Ronnie O'Sullivan, sublime on the table in beating Ali Carter 6-1 in the Saga Insurance Masters at Wembley Arena yesterday, immediately courted more controversy by refusing to attend a mandatory post match press conference.
In the normal course of events, this would result in disciplinary action. However, he is yet to be punished for his shock mid match walkout at last month's Maplin UK Championship in York and, if World Snooker chairman Sir Rodney Walker has his way, will escape any censure.
Walker took O'Sullivan out to lunch last week and is writing a letter to World Snooker's disciplinary committee suggesting they let the errant star off.
What will he do after o'Sullivan's media no show? Take him out to dinner?