I pity the criminals today.
(Keep reading to find out how dedicated Mr. T is to performing his civic duty, and for some entertaining video coverage from his jury duty stint.)
When asked if he’d ever considered “playing hooky” from jury duty, Mr. T issued an emphatic “no”:
“That’s not my style,” said the former bodyguard-turned-actor, who expressed respect for law enforcement and the judicial system. “I’ve got to set an example. I understand my responsibility. I told the judge: I’ll do my best to never let you down.”
Here’s some footage from Mr. T’s time spent at court, where fans flocked to him in droves:
A good name is worth more than gold, so like Mr. T, we pity the fools who don’t show up for jury duty.
Mr. T Arrives for Jury Duty: “I Pity the Criminals” [NBC Philadelphia]
‘Mama’s boy’ Mr. T does jury duty in Rolling Meadows [Daily Herald]