April 22nd, 2009 18:43 EST
Teenage Pirate Bawls Like A Frightened School Girl
Celluloid pirates swagger, curse and they have a penchant for saying "arrgh", but they never cry. The fey Captain Jack Sparrow may have sashayed across the deck of his ship, but he never shed a tear.
When we first saw the Abduwali Abdukhadir Muse, the captured pirate, doing his perk walk he was smiling broadly for the cameras. But when the teenage Somali was in court facing piracy charges he wept like a school girl who just had her Barbie`s head ripped off by a bully.
"Lawyers for Abduwali Abdukhadir Muse portrayed him as a wide-eyed victim of the crew that hijacked the Maersk Alabama, but the feds described him as a swaggering buccaneer.
He was among the first to storm the U.S. ship on April 8, fired at Capt. Richard Phillips and stole $30,000 from a safe, according to a criminal complaint filed in Manhattan.
He allegedly forced Maersk sailors to lower a ladder so more pirates could board - but then was tricked into putting down his weapon, tackled and tied up."
Muse`s lawyers are trying to portray him as a scared kid, but he`s a cowardly adult who should spend the rest of his life behind bars.
Muse`s mommy claims that her son is a misunderstood 15-year-old boy who belongs home with his family. I`m not looking forward to the trial, it`s going to be a 3 Ring Circus.
If only the Navy SEALS had killed Muse...