The Balloon Boy story has officially been confirmed as a hoax.According to reports the balloon incident was planned for about 2 weeks and was an attempt to land a reality TV show. Sheriff Jeff Alderden made the announcement in a press conference, which can be seen below.

Child services has also been contacted and the Heene's are facing a long list of possible charges that include, conspiracy, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, false reporting to authorities, and attempting to influence a public servant.Richard-Falcon-HeeneIt is unlikely that any of the children will be charged due to their age.What do you think? Should the Heene's lose their children over this publicity stunt?