Crain’s reports that Richard Pine at Inkwell Management in the US and Mark Lucas to Lucas Alexander Whitley in the UK are auctioning a book by amateur singing sensation Susan Boyle. (The agents did not respond to queries from Crain’s.)
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Celebrity bodyguard Mickey Brett’s book proposal about a variety of famous clients, including Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, makes its way to the NY Daily News, though the book itself will not find its way to store shelves. After legal threats to block any publication, ghost writer Robin McGibbon says “there’s not going to be any book.”
Marty Singer, attorney for Jolie and Pitt, tells the newspaper that Brett has been convicted 11 times of various crimes, and claims he signed a confidentiality agreement.