Dancing Hamster Charged with Disability Fraud
by Deirdre Blake
posted Jun 5 2014 8:53AM
Don't try to say you're hurt, get money from the state and then go on national tv doing anything risky.
The man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials learned the hard way. The California Department of Insurance says Leroy Barnes got $51,000 in disability, but was spotted as the hamster and as a backup dancer for Madonna and Chris Brown. He's been charged with disability fraud.