No one recognizes John "Unstoppable Rage" Smith until it's too late.
Needs More Examples. Badly. The problem with having a character of really bad fame in your premise is that everyone else would normally run away when they see him. This is where this trope comes into play - people who meet said character suddenly catch the Idiot Ball and do not recognize him even by his most well-known traits, usually until it's too late.
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