From The Sun:
A Meat Loaf impersonator is at rock bottom after the real singer sued him and won £18,000.
Skint Dean Torkington, 51, lives in his van after losing his living, his wife and then his home.
He also dropped 12st — and no longer looks like his portly former hero. Dean said: “Meat Loaf has ruined my life. I once idolised him, but now I hate him.”
The US rocker, 65, first vented his fury at Dean, of Burnley, Lancs, at a gig in Liverpool in 2006.
Dean said: “I paid for VIP tickets for me and my then wife to see him. We drove there in my van and I wore my costume for the show. As soon as the gig was over a member of his staff told me that Meat Loaf wanted to see me backstage — I couldn’t believe it.
“But when I got there, he went crazy. He’d seen my van and said he wanted it sprayed, that I couldn’t do my act anymore and that he wanted the website. I was just stunned.”
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