Strangeness of Richard Heene explained in video by ex colleague

Posted By: The Ski Channel on October 20, 2009 5:29 am

By now, we’re all aware of the odd story coming out of Fort Collins, Colorado involving the Heene family. They set up an elaborate hoax that made us all think their son was caught in a drifting balloon they built.

More oddities about Richard Heene and his family have been emerging since then, and this video of his ex-colleague explains a lot. Richard Thomas is the student who used to work with Heene on a reality show pitch earlier this year and who then sold the story to He discusses Heene’s drive for fame and notoriety, and how that drive lead to a neglect of his family. The Heenes are expected to face charges.