stars' houses. Tourists hope to a star chatting with friends or tanning by pool. Unfortunately, most of the houses are behind hedges or down long winding driveways; tourists are to even see a chimney.

And finally, tourists pictures everywhere and with everyone. A popular picture in Hollywood is with movie characters like Chewbacca "Star Wars."

However, Chewbacca might not be so anymore. Last week, outside Grauman's, Chewbacca gave two female tourists a hard time. He kept trying hug them as they took pictures of each . The tour bus driver yelled at Chewbacca to the ladies alone. Chewbacca took off his headpiece, over to the driver, and head-butted him. The fell to the sidewalk. Someone called 911, and cops came and arrested Chewbacca.

Chewbacca was not . "Women come to America looking for Prince Charming, here I am!" he shouted to all.

"I they leave him in jail," said a tourist, saw the whole incident. "That guy's an idiot."