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Repelled Pattaya ladyboy's revenge: a heel to the head

One Heel Finds Another on Pattaya Walking Street

Sunday, May 3, 2015
PHUKET: Does one heel deserve another? Well, they do travel in pairs.

When Irishman Michael Merry, 55, was pestered by a ladyboy at 3am today in Pattaya's walking street, he pushed her away.

On reflection, that was probably a heelish thing to do.

Offended at being repulsed so bluntly, Wichai Sripalang, 24, slipped off a shoe and, instead of sipping champagne from it, hammered the heel.

The result? Some eye-catching wounds for Mr Merry and a pending fine for Khun Wichai.


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Hitting someone on the head with a shoe is a sign of extreme disrespect and contempt in Thailand.

It is not unusual to see the ladies (and not-so-ladies) of the night do to foreigners quite frequently.

Just another way to show where foreigners rank in the eyes of some locals.

It can be quite funny too. Many years ago a bar girl attacked my friend with a shoe but he grabbed it and threw it on the roof of a building on Soi Sensabai. She was left hopping along with one shoe and the action drew quite a few applauds.

Posted by Herbert on May 3, 2015 11:31


Assault = fine?
What rubbish

Posted by Tbs on May 3, 2015 12:07


katoys can be aggressive pests to a single guy walking on his own but pushing is a bad move used to be point the foot seems the level has been raised.

Posted by slickmelb on May 3, 2015 15:09


I can see the next shirt.
'I got stabbed in the dark by a well heeled katoey and now I feel like a bloody merry'

Posted by Manowar on May 3, 2015 17:39


I guess the Kathoey didn't get the proactive "Heads up" -

That you never mess with a drunken Irishman (or Scotsman)..because they're the toughest guy in the room..always, just ask them.


A Canadian of dubious mixture myself

Posted by farang888 on May 4, 2015 04:13


Merry Kickmas & happy new heel...

Posted by Anonymous on May 4, 2015 13:59


I agree with TBS, how can a violent assault like this only result in a fine? Hitting somebody with the heel of a ladies shoe could kill, and very easily produce horrific injuries otherwise. I'd call it assault with a weapon

Posted by christian on May 5, 2015 19:49

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