Amanda Gessner, 19, may have the shortest singing career in history. Police in Drexel Hill say that a surveillance camera caught Gessner signing “The fire department is going to be mad at me” before she started seven fires.
Gessner is now being held on $100,000 bail, charged with arson and related offenses.
She is not the only person undone by incriminating musical numbers. Recently, Rico Todriquez Wright, 25, was convicted of a shooting that he described in his rap song, “Hitting Licks for a Living.”
This is precisely why “singing” has always been a derogatory term among the criminal set for confessing. Nothing good has come from mixing crime and song, including the short-lived and even-painful Cop Rock series.
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