Artest Tells Us His Thanksgiving Has Been Ruined

So, how have you spent your Thanksgiving holiday today? Gathered ’round the hearth with friends and family? Enjoying a turkey feast followed by the inevitable background football game? Engrossing yourself in NFL games you could care less about to escape Uncle Harry’s halotosis?

Here’s how Ron Artest has spent his:

Ron Artest Tweets About Welfare Fraud Story On Thanksgiving

Artest has been machine-gunning Tweets this afternoon about the welfare fraud investigation story about him that broke this morning. Read more…

Ron Artest, Sister Investigated For Welfare Fraud

6 News in Indianapolis, via, reports that Ron Artest and his sister, 36-year-old Latoya Holmes-Ivey, “are at the center of a welfare fraud investigation.

Ron Artest LaToya Holmes-Ivey

Police and housing authorities raided the home and her three children rent at 336 E. Burgess Ave. Wednesday morning.

Artest’s sister reportedly received up to $34,000 in “taxpayer-supported rent assistance” because she claimed no income. But investigators indicated she was also allegedly receiving money from Artest for all of her bills.

Most importantly, Artest was allegedly behind the scheme, directing his sister to apply for federal assistance. Read more…