Canadian Bulldog's Breaking News: Estate Of Kid Who Dribbled Basketball Suing DiBiase For $10 Billion
By Canadian Bulldog
Above: The Stewart family discusses their son's Million Dollar Injustice.
By Canadian Bulldog, World Wrestling Insanity News
(Seasonal Residences) - The estate of Freddie Stewart, who attempted 20 years ago to dribble a basketball as part of a deal he had reached with "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase, is now suing the former wrestler for $10 billion in damages, claiming that it led to the boy's eventual demise.
"This is not about the money," Freddie's father Marcus Stewart explained, teary-eyed, at a press conference today. "It's about bringing closure to my poor son's life."
Stewart, at the time a seven year-old boy, was attending a World Wrestling Federation television taping in, let's say, Toledo, with his family. Following a heated contest between "The Bird Man" Koko B. Ware and A.J. Petruzzi, DiBiase was being interviewed by Craig DeGeorge on a black riser near the back of the arena.
DiBiase, a relative newcomer to the company, selected Freddie as a random fan from the audience. This was before the days when fans were picked from the crowd to win championship belts.
Freddie was then told by DiBiase that he would be paid the sum of $100 if he could dribble a basketball twenty times. The transaction was almost completed when the ball was callously kicked away from him by DiBiase's hulking bodyguard Virgil.
Some observers at the taping noted that Freddie had a pained expression on his face for the remainder of the show, although that may have also been because of the Killer Bees-Bolsheviks main event that proceeded the "WWF Superstars of Wrestling" taping.
"He was never quite the same after that night," explained his father at the press conference. "It took almost two decades, but the lingering memories from that incident killed my boy!"
When it was pointed out by reporters that Freddie actually perished in a fire to his home last month, Stewart claimed that the incident was all part of "an evil plot" by the faux millionaire DiBiase to silence his son from telling his story.
"DiBiase used to try things like that all the time," said Stewart. "One time, I came home from work and found Freddie unconscious on the floor, with a $100 bill stuffed in his mouth."
When asked why Stewart hadn't gone to the authorities with that information, he claimed he had, but that the person he'd contacted turned out to be The Big Boss Man.
"He told me that punk (DiBiase) would be serving hard time," complained Stewart. "But all he kept doing was twirling around that damned nightstick. I mean, what the hell was THAT supposed to do, anyways?"
When contacted by World Wrestling Insanity News at his cavernous Palm Beach estate, DiBiase said he wasn't worried about the lawsuit, and quipped that "everyone has a price for the Million Dollar Man. Ahahahahahahaha!"
He then referred further inquiries to his attorney, Clarence Mason.
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