Golden Boy

During a guest appearance on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" one evening, Mr. T revealed an intriguing factoid to his host: In his heyday as a member of the "A-Team" cast, he often wore as much as 40 pounds of jewelry.

Conan, famous for his self-deprecating jokes about the show's poor quality and minimal budget, asked Mr. T why he was wearing so little jewelry -- and was amused by the answer. "The more they pay me to appear," Mr. T explained, "the more I wear."

[Conan -- who, as Mr T's new friend was able to address him as 'T' -- apologized on behalf of NBC.]

["I don't do Shakespeare," Mr. T once declared. "I don't talk in that kind of broken English."]

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