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Power Ball winner’s drug-dealing boyfriend arrested for 3rd time

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Lamarr “Hot Sauce” McDow and his millionaire girl friend Marie Holmes (Photo Source: Brunsvick County Jail and YouTube screen shot)

There comes a time in every person’s life when they must decide to let go of negative people and situations. You would think that would be the case for Marie Holmes, the $200 million Power Ball winner and single mom. Holmes has a very troubled relationship with her boyfriend, Lamarr Andre McDow aka “Hot Sauce.” McDow has been arrested twice before for drug and firearm charges and Holmes bailed him out each time, spending a total of $9 million in one year.

Now, Hot Sauce is in trouble again and he needs Holmes to bail him out. Hot Sauce was arrested for the third time this year; this time on possession of firearm charges. Although the bail is set at $10K, it isn’t known yet if Holmes will pay the amount. Considering she has literally shelled out millions for her boyfriend in the past for serious drug charges, it is highly likely. Earlier in 2015, Hot Sauce was arrested for trafficking heroin and possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver heroin. Police discovered 8K bags of heroin during their investigation and connected it back to McDow.  He is considered a career criminal with serious charges dating back to 2000.

When Holmes won the $200 million Power Ball jackpot, she was a struggling mother of four children, one of whom has cerebral palsy. Holmes worked two jobs to keep the family financially afloat. When she won the lottery jackpot, many felt joy that a working Black mother was going to be able to secure a future for her children. Holmes even stated that “she was going to take care of her four children and make sure they’d have a nice house to live in somewhere outside of town with her.”

But all was not well in the Holmes’ household, it was soon revealed. On July 23, 2015 when police came to arrest McDow for violating jail curfew, they noticed a strong smell of marijuana; upon further investigation, they also found a gun. Holmes received a citation for possession of less than a half-ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Holmes doesn’t appreciate the criticism she has received from the public regarding her relationship choices. She posted to Facebook, “What Y’all need to be worried about is Y’all money and not how I spend mine this is benefiting Y’all how? And no he’s no drug dealer or user but who are Y’all to judge anybody? I will definitely pray for Y’all because it’s much need… they talked about Jesus so I’m not surprised Y’all are talking about me but be blessed though.”

In August 2015 after Holmes bailed out McDow, she was living in a trailer, a far cry from her promise of making sure her kids had a house outside of town.



33 Comments

  1. guest on October 21, 2015 at 10:22 am

    She probably would have cut this dude off long ago if he was a decent working man but women seem to love trying to save these knuckle headed thugs that can’t get their sh%t together. Low self esteem I guess.

  2. WeezyDuzIt on October 21, 2015 at 10:44 am

    They shoulda never gave you n*ggas money! You don’t know how to appreciate sh*t.

    • Deandra Tucker on October 21, 2015 at 12:13 pm

      Weezy she won the money so they did’nt give her anything….

      • Johnny Cromwell on October 21, 2015 at 6:57 pm

        That was a joke..watch the Dave Chappell show..Rick James episode…funny

      • Waekup on October 21, 2015 at 11:24 pm

        Isn’t winning money being “given money”?

        • Deandra Tucker on October 22, 2015 at 12:56 pm

          I think if someone gives me something it’s because they wanted to you don’t have to pay taxes or tell anyone she won the money have to pay taxes on it paid for the lottery ticket she won the money. Anywaya sad story

    • Helenofreims on October 21, 2015 at 4:29 pm

      Can we go “out for refreshments, I’ll pay for them, concur with you. Sorry ass “bitch, going appease: the “criminal” dismay, child going have inferiority complex how? Mommie taking care” of some “baggage” whom don’t give a fuck about her! Use wealth to distribute narcotics beat her sorry ass! True, so many “trashy bitches” enjoy, social abuse think talk shit “Black men are bad!

  3. GOVCHRIS1988 on October 21, 2015 at 11:04 am

    She posted to Facebook, “What Y’all need to be worried about is Y’all money and not how I spend mine this is benefiting Y’all how? And no he’s no drug dealer or user but who are Y’all to judge anybody? I will definitely pray for Y’all because it’s much need… they talked about Jesus so I’m not surprised Y’all are talking about me but be blessed though.”

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    • James Mariani on October 21, 2015 at 12:04 pm

      Wow! Looking forward to her riches to rags story in a few years lol

      • Debbie Jenner on October 21, 2015 at 5:07 pm

        James. I don’t think it’ll take her years to be broke–especially if she stays with her no good boyfriend.

    • Guest on October 22, 2015 at 7:56 am

      Yeah I saw that post and thought to myself I am worried about my money that she will be getting when she inevitably goes broke and back on public assistance.

  4. Likewaterforchoc on October 21, 2015 at 11:40 am

    ***waits for her to post another FB post about other people judging***. smdh. Silly bird behavior. I wonder how her kids are doing? Particularly the one with special needs that she was going to get the proper educational attention and start a foundation for?

