In articles-that-are-somehow-real-and-not-from-the-Onion news, a man who owed over $32,000 in child support was recently lured out of hiding.
With the promise of a role in a new Jennifer Aniston romantic comedy.
After getting a call from the film's "producers," Joshua Garlathy didn’t think twice about leaving his Hawaii hideout and heading back to Allentown, Pa.
There, his ex-girlfriend had spent 19 YEARS trying to get Garlathy to pay the money he owes to support their kid to no avail ... until an idea struck.
The “producer” was actually bounty hunter Scott Bernstein, and Banished in Brooklyn - in which Garlathy would play “a small part as a guitar-strumming bad guy by the name of Dirty Nick” - is not a real movie, though it sounds right up Jen's alley.
Hope Dog Chapman is taking notes.
Amazingly, this is not the first plot of its kind. In Alabama, Operation Iron Snare rounded up deadbeat parents with Alabama-Auburn football tickets.