Date: 19th December 2000
Heart-throb actor RUSSELL CROWE wears special shoes which make him look taller - and help him to keep his action hero image.
The GLADIATOR star was reported to have taken off his unique footwear at a hollywood bash hosted by producer JERRY BRUCKHEIMER - and swiftly shrunk in size.
Onlookers revealed the host elbowed Crowe and muttered, "Put your shoes on, you're blowing your image." (ALS/E/NFA)