Your tip
RadarOnlineRadarOnline
BREAKING NEWS

Like Many, Salman Rushdie Hates Dan Brown

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to FlipboardShare to Email
Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

For 10 years, the newly knighted Sir Salman Rushdie lived under threat of death from a fatwa, an experience he finds "tedious" to recount. But getting tapped on the shoulder with a sword by a frail grandmother? That's what really scares him. "It was a little terrifying really, because it's so easy to foul it up," he told RadarOnline.com about receiving his knighthood from the Queen last week. "You're supposed to back away from her, and I almost turned. I probably would've been executed on the spot," he quipped. "The worst part about it is they don't give you any snacks."

MORE ON:
Breaking News
Article continues below advertisement
Advertisement

DAILY. BREAKING. CELEBRITY NEWS. ALL FREE.

More From Radar Online

    Opt-out of personalized ads

    © Copyright 2024 RADAR ONLINE™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. RADAR ONLINE is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.