Woah. This is no game. Kidd Cole, a man who once pretended to be a well-connected rapper on MTV’s ‘Catfish,’ was arrested after making multiple terrorist threats in Washington D.C.!
This isn’t reality TV — this is real life. And this is scary because Jerez Nehmiah Stone-Coleman, better known as Kidd Cole, is now behind bars! The one-time MTV Catfish star was arrested on May 27 for making terror threats against Washington, D.C. buses and trains! Yikes!
Kidd Cole Arrested: ‘Catfish’ Star Made Bomb And Terror Threats
Kidd Cole was arrested on May 27 in his D.C home, reports MyFoxDC.com. Investigators say that Kidd Cole made false bomb and hostage threats approximately 11 times! 11 times! What was he thinking?
Each time Kidd called in a fake threat, an emergency response vehicle and team had to investigate to make sure that everyone was okay. This led to some disruptions in transit service. Cops used cell phone records, video surveillance and phone audio to identify Kidd, before they made the arrest.
In a news release, DC Metro Transit Police Chief Ron Pavlik said:
“We have no greater responsibility than protecting Metro’s customers and employees. his case demonstrates the seriousness with which we take all threats and the lengths to which we will go to bring those responsible to justice.”
Kidd Cole’s ‘Catfish’ Episode
Kidd Cole appeared on a May 2014 of Catfish, reports People. In the program, a woman, Lucille, was unsure that her “business partner” was legit. Kidd claimed to be making music under Kanye West’s record label and was looking for some extra help from his fans. The Catfish crew was able to easily figure out that Kidd was lying. His manager’s phone and his phone were registered to the same person. GOOD Music had no idea who he was and said that Kidd Cole wasn’t a part of them. Plus, there was a Facebook page dedicated to Kidd’s scamming ways!
When the Catfish guys confronted him, Kidd finally admitted some fault. He said his scamming was a way to get the attention of the music industry. Well, now Kidd has the attention of the entire world!
What do you think about this, HollywoodLifers?
— Jason Brow