Muntathar Al Zaidi

The 29-year-old Iraqi reporter who threw a shoe at President Bush is now the most famous man in Iraq.

So who is he? Al Zaidi is a correspondent for Al Baghdadiya, an independent Iraqi TV station, and has been detained at least twice by military forces (once by Americans) for unspecified charges. His brother claims that the attack was not planned, but a co-worker says it had been a dream of Al Zaidi’s for some time. He faces two years in jail (if Bush presses charges).

This post was created by a user and has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

 
  Your Reaction?
  REACT WITH GIF
 

    Starting soon, you'll only be able to post a comment on BuzzFeed using a Facebook account or via our app. If you have questions or thoughts, email us here.

    Hot Buzz

    Can You Guess What Cult Lipstick These People Are Wearing

    quiz

    Demi Lovato Just Got Incredibly Honest About Her Cocaine Use For The First Time

    Now Buzzing