“Rowdy” Roddy Piper Gets A “Rowdy” Rod-D-U-I

Roddy Piper, in his defining role as Nada in the seminal classic They Live, uttered one of the finest lines in cinematic history just 20 short years ago: “I came here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I’m all out of gum.”

Roddy Piper Mickey Rourke
(Surely an upstanding peer like Mickey Rourke never would have encouraged substance abuse.)

Maybe a little gum would have taken the stink of alcohol out of Piper’s mouth earlier this month, though, as that traffic stop has just landed him charges of DUI and driving without a valid license, according to TMZ. And hey, if you’re going to drive without a license in the first place, why not enjoy a couple (dozen) cocktails first? Read more…