Juan Williams, Muntadhar al-Zeidi, and Eva Gabrielsson all landed recent book deals fueled by highly publicized controversy.
The shoe-thrower comes in at No. 5 on our list of men known for doing something other than wearing their kicks. Read on for the top four.
Muntadhar al-Zaidi was released Tuesday after serving nine months in jail for throwing his shoes at former President George W. Bush.
Muntadhar al-Zeidi's release, expected Monday, was delayed by 'paperwork.' His brother claims Muntadhar was tortured while in prison.
On a surprise visit that lasted less than five hours, the US president also met with Iraq's prime minister.
Muntadhar al-Zeidi was sentenced to three years in jail Thursday for hurling his shoes at President Bush.
Iraqis are split over whether Muntadhar al-Zeidi, whose trial began Thursday in Baghdad, should be condemned for rudeness or hailed for bravery.