I just got the opportunity to meet Jim Kelly, one the best martial artists in the world and star of many classic action films. He’s a real cool down to earth cat who took time to talk with me. I was so star struck, I reverted to childhood, my voice even got all high and shit. What was the coolest thing about our talk was that Jim is such a humble man, rather than go on about himself, he was very interested in what I was doing. In addition to the picture he posed for with me, I also got an autographed 8×10 from Three The Hard Way. For those who haven’t seen it, check it out. I’ve embedded a clip below; if it seems familiar, Keenan Ivory Wayans and the late Steve James paid homage to it in I’m Gonna Git You Sucka.
UPDATE: Jim Kelly’s Official Facebook Page is now online at http://www.facebook.com/JimKellyKarate! Got it from the man himself, you can’t get more verified than that.
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Mister Keyes (Jim Kelly) vs. Racist Pigs at YouTube.
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