Thursday, April 01, 2010
Lakers' Ron Artest gets real
The L.A. Lakers' Ron Artest in a reality show?
Why not -- every other pro athlete seems to be in one or shopping one.
The Los Angeles Lakers forward has sealed a deal with E1 Entertainment and Tijuana Ent. ("Obsessed") to produce and star in the project "They Call Me Crazy."
Project, which hasn't yet secured a network outlet, will follow Artest as he "makes amends for past transgressions and also helps develop aspiring artists through his hip-hop label."
“This show will allow me to share my experiences with others, and hopefully people can learn from the mistakes I've made," Artest said.
Read more at Variety's On the Air blog here.
JustJenn, meanwhile, argues that if anyone from the Lakers should get a reality show, it oughta be Lamar Odom -- and his candy obsession: