The downside of my celebrity is that I cannot go anywhere in the world without being recognised. It is not enough for me to wear dark sunglasses and a wig. The wheelchair gives me away.

Interview on Israeli television

Vocabulary Help

  • dark sunglasses – óculos escuros
  • downside – lado ruim
  • give me away – me denunciar
  • recognise – reconhecer
  • wheelchair – cadeira de rodas
  • wig – peruca
  • world – mundo
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