Watch out Hollywood! Antoine Dodson — the young man who launched to fame thanks to a viral video where he declares his hatred of bed intruders and has since become the singer of “The Bed Intruder Song” — is getting his one reality show! Are you excited to see Antoine turn his 5 minutes of fame into a TV career?
This afternoon, Entertainment One, the company producing the pilot, described the basis of the reality show as, which “tracks Antoine, the oldest of six siblings, using the money he is making from his hit song on iTunes and his best-selling Halloween costume to make a fresh start for the Dodson clan on the West Coast. With a potential new record deal in the works and money coming in from a variety of avenues, we show how a news story sparked a new life for him and his family.”
“I’m looking forward to exposing my other talents and really taking this industry by storm,” Antoine said in a statement, via the L.A. Times Show Tracker blog.
We bet Ted Williams will be next — the rebound of a homeless hero!
Catch the video that started it all!
“Bed Intruder” song (available on iTunes) with over 67 million views on YouTube!