Man Who Portrayed Kia Dancing Hamster Pleads No Contest To Disability Fraud CaseA man who portrayed one of Kia’s wildly popular dancing hamsters in television commercials -- while collecting disability benefits – pleaded no contest in a disability fraud case, prosecutors said Friday.
Man Who Played Dancing Hamster In Kia Commercials Arrested For Alleged Disability FraudLeroy Barnes, 27, lied and told doctors he was unemployed so they'd sign off on his collecting state disability insurance benefits, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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