Fans of Sylvester Stallone are feeling disappointed after discovering that the actor’s upcoming ‘An Experience With event’ in London will see them pay £849 for a photo with the star.
Daily Mail reports that the 72-year-old American actor is taking part in the event with visits in London, Manchester in Birmingham in August and September to share ‘untold stories’ and to promote his final Rambo film Last Blood.
According to the reports, the black-tie event will feature an on-stage interview with Sylvester, a three-course meal for attendees, a 20-piece orchestra and an auction of ‘bespoke Stallone memorabilia’.
It was also reported that the event comes with a range of ticket prices from £125 to £325 per ticket and will also feature an ‘explosive’ entrance by the Rambo star. Attendees can avail of a ‘photo upgrade experience’ with the ‘premium photo’ package coming at a cost of £849 per person.
Available to 10 people, they are expected to receive a professional photo sized 22′ X 17′ and will have priority in the photo queue and a mount of the frame signed by Sylvester in gold pen.
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The events also offer fans a ‘professional photo’ package for two people in a photo with the actor at a cost of £745 per couple with 75 spots available. There is also a ‘professional photo’ package that is available at the cost of £495 per person and is available to 100 people.
Some of his fans have taken to social media to express disappointment at the cost.
One wrote: ‘It’s a shame you’d need to sell a kidney to go’ while another said: ‘Would love to go but £500 for a photo.’
Another wrote: ‘The only problem with these events is the price… I really want to go!’
The organizers of the events have also made a response to questions over the cost noting “the costs to bring a celebrity of such status to the UK.”
“As with any business there are costs involved and this is the same for us as a company.”
“When you take into consideration the costs to bring a celebrity of such status to the UK then you would understand why. e work with A-list celebs and unfortunately quality costs.”