Crime, Crime, Baby

“Stop… incarcerate and listen!” (NBC News)

For awhile there, it seemed as if the career of former rapper Vanilla Ice (a.k.a. Robert Van Winkle) had turned a corner. I mean, he hosts a do-it-yourself show called The Vanilla Ice Project, for goodness sake, something for which he actually has talent.

Sadly, it seems as if his career may be headed for the trash heap yet again.

Last Wednesday, the 47-year-old artist behind the short-lived hit “Ice Ice Baby” was arrested and charged with burglary and grand theft of a home next to one he was renovating. He was just released on bond and claims it was all some kind of misunderstanding, but I see it more as a cautionary tale of fame gone bad.

Word to your mother!

Posted on February 20, 2015, in Perspectives and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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