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Balloon Boy Mum Admits To Hoax

According to court records made public today, Mayumi Heene, Balloon Boy’s mum, has admitted that the whole incident was orchestrated to make the Heene family more “marketable for future media interest”. Nice parenting.

We heard that they “did it for the show”, but now we have more than Falcon Heene’s word to go on as his mother has confessed to authorities that she and her husband were lying the entire time as Falcon hid inside their home. [Reuters]