Posts with tag "richard heene"

  • Our Cast for the Balloon Boy and Heene Family Made-for-TV Movie

    Posted Oct 19th 2009 at 01:15 PM by PopEater Staff

    The Heene family falsely told authorities that their 6-year-old son Falcon was trapped in a mylar balloon, flying high above Colorado. Now, the parents of three are in custody for the hoax -- and their story is ripe for a made-for-TV movie in the future. We've decided to cast the family -- and other important characters -- for the yet-to-be announced film. See who we want to star in the drama...

  • 'Balloon Boy' Throws Up on TV (WATCH IT); 'Show' Comments Fuel Hoax Chatter

    Posted Oct 16th 2009 at 10:10 AM by Marc Schneider

    With one comment, "Balloon Boy" Falcon Heene unwittingly added to speculation that his disappearance and non-balloon ride were designed by his parents to bring attention to the family, who have gained national notoriety for twice appearing on 'Wife Swap.' During an interview with CNN on Thursday night, Wolf Blitzer asked the 6-year-old boy why he hadn't responded to shouts of his name when he w...

  • 'Balloon Boy' Falcon Heene Found Alive

    Posted Oct 15th 2009 at 06:15 PM by PopEater Staff

    Falcon Heene, the missing Colorado boy initially believed to have been carried away in a homemade balloon Thursday, was found alive and unharmed. The boy was hiding in his attic during a widely televised search, according to CNN. Heene was once featured along with his "science-obsessed" family in the 100th episode of 'Wife Swap.' On ABC's site for the show, the Heenes are described as a "storm-...

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