UFC star Conor Mcgregor managed to make headlines once again after making a court appearance for speeding in his native Dublin.
Notorious was due in court Thursday morning to face a third charge for a speeding violation driving 98 mph in a 62-mph zone on the road outside Dublin, Ireland earlier this year. The thing is, McGregor initially failed to appear, which pissed off the judge.
As per Mirror news, when McGregor’s lawyer Graham Kenny said he didn’t know where his client was, Judge Miriam Walsh, become angry.
Conor McGregor made a late dash to court this morning after being accused of showing disrespect by not turning up to face a speeding charge for a third time.
The UFC star was due to appear at Blanchardstown District Court this morning but initially failed to show.
His solicitor admitted he did not know where McGregor was, and the judge reacted with fury.
Judge Miriam Walsh fumed: “I’m getting nothing but fingers from Mr. McGregor. If he’s making a case he has to be here.
“This is absolute disrespect to the court. I am very annoyed with Mr. McGregor.”
We wonder where Mcgregor was? All of this might be the most McGregor thing ever. “No time for a court date, gotta pose in my sweatsuit!”
Graham Kenny, McGregor’s lawyer, told the judge he would call McGregor to get him to court. Eventually, on late Thursday he showed up to the court in his BMW i8, but not without more Instagramming.
Judge she didn’t take too kindly to Notorious cavalier attitude. (Via the Irish Times)
When McGregor was asked by the judge if he remembered speeding on the day in question he said: “emm I can’t remember to be honest, what I did also hear is I tried my best to pay for it.”
McGregor entered a guilty plea, and when asked by the judge why he failed to pay the fixed charge notice he said “I don’t know, I didn’t pay and that’s it”
To which the judge replied, “that’s not it”.
Addressing McGregor, the judge said, “I have to ask, how much do you earn – and don’t say €110 million in one day.”
McGregor responded to say “140” while laughing.
Judge Walsh issued McGregor a fine of £350 ($471.25 USD) and said you could pay in installment and threatened to have him arrested if he failed to appear in court again.where Mcgregor burst into laughter.
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) November 30, 2017
Lately rumors run rampant that Mcgregor was involved in a bar fight after the Irish Independent reported he may or may not have punched a mob associate. Moreover caused a melee at Bellator 187 event and dropped a homophobic slur at UFC Gdansk recently.
There was not a bit he felt ashamed of his attitude.
What do you think of his recent act of showing up late at court?