Shamed Balloon Boy’s Dad Hawks back scratcher on YouTube

Posted on Oct 28 2010 - 10:56pm by Richard Sharp

Do you remember Richard Heene? Neither did I until I remembered he is the father of the infamous ‘balloon boy’, named because of a hoax that had hundreds of emergency service workers chasing a balloon that they thought contained his son. Well he has launched himself into the limelight again on YouTube with the invention of his latest ridiculous gadget.

“If you itch like a son of a twitch, then you need my latest invention,” says Heene who has seemingly screwed a piece of wood to a couple of brackets and called it the ‘bear scratcher’, a self proclaimed answer to the age old problem of having an itchy back.

Although seemingly ridiculous his video has already gained a lot of interest with over 100,000 views on you tube already – he certainly knows how to attract a crowd and this viral video proves it. There is no information as yet on initial sales of the bear scratcher but I am sure results will be vigorously advertised, that’s unless the sugar/caffeine hit he is on in his video wears off.

Would you buy a bear scratcher? The more I think about it, the itchier I get, maybe there is something in the product after all?

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