Bruce Feirstein jumps into the pool at Native Intelligence with a post that labels Arianna Huffington's "defining Hollywood moment" spin on the Mel Gibson affair ridiculous and dismisses Ari Emanuel's plea for mass shunning: Ain't going to happen. Instead, Feirstein predicts, Madman Mel can look forward to the standard Hollywood rehab circuit. You know, a showing of humility on Larry King, an audience with Katie Couric, perhaps a trip to the Wailing Wall with Ed Bradley of "60 Minutes." And ultimately, his portrait by Annie Liebowitz on the cover of Vanity Fair and a favorable story about a man conquering his demons under a hed you know they will use. Go there.
Feirstein, making his first appearance on the LA Observed blogs, writes for Vanity Fair and the New York Observer. He was the screenwriter for three James Bond movies, has written for The New Yorker, the New York Times and Spy, and is the author of Real Men Don't Eat Quiche. Bio.
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