Forget the Grinch Who Stole Christmas, how about the Drunk? A real-life Grinch was arrested in Canada for being super drunk at a holiday parade and shouting at children that Santa isn’t real.
According to The Toronto Star: “as Christmas-themed floats slowly rolled down Princess St. during Kingston’s annual Santa Claus parade, an intoxicated man shouted blasphemous lies to shocked children: Santa doesn’t exist.
The man, whose gelled hair ‘looked like a set of devil horns protruding from his head,’ was reported to Kingston police, Const. Steve Koopman said.”
The 24-year-old St. Nick Naysayer was arrested and faces criminal charges of causing a disturbance by being drunk and breach of probation.
“It was pretty despicable that someone, during this time of the year, would tell kids Santa isn’t real – which of course we would argue,” Const. Steve Koopman told the Toronto Star.
It was not known how the man, who has surely landed on Santa’s naughty list, pleaded to the charges.
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