“And I’m Dr. Huxtable,” said the Twisted Sister
frontman who has gone on to become a radio talk show host and filmmaker
as well. “I’m the normal one.”
Well, the world will soon find out as the Sniders —
Dee, wife Suzette, and their four kids, Jesse, Shane, Cody and Cheyenne
— have signed on to do their own reality show, “Growing Up Twisted,”
for A&E, set to air later this year. The show is in production on
Snider said cameras will be all over
for the eighth annual Bikers for Babies Ride, the March of Dimes
fundraiser he has been chairman of since it began. “So if you want to
be part of the show, come on down,” said Snider, adding that the rest
of Twisted Sister may be on hand for the event. The show will also
shoot at the
covering his appearance in “I Wanna Rock Live,” where he might unveil a
new song his son Jesse wrote and where Cheyenne might perform.
Those opportunities are why the Sniders got involved
with the show, which they see as a way to jump start the careers of
rocker Jesse, comic Shane and filmmaker Cody.
“I wanted to be the producer for my kids’ careers —
not in a stage parent way, since my sons are all in their 20s — so that
they can have a better life and an easier time than I had,” he said.
“That means there’s a lot more reality in our show.”
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