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'Balloon' Fam Gets $42,000 Bill

12/22/2009 4:40 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The two morons behind that terrible "Balloon Boy" stunt are finally going to have to pay the price for all of their dumbassery -- a cool $42,000.

'Balloon' Fam Gets $42,000 Bill

The Larimer County District Attorney's office claims it sent the bill to Richard and Mayumi Heene -- demanding the couple pay restitution to the agencies which took part in the rescue attempt when they thought 6-year-old Falcon Heene had gone airborne in a massive Jiffy Pop-style hot air balloon.

According to the Denver Post, the DA claims the Heene's $42k will go towards the police, the national guard and the Federal Aviation Administration -- who all played a role on October 15.

A lawyer for the Heenes claims they won't pay a cent until they see receipts and records -- we're pretty sure there's no shortage of TV footage.


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Should be at least $420,000 plus an extra $42,000 for stupidity and 1 yr jail time plus 2 yrs probation and kids taken away.

1675 days ago


deport that bitch. water board that bastard. give the kids to brad and angelina.

1675 days ago


$42,000 dollar bill?What $42,000 bill?Oh, ah,.. ive been out of town the last couple of days,Hone-y!?Did you see any bills come in the mail?

1675 days ago


YEA--need to see more of this happening across the country.
Make a bogus claim, pay the piper!!

1675 days ago


So their geenuus atternee wants proof, duz he? We always knew who was dumm. NOW we know who is dummer. They must have met him in class, kindergarten . . . the last grade for all three of em. THEY DESRVE EACH OTHER, AND EVERYTHING COMIN AT EM! IDIOTS! Those poor kids. Geese!

1674 days ago


What the hell kind of name is Falcon anyways?

1674 days ago


well, they will also have to reimburse me for the hours I spent at work watching their crap on tv, cause my boss deducted them from my pay.....

btw...I have a receipt for it

1674 days ago


Actually less than I expected.

1674 days ago

me so horny    

42 grand, that's all these two are going to have to pay. it should have been two hundred grand for these two douche bags of human waste!

1674 days ago

me so horny    

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Posted at 10:42PM on Dec 22nd 2009 by elisabeth hasselbeck

elisabeth, you ignorant slut!

1674 days ago

me so horny    

66. Me love you long time.

Posted at 6:27PM on Dec 22nd 2009 by petty

Said petty's mom to every man she meet!

1674 days ago


those people should be shot

1674 days ago


Now i know what a real ASSCLOWN looks like, and thanks Dad for the new nickname your son will have to live with for the rest of EVER!

1674 days ago


What about the poor farmer whose fields were decimated in the polices attempt to catch the balloon? If I recall correctly, it was a wheat field that can only be harvested or planted every two years. Or something along those lines, they should have to pay for his/her losses!

1674 days ago


These fools got jail time and a bill for the resorces they wasted. IMO the guy whose field the rescue team destroyed should sue them for damages as well. These people should not be raising kids!

1674 days ago
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