The Ted Williams Saga Gets Bigger ... And Bigger
Reunited With His Mother
January 6, 2011 at 12:57 PM (PT)
Guess whose voice opened THE TODAY SHOW on NBC-TV this morning?
The TED WILLIAMS story just keeps growing, with appearances by the homeless man with the amazing voice on TODAY as well as CBS THIS MORNING.
On TODAY, WILLIAMS predicted he'll be employed as a PD five years from now. He also confirmed an offer to become the voiceover man for KRAFT Macaroni & Cheese. And, WILLIAMS admitted to having some past legal issues that were now past him.
WILLIAMS is in NEW YORK to reunite with his 90-year-old mother, JULIA, who still lives in the BEDFORD-STYVESANT neighborhood he grew up in. WILLIAMS, who had said he fell in love with radio on a school visit, revealed the station he referenced as WWRL-A/NEW YORK, which was a Top 40/Soul station at the time.
Williams Reconnects With His Mom
Just YESTERDAY (NET NEWS 1/5), CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40 WNCI/COLUMBUS' MORNING ZOO helped in this huge turnaround for the homeless airtalent who has attracted worldwide attention when THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH did a story on his situation (NET NEWS 1/4).
And, in another installment in TED's emotion-packed, life-changing week, he is reunited with his mother at a hotel in NEW YORK CITY. This will grab at your heart strings. Check out the video, courtesy of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH.
Ted Williams Rap Sheet
TED admits to having a checkered past. And according to a report on THE SMOKING GUN, WILLIAMS has racked up a history of run-ins with the law in OHIO. The site reads, "WILLIAMS, 53, has been busted for theft, robbery, escape, forgery and drug possession."
Read that report, when you click here.