Maybe it was a case of being in the right place at the right time. Maybe it was destiny.
Whatever the reasons, David Hasselhoff has inexorably linked with one of the most iconic and memorable moments of the 20th century - the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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The star of 'Baywatch', 'Knight Rider', and more recently 'Dodgeball' and, umm, the ‘Keith Lemon Movie', has this weekend aligned himself with a campaign to keep one of the last remaining sections of the wall from being moved by developers who want to make way for access to a new luxury housing development.
“It's like tearing down an Indian burial ground. It's a no-brainer,” he said.
“This last piece of the wall is really sacred. It's about people and it's about hearts that were broken, hearts that were torn apart and lives that were lost. That's what we're talking about today, not a piece of real estate.”
It was a typically emotive message from The Hoff.
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