Be careful about passing judgement on such things. There is often waaaaay more going on than what certain folks want you to believe.
He violated the rule of three. Shoot Shovel Shutup. Going on tv especially the discovery channel or history channel is prolly not the best idea in staying under the radar. I just have a hard time feeling sorry for morons who do truly stupid stuff like that.
Personally i would say just saying yes ill be on your reality tv show is grounds to be declared mentally defective
"Gun control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound." L. Neil Smith
The problem with being stupid is you cannot simply decide to stop doing dumb things...