starring Ike Quartey (right) as Derek Zoolander…
and Vernon “The Viper” Forrest as Hansel.
After Forrest was awarded the unanimous (!) decision, he gave a long shout-out to various friends and associates. Said Larry Merchant, “you should thank the officials”.
Jim Lampley, no doubt longing for the soft touch of Bree Walker, asked Emmanuel Steward if on evidence of this night’s work, Forrest would be in line for a big money fight in the future.
After a pause longer than Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 In D Minor, Manny stifled a giggle and replied, “I don’t know.”