Remember that whole balloon boy hoax, wherein a terrible man exploited his family to achieve fleeting notoriety through national panic before being fined and jailed? I try not too every day. But Richard Heene is back, scummier than ever.
According to court records made public today, Mayumi Heene, Balloon Boy's mom, has admitted that the whole incident was orchestrated to make the Heene family more "marketable for future media interest." Nice parenting.
Wondering why anyone would want to trick the world into thinking their 6-year-old was flying away in a gigantic party balloon? Well, it turns out that the Heenes were developing a reality show with the Wife Swap production company. And as we all know, the best way to get a deal made in Hollywood is to commandeer the…