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Son of Creator of Barney the Dinosaur Arrested for Attempted Murder

Patrick Leach, 27, is the son of Barney creator Sheryl Leach. News broke on January 9 that Patrick had been arrested to for attempted murder. He shot a man in the chest in Malibu, California. It took awhile, but TMZ figured out the connection to the purple dinosaur. Which reminds me that I once got drunk with a guy who wore the Barney costume to mall appearances and the like. Due to a strict nondisclosure agreement, he said he couldn’t tell me any stories about his gig. But then he started telling me stories about his gig. I’ll just say this: you do not want to be the mall Barney.