Jeremy Lin: Metta World Peace Needs Own Reality Show After Hilarious Comments

I defy anyone to walk away from a conversation that features the one and only Metta World Peace talking about Jeremy Lin, which is precisely what he did with Ken Berger of CBS Sports before his Lakers lost to Lin's Knicks on Friday. 

Now, if I mentioned that this conversation included not only the man formerly known as Ron Artest talking about Lin but also a discussion about leather pants, then the interview would go from a must read to Must-See TV. The fact that World Peace doesn't have his own reality show yet is an absolute crime. 

If you don't agree with me now, read this and tell me I am wrong. 

Berger: Did the Lakers talk about him (Lin) in the locker room?

World Peace: Do we talk about him? Yeah, we talk about him. We think he needs a better haircut. I don’t like that style. You’re in New York, the fashion capital. Change your haircut, OK? You’re a star now. Wear some shades. Shades, OK? Put down the nerdy Harvard book glasses. Put on some black shades, OK? With some leather pants. Change your style. Fashion.

That naturally drew a follow up.

Berger: Do you wear leather pants?

World Peace: No, I won’t wear them, but he should wear leather pants. He’s the type of guy who should wear leather pants, some nice shoes and change his fashion.

You can read the rest of the interview here, but that little snippet tells you everything you will ever need to know about how entertaining this guy is.

He is completely unpredictable and as hilarious as everything sounds, I have never heard a word uttered by World Peace that I didn't think was 100 percent serious. 

If he is telling Lin to wear leather pants, there is absolutely no doubt that World Peace has actually sat down for several minutes and thought about this. If he didn't think leather pants would really help Lin, then he wouldn't even ...

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