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Uri Geller's bent spoon is sold at auction


Posted on Tuesday, 3 September, 2013 | Comment icon 7 comments

Geller bends a spoon as he is mobbed by a crowd in Switzerland. Image Credit: CC 3.0 Aquarius2000
A bent spoon given to Uri Geller by Michael Jackson has been sold at a charity auction for 500.
The late singer had gifted the bent spoon to his friend Uri Geller when he acted as his best man on the day the celebrity psychic renewed wedding vows to his wife Hannah Geller at their home in Sonning, Berkshire in 2001.

The otherwise unremarkable piece of cutlery has been adorned with black marker pen by Geller who in memory of the occasion wrote "7 March 2001 M.J. gave me this spoon. Uri Geller." The pair had always enjoyed a close friendship up until Michael Jackson's death in 2009.

Geller himself has been a figure a controversy for years and the subject of intense criticism by former magician James Randi and other skeptics who believe that Geller's spoon-bending antics are the result of stage trickery as oppose to genuine metaphysical abilities.

Money from the auction of the spoon, which raised 500, will go towards Windsor's Thames Hospicecare. "Michael Jackson's spoon went to a local person, but I reckon it could easily re-sell for much more as it's quite a unique item that has international appeal," said Nick Willson, landlord of The Flowing Spring pub where the auction took place.

Source: BBC News | Comments (7)

Tags: Uri Geller, Michael Jackson

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by shrooma on 3 September, 2013, 15:08
michael jackson's spoon- 5000 bent by uri geller- 500 . (although, 7th march 2001 was my birthday, and I was doing something a damn sight better than pretending to mangle cutlery.....)
Comment icon #2 Posted by ash68 on 3 September, 2013, 19:35
Wish I'd known MJ I'd love to be given a spoon.
Comment icon #3 Posted by shrooma on 3 September, 2013, 22:11
Wish I'd known MJ I'd love to be given a spoon. . luckily for me Ash, i'm a bit too old to be spooned by MJ..... *shudder* :-)
Comment icon #4 Posted by little_dreamer on 4 September, 2013, 1:39
I have a bent spoon in my dishwasher if anyone wants to buy it...
Comment icon #5 Posted by brlesq1 on 4 September, 2013, 7:20
Bet we see that sucker up on eBay.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Rafterman on 4 September, 2013, 11:49
Kind of a cheap assed wedding gift if you ask me. That's the best the King of Pop could muster? I also take exception to this paragraph: Geller himself has been a figure a controversy for years and the subject of intense criticism by former magician James Randi and other skeptics who believe that Geller's spoon-bending antics are the result of stage trickery as oppose to genuine metaphysical abilities. James Randi PROVED beyond a shadow of a doubt that Uri Geller was nothing more than a stage magician and con man.
Comment icon #7 Posted by SuperDarkboy on 10 September, 2013, 19:02
people stop with this uri geller stuf...stop doing topics on him...i live in israel...get the idea alreadt,there is nothing special in a guy that bending spoons....he is just doing a cheap trick...you can check on the internet how to do this...extremely easy...and get the idea,he never been an mosad spy,never...he is just a stupid guy that tooked drugs and "Saw the god power" like all the people in tomorrowland...


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