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Metta World Peace plans standup comedy tour

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09:45 AM ET 07.20 | An identity crisis for the man formerly known as Ron Artest? New Knicks forward Metta World Peace, who changed his name from Artest two years ago, is embarking on a standup comedy tour this summer, according to a photo of a poster he tweeted Friday. The ad reads "Metta World Peace presents," but it also says the host will be Ron Artest. Huh.

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July 20, 2013  09:55 AM ET

Don't Quit Your Day Job, Bro.

July 20, 2013  10:26 AM ET

Maybe the funny part is that he's changing his name back

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July 20, 2013  11:14 AM ET

This thread alone has me laughing.

July 20, 2013  11:23 AM ET

The name change was funny enough. I'm sure his shows will be hilarious...

July 20, 2013  11:25 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

The name change was funny enough. I'm sure his shows will be hilarious...

Metta World Peace is a poor man's imitation of World Be Free !!!!!!!!

July 20, 2013  11:30 AM ET

Shecky World Peace.

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July 20, 2013  12:25 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Metta World Peace is a poor man's imitation of World Be Free !!!!!!!!

And chocolate thunder!

July 20, 2013  02:04 PM ET

He crazy.

He ain't right.

July 20, 2013  02:13 PM ET

Fantastic. This is just what we need. Ron Artest weirding out again when he should be focusing on basketball.

July 20, 2013  02:36 PM ET

"Metta World Peace plans standup comedy tour"

Is this what we're calling the Knick's season already?

July 20, 2013  03:31 PM ET
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"Metta World Peace plans standup comedy tour"Is this what we're calling the Knick's season already?

JR is funnier than MWP.

July 20, 2013  08:32 PM ET
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Don't Quit Your Day Job, Bro.

This one's too easy!!

July 20, 2013  08:34 PM ET

After a run on the Lakers tour I'd have to agree that Ron-Ron can be a successful comedian!

July 20, 2013  08:35 PM ET
QUOTE(#12):

"Metta World Peace plans standup comedy tour"Is this what we're calling the Knick's season already?

Hah! Don't quit your day job Bro!

July 20, 2013  08:47 PM ET

World Peace doing standup? That's like Kobe counseling rape victims. That's like Don King teaching an ethics class. That's like Mike Vick working as a vet's assistant. That's like Allen Iverson living within his means. That's like oh, whatever!

July 20, 2013  09:45 PM ET

I thought his regular life itself was a stand up comedy!!!

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