The man who starred in iconic Solo ads is arrested in Cambodia

The star of the iconic ‘Solo Man’ Schweppes drink ad has been arrested for alleged drug activity in Cambodia, after earlier prison terms in the same country and in Thailand.

Mark Robert Coutelas was once the face of the Schweppes fizzy lemon drink Solo, featuring in a popular mid-1980s TV commercial series, Solo Lemon, The Thirst Crusher.

In the ads the then fit and muscly 35-year-old did man-of-action feats like canoeing off a cliff or whitewater rafting rapids before downing a can of Solo as a reward for his efforts.

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