‘Be prepared, fool!’ Mr. T says of Southern California’s rainstorm

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Former “A-Team” actor and Los Angeles resident Mr. T was among those preparing for Southern California’s massive atmospheric river storm.

“I’m getting some [sand]bags for myself and some of my neighbors,” Mr. T, aka. Laurence Tureaud, told KTLA 5 News at a fire station in Sherman Oaks.

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Actor and L.A. resident Mr. T is seen at a fire station in Sherman Oaks, California on Feb. 4, 2024. (KTLA)

“Always be prepared, fool!” he joked, in a nod to his classic catchphrase “I pity the fool.”

Flooding was expected in many areas of Southern California from the atmospheric river event that could drench coastal areas and valleys with as many as 8 inches of rain.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.