Sweep the leg–or, rather, don’t! The Cumberland Times-News reports that Billy Zabka, the blonde actor who portrayed the villainous Johnny Lawrence in The Karate Kid, was the keynote speaker at an anti-bullying event at a Maryland sensei’s martial arts gym on Saturday. “Bullying is never cool, not when you can be the hero in your own story,” he told the crowd of some 250 people. His remarks were reportedly simulcast to hundreds of attendees who couldn’t squeeze into the room where he was delivering his speech.
Here is a throwback to when Zabka’s character was bullying in the movie: