You’d think that if your dad turned you into a global headline joke, you’d want to keep your head down and avoid the media for the rest of your life. Or at the very least not listen to any career advice your dad offered your way
The rat-a-tat sound of machine gunfire resolves into a pulsing electronic rock beat.
It’s just one thing after another for Richard and Mayumi Heene. They’ve caused such an uproar after last week’s alleged balloon boy hoax that Lifetime won’t air a re-run of their “Wife Swap” episode
The mysterious metallic balloon thought to be carrying a Colorado boy had scarcely returned to Earth last week when a new website launched, its domain name asking the question much of the nation was wondering: WhereIsBalloonBoy.com.
As authorities confirmed the “balloon boy” saga was a hoax, they checked the vessel created by Richard Heene to see whether it could have actually carried his 6-year-old son Falcon. During the incident Thursday, when Heene said his 37-pound son may have been inside the flying-saucer-shaped balloon, the sheriff’s department contacted a specialist at Colorado State University to determine whether it could carry the child.