AUSTRALIAN PM JOHN HOWARD GETS BAVETTA’D: The influence of the Charles Barkely-Dick Bavetta kiss has apparently reached across hemispheres, witness Kristian Sarkies kissing Australian Prime Minister John Howard on his bald head after Sarkies’ Melbourne side slammed Adelaide 6-0 in Australia’s A-League soccer final.
Sarkies: “It was the emotion of the moment . . . winning the grand final and scoring a goal. But when I think about it now, it’s … what have I done?’”