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Best Local Boy Gone Bad 

Brian Dotson

Until this past spring, the main reason to hate on Brian Dotson was his position as the frontman of the embarrassingly bad rap-metal quartet Shattermask. Then, on April 8, a warrant was issued charging Dotson with five counts of statutory rape and sodomy involving an underage girl; two weeks later and still on the lam, Dotson's faux-hawked mug appeared on CrimeStoppers billboards around the area. Finally, the fame he so desired was bestowed upon him, albeit in the form of television news coverage and Internet memes riffing on the molestation charges and his stage name of, wait for it, "Priest."

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