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 ...Read more
Former A-Team star Mr. T has signed a deal with TV Land to appear in I Pity the Fool, a reality pilot produced by Lions Gate Television, the network said yesterday.
The show, which is set to begin production in October, will showcase Mr. T's sensitive side as he offers help to fans in need of a little personal coaching. The muscle-bound actor will let his trademark personality shine as he takes on the role of a "motivational guru" who helps people improve their personal or professional lives. Mr. T will blend anecdotes from his own life--perhaps touching on his impoverished childhood and his battle with T-cell lymphoma--with self-improvement concepts such as "teamwork" and "determination" as he becomes what the network calls a "catalyst for change."
TV Land executive Sal Maniaci stated, "We are very ...Read more
The evil Fire Nation is threatening to overcome and enslave the peaceful denizens of the other nations: Earth, Water, and Air. Only one young boy can save the people of these great nations, and his name is Aang. He must overcome his rash nature and lack of confidence so that he may become the Avatar, the Chosen One who will restore natural order to the world. The Avatar has the power to master all of the elements. Only he can save the planet!
This disc features four explosive episodes from the thrilling and popular animated series. DVD extras include previews for other exciting animated shows, and a ""Behind the scenes Kung-Fu" feature, with animatics. Behold, the Avatar will ...Read more