Bodybuilder Romario Dos Santos Alves modeled himself on the Incredible Hulk and risked his life injecting oil into his arms. The 25-year-old turned to a cocktail of oil, painkillers and alcohol to pump up his biceps – with astounding results. Now the former bodyguard terrifies children with his super-sized muscles and is facing a catalogue serious health issues. The married dad-of-one says his experience of using the synthetic filler synthol cost him his sanity and nearly his life and he was even scheduled to have one of his arms amputated.
“Mr. McGee don’t make me angry. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry.”
As a bodybuilder, Lou Ferrigno won an IFBB Mr. America title and two consecutive IFBB Mr. Universe titles. As an actor, he is best known for portraying the title role in the CBS television series, The Incredible Hulk. He has also appeared in several European-produced fantasy/adventure films such as Sinbad of the Seven Seas and Hercules. His most recent roles include a part in the 2009 feature film, I Love You, Man, and season five of the reality series, Celebrity Apprentice.
Lou was born on November 9, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York, to Victoria and Matty Ferrigno. His father was an Italian-American police lieutenant. Soon after he was born, Lou suffered a series of ear infections and lost 75% of his hearing (though his condition was not diagnosed until he was three years old). Undeterred by what some may have perceived as a disadvantage, Lou threw himself into athletics… [Via: louferrigno.com]