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Sir Michael Caine has ditched Rolls-Royce as ‘too showy’ in austerity times

Rebecca Smith

By  3:00 PM BST 03 Jun 2012

Actor Sir Michael Caine has ditched his expensive Rolex watch and Rolls-Royce   because they are too ‘ostentatious’ for austerity Britain.

Sir Michael Caine and wife Shakira

Sir Michael Caine and wife Shakira Photo: REX
 In an interview he said it ‘did not feel right’ to have such items when so   many people were struggling to make ends meet in the current financial   climate.

He has changed his Rolls-Royce for a ‘modest’ Lexus and is now wearing a   plastic watch.

Sir Michael, who has starred in classic films including Zulu, The Italian Job   and Cider House Rules, comes from a working class family and said he has not   forgotten his roots.

He told The People: “I used to drive a Rolls and all that but they were   just too ostentatious for this world now. I had to get rid of them.

“It didn’t feel right to be all showy when there are people scraping and   scrimping to feed their loved ones. READ MORE…

 

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