Move over Spiderman, there's a new superhero on the block, and oy gevalt! This one's kosher for Passover!
Schmaltz-a-licious techno producer and retired investment banker Ivan Wilzig is competing on the Sci-Fi Channel's second season of "Who Wants to Be a Superhero?" as Mr. Mitzvah!
This past weekend, the eccentric Sir Ivan -- who's known for wearing diamond encrusted capes around the house -- threw a party celebrating Mr. Mitzvah's TV debut. The party was held at his lustrous Hamptons pad -- a glittering golden castle complete with 24-carat gold pool, gold furniture and gold basketball hoop. In attendance: Michael Musto, Howard Stern, comic Jackie Martling and mini-me versions of Superman and Batman. To the gold batcave!
What are Mr. Mitzvah's superpowers? The supermensch uses his special King of David ping-pong paddle to fight villains. Such a person. His weaknesses? Non-kosher foods like pork, lobster and shrimp, of course. Treyf is his Kryptonite!
The Chosen One chose the meshuggeneh moniker, reports Radar, to honor his father, an Auschwitz survivor.
Oy Vey! Mr. Mitzvah Next Superhero?
7/25/2007 1:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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