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Waaaaallllllbbbrrriiidge!
~ Grant Walbridge's famous catchphrase.

Grant Walbridge is the main antagonist of the 2008 comedy film You Don't Mess with the Zohan. He is a corporate businessman and landlord of the Lower Manhattan area who plans to build a roller coaster mall within the area from the tenants' properties, which refers to those of the Israelis and the Palestinians.

He is portrayed by Michael Buffer, who is best known as the ring announcer for boxing and wrestling matches.

Biography

Walbridge first appeared as himself briefly at a red carpet scene from the Walbridge Hotel after Zohan, while as a limousine driver, picked up Henry Winkler to his destination at the aforementioned hotel, where he, along with the other guests, was shocked at the actor's arrival and vomiting from reckless driving.

Walbridge then discusses with his clients about the recently failed vandalism attack (though this caused the conflict between the Israeli and Palestinian tenants to happen), where it was revealed that he was the one behind it. He then asks them about their experiences regarding the foreign tenants (whom he hated), which he was also upset about. Determined to build his desired mall, he threatens them that if they failed their duties, they will be replaced. He closed the discussion by shouting his surname dramatically, as they clap at it.

Walbridge later hired a couple of white supremacists, led by James T. O'Skanlon (the secondary antagonist of the movie), to terrorize the foreign tenants' properties. They dressed up as pseudo-Middle Eastern people while doing it. The massacre caused a very intense conflict (much worse than before) between the foreigners themselves, bickering each other that they are at fault regarding the occurrences.

After Zohan made the foreign tenants end their conflict with the help of Dalia by burying the hatchet between his rival and also her brother, Phantom, the foreigners later found out that it was Grant Walbridge who was behind the attacks, believing that he's the one causing the conflict between them. The former adversaries then fought off the attacking supremacists hired by him. While this, Nasi reveals live on TV during an interview that it was Walbridge who planned the attacks. Upset about the revelation, he approaches to the scene with his fiance and tries to reason them out. Unfortunately, for him, her breasts deflated from "the Sound" made by Zohan and Phantom, causing him to have a meltdown. The police also arrived with them and arrested him for his unlawful acts.

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