Metta’s ‘Artest Media Group’ is partnering with ‘LMNO Productions’ to come up with “a new prank series featuring professional athletes in hidden camera bits.” This hardly comes as a surprise. The, shall we say vibrant, Laker has been seen as one of the league’s most rambunctious (and polarizing) figures in the NBA. That a professional athlete as boisterous as World Peace would want to screw with his peers a little is not only unsurprising, but potentially damn good television.
“Pranking and practical jokes are part of the athletic culture”, said LMNO’s CEO, “so it comes naturally to Metta,”
We can only hope no one gets an elbow to the temple.
H/T to Deadline
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