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Jimmy Dean's House Overcooked in Blaze

4/21/2009 12:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

A fire consumed the Virginia home of sausage connoisseur and sometime country singer Jimmy Dean last night -- but fear not ... everyone escaped and Jimmy was able to save his 1962 Grammy from perishing in the blaze.

Jimmy Dean

The Henrico County Fire Department tells us the blaze -- which they believe to be accidental -- started in the basement of Jimmy's Virgina home last night, causing major damage. Although Jimmy and his wife were unharmed, three firefighters were injured while trying to contain the flames, according to WWBT.

We're told Jimmy saved as much stuff from the burning building as he could -- including the Grammy he won for "Big Bad John" back in the 60's.


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Re: 19. I don't care about his house. He's a mass animal killer.

Posted at 5:36PM on Apr 21st 2009 by Madchen


Check your facts. Long ago, he sold his sausage-making business to Sara Lee. He is NOT a mass animal killer.

He hosted a very popular television show back in the 1950's. "Big Bad John" was a song that made him a household name back in the 1960's. Back in those days, Negroid, Mongoloid, Caucasoid peoples, low-income, middle-income, and even high-income peoples could easily understand and/or sing the Big Bad John lyrics. Additionally, John Wayne was an American-icon at the movie box office so people all over the World knew about the Louisiana miner named Big John. He was as big as Paul Bunyan. You probably would complain that Paul was a mass animal killer, too.

Caucasoid, Mongoloid and Negroid peoples

1981 days ago


Well I use to like him years ago till he left his wife of 30 some years.Got on TV and announced i never knew what love was till i met donna.Well I'm from Richmond and she was the town whore.Sang in dumps,never got anywhere,so off to Nashville to get old ugly Jimmy .Paraded him around her home town,built huge house on river,He use to strut around town like he was somebody.He was somebody alright. Everyone talked about him being with her.Has young buck working for them.LOL...and probably working her. Jimmy is old in wheel chair,house caught on fire.What a coincident. Money may be short .I hope his 1st wife enjoys this .I know i did.....oh and he snooted the richmonders..has been-Big John is now Little John-peace out

1968 days ago
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