Balloon Hoax Project | featured news

'Balloon boy' parents to plead guilty

'Balloon boy' parents to plead guilty

The Colorado parents in the "balloon boy" case will plead guilty to offenses for creating a hoax that their son had flown away in a large balloon.

 

Sheriff: Balloon boy hoax may have conspirators

Sheriff: Balloon boy hoax may have conspirators

An associate of the father accused of carrying out the now-infamous balloon boy ordeal to promote a reality TV show was wanted for questioning after e-mails surfaced showing the two had discussed a similar stunt months ago as part of a public relations campaign for the program.

 

Researcher claims he worked on a balloon hoax project with Heene

Gawker.com has posted an exclusive interview with 25-year-old researcher Robert Thomas who claims he helped Richard Heene, the father of "balloon boy" Falcon Heene, plan a balloon hoax as part of a proposal to try to land a reality TV show. Gawker, which acknowledges it paid Thomas for the interview, includes in the long interview details of many hours he spent with Heene working on the proposal. He says Heene was "driven by ego and...

 

Subscribe to this RSS topic: Syndicate content