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The Michelin-starred chef, famed for his short temper and foul-mouthed outbursts, is said to have scuffled with the man on set, who was left needing hospital treatment.
DONALD TRUMP must keep his short temper out of global affairs because nuclear war is an increasing threat for the world, the former head of MI6 has said.
The Atletico Madrid striker, who is likely to feature against Holland tonight, has a reputation for having a short temper and has been a target for opponents trying to wind him up.
He says he is too "picky" to date anyone and says his short temper is one of his worst features.
The sporting icon became notorious for his short temper, especially when he bit off a piece of Evander Holyfield's ear during a heavyweight title fight in 1997.
Leary - whose dad John and mum Nora were born in Ireland - has a reputation for having a short temper.
Recorder Bryan Cox QC told Willshaw: "It is clear to me that you have a short temper and you have demonstrated a tendency to behave violently.
Crowe is renowned for his short temper and love of a row.
The special guest is Martin Short, who might have a short temper but doesn't seem to have any expertise as a potential irate soccer dad.
David Jones, prosecuting, said Glover, who gave birth to Shane in April last year, had a short temper and, although she was on occasions affectionate towards the child she also, in temper, frequently assaulted him.
Actress Beverley Callard has spent nine years in the top soap playing Liz, famed for her short temper and even shorter skirts.
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Elizabeth Hurley has said that she has a short temper and can blow her top in traffic congestion, flight delays and even air fresheners.

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