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Published:September 7th, 2010 16:45 EST

World Smallest Man Thinks He's The Big Cheese, Tours New York City

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A Nepalese teenager set to be declared the planet`s smallest person got the big star treatment Tuesday on a tour of New York.

Crowds at Times Square jostled for a glimpse of Khagendra Thapa Magar who at 17 is the size of a baby and has stopped growing.


The Nepalese teen was making his first visit to New York as part of a publicity trip organized by the freak-show museum Ripley`s Believe It or Not!

The Guinness Book of Records this Monday named Colombia`s Nino Hernandez to the title but only because Guinness doesn`t consider Magar an adult -- at least not until he turns 18 next month and takes the undisputed mantle of mini-king."


With a moniker like Khagendra, the midget will never hit the big time in the States. Anyway, we already have a midget superstar, and Snooki won`t share the spotlight with Khagendra, unless he buffs up and spends a night in a tanning bed.

Khagendra doesn`t deserve star treatment, and he should be kicked to the curb or sent back to Nepal.

The dwarf hasn`t accomplished anything to deserve star status. When he makes his own sex tape, or OD`s on heroin he can strut his stuff. Until then he shouldn`t venture out of Ripley`s Believe It or Not museum.

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