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Steelers' Le'Veon Bell commits to prom appearance after Twitter bet with fan but will miss the big dance
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, who agreed to attend a Waukesha fan's prom as part of a Twitter bet, will be on hand for its opening ceremonies, the fan and her family said Thursday.
But he's barred from the dance itself, according to district policy, because he is too old and was once busted for possession of marijuana and driving under the influence.
“He said he’s coming for sure. I’m so excited,” super fan and Waukesha West student Ava Tarantino, 17, said Thursday.
Bell has told her he intends to bring his family, including his mother and girlfriend, who will do Tarantino's makeup. And Tarantino is on the lookout for a dress, preferably in the Steelers' colors, black and yellow.
The Tarantinos thought it was a go, but hit a road block with the school and district.
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