Here a list of things Prince Alwaleed has no problem being associated with:

Those are all fine. None of those things prompt the prince to make an angry late-night call to his PR person, telling him/her to pull up the company letterhead and fire off a missive to the universe clarifying that this man of exquisite taste would not deign to own what we assume he would describe as the “tacky piece of shit” pictured here:

Sayeth the Kingdom:

“The Private office of Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal would like to state officially that HRH Prince Alwaleed does not, and never has, owned or had any association with a ‘diamond-encrusted Mercedes-Benz’” says the Kingdom Holdings release. “We would like to put this popular myth to rest. Any entity with questions about the Mercedes pictured in these erroneous reports should contact Garson/D.A.D, which appears to have manufactured and displayed a crystal-encrusted Mercedes-Benz SL 600, adorned with 300,000 Swarovski crystals, at various auto shows in the U.S. several years ago.”

Prince Alwaleed Emphatically Denies Ownership Of Diamond-Encrusted Mercedes Benz [BI]

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  1. Posted by guest | February 6, 2014 at 2:42 PM

    god love this guy.

  2. Posted by Guest | February 6, 2014 at 2:46 PM

    "Furthermore, the Prince has no comment on the diamond-encrusted butt plug depicted on the Kingdom's Instagram page"

  3. Posted by A 99%er | February 6, 2014 at 3:00 PM

    I aspire to be like this guy and bear no billionaire envy towards him.

  4. Posted by Quant me maybe... | February 6, 2014 at 3:44 PM

    That's a genuine 'Beiber Fever' car if I ever saw one! Perhaps Alwaleed is trying to distance himself from Justin over the whole Miami thing.

  5. Posted by Lorde | February 6, 2014 at 3:58 PM

    OK, guilty, it's mine. In fairness, though, it's a Benz, not a Maybach.

  6. Posted by B. Obama | February 6, 2014 at 4:00 PM

    We've lost that kind of dream of economic mobility here in America, but we can look to the Kingdom, where a humble billionaire royal prince can grow up to become multibillionaire megalomaniac.

  7. Posted by mr_blonde | February 6, 2014 at 4:08 PM

    No mention though of the matching crystal encrusted Members Only jacket.

  8. Posted by Blondie | February 6, 2014 at 5:42 PM

    Who said it was his ? Nope. It belongs to a GF.

  9. Posted by Busta Rhymes | February 6, 2014 at 9:40 PM

    We Gettin' Arab Money!

  10. Posted by Guest | February 6, 2014 at 11:41 PM

    The diamond encrusted camel must be hidden away somewhere.

  11. Posted by Guest | February 7, 2014 at 4:49 AM

    The prince prefers giving pearl necklaces to spouses, GFs, and accommodating media personalities. Bedazzled MBs are déclassé. Just ask a certain M. Bartiromo.

    -House of Saud PR Dept.

  12. Posted by Tony | February 7, 2014 at 7:50 AM

    When my Aunt Gina turned 80 she started to grow a mustache like that.

  13. Posted by Short, But Long | February 7, 2014 at 9:48 AM

    Since when did we start calling Swarovski crystals diamonds? Not even the same ball park.. not even the same stadium.. not even the same fucking sport.

  14. Posted by diamond grading | March 21, 2014 at 12:44 AM

    Its strange to know why Waleed is not happy with this car..