Remember the hot guitarist, Spider, from the rival band in the cinematic gold that was School of Rock?

You might remember him as the guy who wore the shirt with only sleeves that hit on Joan Cusack's character, Principal Mullins, at the Battle of the Bands.

It was just recently that everyone found out that Lucas Babin, or Spider, has been working as a District Attorney in Texas since 2018.

After School of Rock, Babin starred in a Brazillian telenovela, then went on to make an appearance in music videos for Paris Hilton and Alanis Morissette, but it seemed as though he was always destined for some sort of public office.

In September of 2020, Babin's office made headlines when a grand jury in his county indicted Netflix for promoting "lewd exhibition of a child" in its 2020 film “Cuties.” He himself referenced part of the Texas penal code, saying that the company promoted visual materials of a child's genitals or pubic area.

If you recall, Netflix came out and said the movie was created as a form of “social commentary against the sexualization of young children.” Babin said the film didn't have "the artistic merit for such an issue."

He would know, he starred in one of the greatest pieces of cinematic art, possibly the greatest of all time.

Babin told the Tyler County Booster that the indictment was due to his ongoing commitment to cases with underage victims of crimes of a sexual nature.

Spider's come a long way since the Battle of the Bands.

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Quad City Area Home With Waterslide, Stage & More Selling For $2.5 Million

This gorgeous home for sale is just an hour away from the Quad Cities. Located at 26960 Sieverding Ridge in Bellevue, IA, this beautiful home is what the realtor is calling "an entertainers dream". It has 4 bedrooms, 3.75 bathrooms, a 4 car garage, an in ground pool with a 97 foot waterslide, a full lodge with a bar and stage, and so much more. This is the listing of the house, according to the Dubuque Area For Sale By Owner website.

This property has a 4,499 square foot house, a detached lodge with full bar and garage/workspace/shop, and an in ground fiberglass pool with a 97 foot water slide and pool house .

This gorgeous home is located in the country and is just 2 minutes away from homey, beautiful, Bellevue, Iowa. 

It features many custom upgrades including, but not limited too:
  • All brick home
  • Granite countertops including 2 islands in the main kitchen
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Beverage cooler
  • Maple and bamboo hardwood floors
  • 2 fireplaces
  • Large master suite
  • Walk-in closets
  • Full kitchen in the basement
  • 3 dishwashers
  • Large walk in pantry
  • Large dining room area
  • 2 laundry rooms
  • Forced air heat and central air
  • Mud room/ locker area off the garage
  • Office
  • Large windows that allows natural lighting.

The property also includes a detached garage/lodge/bar/shop area that 3,440 square foot and all brick. The garage/lodge also has many customs upgrades including, but not limited too:
  • Full kitchen with granite countertops
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Living and dining area
  • Full bathroom
  • Storage area that is currently used as a hunting lodge
  • Forced air heat and central air
  • Full bar entertainment area with stage that seats 50 plus people
  • Additional garage area that can used for multiple purposes including shop area, boat storage, etc. 

And of course this home has a gorgeous in ground pool and gorgeous outdoor space. The in ground fiberglass pool is salt water and 16' x 40' and a kiddie pool/ tanning ledge that is 8' x 16' and an automatic pool cover. The pool also includes a basketball hoop. A large concrete deck overlooks the pool area where the 97 foot water slide begins. 

There is a pool house too that includes a half bathroom, storage area, pool equipment room, full bar with ice machine, beverage coolers, stainless steel sinks, and concrete bar. A large built in pergola sits on the tanning deck which provides cooling shade. The pool is surrounded by concrete that creates space for many entertainment options. 

See what this gorgeous, $2.5 million home in Bellevue, IA looks like below!

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