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His name is Robert Paulson, former bodybuilder, wrestler and creator of a chest expansion program. Due to his excessive use of steroids, he got testicular cancer. As a result of the cancer he had his testicles removed, due to a hormone imbalance he later developed gynecomastia - which The Narrator refers to as "bitch tits". He is portrayed by Meat Loaf in the film.


He first meets The Narrator at "Remaining Men Together" - a support group for men with testicular cancer.

Later Bob joined Fight Club at Lou's Tavern, where he fought on Tuesdays and Thursdays - unintentionally avoiding The Narrator, who fought on different days.

Eventually he joined Project Mayhem and was killed during Operation Latte Thunder after being shot in the head by a security guard while attempting to flee the scene of the night-time raid. Members of Project Mayhem have no name. Through his death, he had a name. His name is Robert Paulson.

His body was buried in the back of the Paper Street House.

Known steroids usedEdit

  • Dianabol
  • Winstrol


  • "My name is Bob."
  • "I was a juicer, you know, using steroids? Diabanol and Winstrol... ohh, they use that on race horses for Christ sakes. And now I'm bankrupt, I'm divorced, my two grown kids - won't even return my phone calls." (sobs)


  • Bob represents the American fear of feminization.
  • Meat Loaf isn't the only popular singer/songwriter in the movie. Also, Jared Leto. Lead vocalist of Thirty seconds to Mars. -rj sekerk