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Balloon Dad -- Felony Payday

11/13/2009 2:20 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

For a convicted felon, Richard Heene claims he has some serious job opportunities flyin' in from N.Y. -- where there isn't a high demand for carpenters or balloon builders ... you know what they do need?
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In court today, Richard Heene's lawyer told the judge that Balloon Dad wanted to roll to NYC -- to seek "an opportunity for employment" in the next week ... while he still happens to be relevant.

The lawyer also stated that Heene, "has other plans to go to California." Of course he does...

Wonder if he'll wind up on "Entertainment Something."

UPDATE -- Heene's lawyer tells TMZ his trips to NY and Cali are not for media interviews and that he has advised his client to "shut up."

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susieq    

He needs to shut up and go far away.

1714 days ago
32.

Butterfly    

IF ONLY THE PARENTS HAD CONSIDERED the shameful consequences to their sons before their "greed for fame."

1713 days ago
33.

Dakoola    

Ballonatic

1711 days ago
34.

Dakoola    

Balloonatic

1711 days ago
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juniper    

Hhaahhahah Someone I know was in first class on a flight with the Balloon Family. They were ordering wine and giving it to the kids for the entire flight. Apparently, the kids were wobbling off the plane. Unbelievable! (VERY reliable source)

1710 days ago
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