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RIP Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze

Actor and classically trained dancer Patrick Swayze, star of the blockbuster films Dirty Dancing and Ghost has passed away in Los Angeles after losing his two year batter with pancreatic cancer. He was 57.

Bad Idea Tattoo of The Day: Patrick Swayze as Chippendale’s Centaur


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OK, I understand that Patrick Swayze is practically on death’s doorstep right now from cancer that he brought on himself by smoking. Too bad, you know, because he was really good as Keanu Reeves’ Idol-slash-Adversary in Point Break, and not bad at all in Dirty Dancing. And it’s never an admirable thing to make jokes at the expense of the dying. But still, this tattoo depicting Swayze as half Chippendale’s Dancer, half Centaur, accented by a rainbow ribbon background – which, thank god, is not actually on the body of Patrick Swayze – is just the worst.