‘School of Rock’ Favorite is Now a District Attorney in Tyler County, Texas
If you're a fan of Jack Black's early '00s cult classic "School of Rock" prepare to have your mind blown. There's been a lot of debate on the internet about this recently, but it's true, the guy who played "Spider" in the movie is now a DA right outside of Houston, TX, and has been for a few years now.
That's correct, "Spider" from School of Rock is a District Attorney in Tyler County, Texas. Not to be confused with Tyler, TX.
Well, not actually "Spider." Lucas Babin, the man who played the character in the film, is the DA in Tyler County, which is just north of Houston. A tweet revealing this has gone viral, so far it has been liked over 220,000 times and has accumulated more than 30,000 retweets from mostly astonished people.
But @VeryBadLlama was not done, she returned to her tweet soon after it's virality to contemplate the gravity of the situation some more, tweeting, "Imagine having to explain to your family that you got put away for life by the dude who gyrated on Joan Cusack in a 2003 Jack Black comedy."
Well, as it turns out Babin has actually been a district attorney in Woodville, Texas, since 2018. So it's not breaking news, just new-to-us-news.
According to The Sun, "Babin has modeled for high fashion brands, including Gucci, Versace, Versace Jeans, Couture, Calvin Klein, Robert Cavalli, GAP and Louis Vuitton. They also pointed out the he played Paris Hilton's love interest in her music video for "Stars Are Blind." See: