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Balloon Boy's Dad Promises 'Big Announcement'

10/17/2009 12:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Richard Heene -- the guy who's kid was not inside of an out of control balloon -- popped outside his house early this morning and promised a "big announcement" later today.



Heene stepped out his home at around 5:30 AM, according to USA Today, and told reporters, "I'm going to have a press conference out here at, let's say, 10 a.m. Okay? ... So it's a few more hours. So, I'd like to speak everybody about a few things. Okay? So, it's a big announcement."

As we first reported, the Heene family had been shopping a reality show all over town for months, even going to TLC, the home of "Jon & Kate Plus 8" -- and many question whether the whole balloon fiasco was a set-up. Should be interesting ...

Story developing ...

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31.

aquanet    

Hey Heeny
I know you are reading this- because you just can't help your attention whoring self. Keep parading your kids around like a loon and hopefully the Dept of Child Services are watching and will take your kids out of that nut house and away from you and your mailorder bride.

You are a big, insecure, needy, fraud.
Grow-up Peter Pan.

1834 days ago
32.

nan    

these people are nothing more than con artists .end of story.they should have to pay for the rescue peoples time and effort

1834 days ago
33.

cathy    

Let me guess, TLC is losing Jon and Kate, so they are going to take this family hostage, film them and ruin their lives, and they can become nuttier than they already are. I live about a half hour from these people in Colorado, the neighbors say they are an unusual family. So TLC can sign them up and they too can become total freaks like Jon and Kate. http://beyondbitch.wordpress.com

1834 days ago
34.

They were in it for the money    

NANOO NANOO.....WE DONT WANT HIM BACK ON OUR F ING PLANET

1834 days ago
35.

They were in it for the money    

NIP IT NIP IT IN THE BUTT!

DAMN CRAZED LOON!

1834 days ago
36.

twogolfcats    

Maybe Jon and Kate plus 8 could move in with them, then TMZ could combine these TRASH STORIES with very little travel expenses!!!!

1834 days ago
37.

maria    

A reality show which chronicles Dad going to jail, the kids going to protective custody, and the neighbour whose wheat field was destroyed civil-suing the family's pants off? I'd be okay with that, but I still wouldn't watch it.

1834 days ago
38.

Anna    

straight jackets for them all!!! PLEASE!!!!!

1834 days ago
39.

Nix    

Honestly!! If this gather does make an announcement, I feel it will be to say they are giving no more interviews but has a sign saying that outside house now. Unless, he says it was all a hoax which would be the best thing to do as his family especially the 6 year old boy is suffering with all the lies. If they don't fess up them child welfare should take the kids. I bet those poor kids don't have any kind of normal life. Apprently , the parents would waken them in middle of nite to chase a storm!! Making their kids lie on tv!! No wonder the little one threw up twice and the Dad doesn't even look concerned as to child then rather just pertrubed that the child finally said the truth. Even Mom was trying to make him lie!! We the public are no fooled!!

1834 days ago
40.

They were in it for the money    

what the f was that? big press conference and now put all your questions in a box? whats he gonna do his carnac impression now..hey maybe hes showing off his new haircut that the alien gave him with laser sissors

1834 days ago
41.

Fools Rush In    

Just asked the press to write their questions down and put them in the box? Wow, this guy is a piece of work. Not often will I say this but truly, the guy is an attention/media whore. Don't call a press conference and then ask for written questions.

1834 days ago
42.

Bryan    

A big Announcement? More lies. I hate liars.

1834 days ago
43.

They were in it for the money    

wha happened to the news specticule? oh thats right he is the specticule! hes gonna drag this out all friggin day long now.........crazed loony! questions in a box balloon fileld with gas hes full of crap

1834 days ago
44.

DetroitRockCity    

LMAO! Richard just came out of the house AND TOLD REPORTERS TO PUT THEIR QUESTIONS IN A BOX!!! Some big announcement there Richard! We shall see. Stay tuned...

Someone needs to tell Richard April 1st past already.

1834 days ago
45.

They were in it for the money    

Take away this loonie's SAG, AFTRA and Actors Equity union card....His career is totally over!

Where the hell is CPS! These kids need dire help to get out of that crazy house!

1834 days ago
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