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Mr. T puts away gold

Mr. T pities the folks who suffered through Hurricane Katrina, and he's removed his jewelry to prove it.

The former A-Team star, whose real name is Laurence Tureaud, has decided to eschew his normal gold necklaces and adornments after returning from the Gulf Coast and seeing how the victims of last year's hurricane were still suffering. Speaking at the Television Critics Association's summer gathering in Pasadena, California, the actor cited his spirituality as a reason for his decision to abandon his bling.

"As a spiritual man, I felt it would be a sin against my God for me to wear all that gold again, because I spent a lot of time with the less fortunate," the actor told the The Associated Press.

Mr. T also had some harsh words for other Hollywood types who attempt to milk the tragedy for their own gain.

"I saw some, I call it 'sorry celebrities.' They'll go down there and hook up with the people to take a photo-op. I said, 'How disgusting.' If you're not going to go down there with a check and a hammer and a nail to help the people, don't go down there," he added.

Mr. T will be seen in October on TV Land in the show I Pity the Fool. The call-in show features Mr. T giving Dr. Phil-like advice to troubled people.

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I pity the fool who sacrifices his gold for the good of others since the Katrina disaster.
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I pity the fool who takes off his signature gold!
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It probably took him 2 hours to put all that jewerly on.
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First Name, Mister
Middle Name, Period
Last Name, T!
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Mr T. Rules
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hi-larious!!!
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it'd be more effective he removed the gold and then donated it to some Katrina victims, wouldn't it?
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ya but for the "I Pity The Fool" show i can imagine Mr. T breaking peoples necks if they have problems.
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I am not sure it will help anyone if he just let his gold in his safe at the bank and not wear it anymore. And making it an event just attracts celebrity on him, so he could also be considered as taking profit of Katrina. Isn't it what he blames other celebrities for ?
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OMFG Thats like the biggest gesture MR T could possibly make, im impressed :) "If you're not going to go down there with a check and a hammer and a nail to help the people, don't go down there" I can see him now helping rebuild youth centres & tiny failing businesses run by an old man in a cowboy hat and his hot daughter I wonder if anyones made a MR T vs Hurricane Katrina yet lol MR T Vs Everything
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What does his jewelry have to do with Katrina?
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it must have been getting heavy anyways
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Maximum respect for Mr.
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