  5. Ayana Aquila on October 21, 2015 at 11:50 am

    9 million spent on that guy? WTF?! I wish I could win just half a much as that low life, because I sure wouldn’t be wasting it on some loser that just wants to keep going to jail. Just more proof that ghetto is as ghetto does no matter how much they have. I feel sorry for her kids because it doesn’t sound like their getting anything. How can someone that has that much money be living in trailer? I hope the state take the money and her kids and leave her homeless like the nothing that she is. Just remember people, stupid can’t be fixed.

  6. James Mariani on October 21, 2015 at 12:01 pm

    She has spent $9 million dollars bailing him out of jail within the past year?!? That has to be a typo! Lol I mean what the heck is this guy pushing? A few thousand kilo’s of cocaine? That’s completely Outrageous for court and lawyer fees for typical drug related charges. More like a couple hundred grand for something really serious but $9 million is a joke. Anyways, it’s pretty sad with millions Of dollars of legitimate money he still needs to continue to push dope to make a few thousand dollars here and there. It’s just goes to show you money can’t clean up the outside of someone but Does little for them on inside. Such a shame

    • Jene SaisQuoi on October 23, 2015 at 3:50 am

      Did you read the article? 8000 bags of heroin is considered a lot in most places.

      • Anna on October 24, 2015 at 11:04 pm

        She bought eight thousand bags of dope. That is about one hundred thousand dollars more or less. That dummy could have put that money on a beautiful home. He’s going to get his third strike, and do life in jail and she’ll be working at McDonalds and Walmart and she’ll still be in that trailer.

  7. staccee on October 21, 2015 at 12:25 pm

    i have heard of that stupid saying “A RIDE AND DIE CHICK”, but this woman is ride, die & stupid chick.it is so obivious that he cares nothing about her or the kids and the kids should be taken away and placed in a safe environment,, since it is so obivious that she isn’t giving a damn about their welfare. it is all about him and his drug habit and dealing. very sad she is so ignorant.

  8. FuZ on October 21, 2015 at 1:29 pm

    Now she’ll draw the line at $10K? Really?! The only reason that he keeps getting arrested because she keeps bailing him out. She needs to stop giving whatever county all of her out. And get a freakin house. Living in a trailer? The last time she was reported in aka the last time that he was arrested, her kids weren’t even living with her. Pathetic.

  9. kate1966 on October 21, 2015 at 2:05 pm

    JUST STUPIDDDDDD……………….DUMP………………………………………

  10. guest on October 21, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    ………soon departed

  11. Helenofreims on October 21, 2015 at 4:22 pm

    Dating, drama, madly” in love going change him then once declines another situation. Lost rich bitch” whom needs to examine her morals if that! Find better stories, typical going change whom? Not this guy! Single welfare” tramp child have “social and disorientation” of progressive I know it’s a “Sista” thing giving “Black men” the chills! “Black Lives Matter” I this case lost “trashy bitch” going mode a man?

  12. Debbie Jenner on October 21, 2015 at 5:05 pm

    I was happy to see someone deserving (so I thought) of the jackpot…a single mom with 4 kids, one of whom is disabled. She was going to provide such a good life for her kids, help her family, give to her church…….and she spends millions of dollars on this criminal boyfriend of hers, while her kids are still living in a trailer? And she has the nerve to call people out for judging her? It’s just shameful.

  13. Johnny Cromwell on October 21, 2015 at 7:03 pm

    …lady..your kids are gonna hate you for this when they get older..especially if you will be too broke to afford to send them to college and have to work at McDonald’s the rest of their poor lives. Smh.

  14. Ebony GoingtoschooltobeanOptom on October 21, 2015 at 11:38 pm

    I think the lotto ticket was his! And she’s still in a trailer! That money will be gone by the end of 2016! sad!

    • Anna on October 24, 2015 at 11:06 pm

      Well if it was his, it’s damn sure in her name which makes it hers.

  15. Patricia on October 22, 2015 at 12:56 am

    Somethings seriously wrong with how this woman thinks.No mans worth all that @#$% $$ or drama!

  16. mary on October 22, 2015 at 10:42 am

    she obviously mental issues – who having that kinda $$$ want to spend it on a loser or live in a trailer?

  17. shellyTheGreat on October 22, 2015 at 12:01 pm

    they shoulda gave me that money, there’s no way i would have spent a cent on a leach.

    • Jene SaisQuoi on October 23, 2015 at 3:52 am

      What about a leech, though?

      • shellyTheGreat on October 23, 2015 at 8:52 am

        what do you mean?

  18. Kim on October 22, 2015 at 10:11 pm

    She will be filing bankruptcy in ten years

    • Anna on October 24, 2015 at 11:08 pm

      Not even in ten years.

  19. NikTellsIt on October 24, 2015 at 12:07 am

    smh…wow… a trailer…