Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Real Victim of 'Wolf of Wall Street' Lands Book Deal

Real Victim of 'Wolf of Wall Street' Lands Book Deal
by Breitbart News 4 Feb 2014, 4:07 PM PDT
Even critics who applauded director Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street admitted the film paid little to no attention to those "bitten" by the titular wolf.

That prompted an impassioned op-ed by Christina McDowell, a woman whose life was impacted by the real wolf, Jordan Belfort. That piece in LA Weekly helped score a memoir deal for McDowell from a major book publisher, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Simon & Schuster imprint is pitching it as "a classic father/daughter story and a cautionary, yet ultimately positive, tale of starting over" that shows the "consequences not just for one family, but for society as a whole." McDowell's story, the publisher says, is a "younger, more innocent, true-life version of Woody Allen's recent hit film, Blue Jasmine."

McDowell's father, Tom Prousalis, got jail time for his connection to Belfort. Her op-ed name checked both Scorsese and star Leonardo DiCaprio for not giving Belfort's victims their rightful close-up.

Did you think about the cultural message you'd be sending when you decided to make this film? You have successfully aligned yourself with an accomplished criminal, a guy who still hasn't made full restitution to his victims, exacerbating our national obsession with wealth and status and glorifying greed and psychopathic behavior.

Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio is an actor in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), a trustee at the Natural Resources Defense Council, and a board member for the Global Green USA.

Note: Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Sundance Institute, and People for the American Way.
George Soros was the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society.
Robert Redford is a trustee at the Natural Resources Defense Council, the founder & president for the Sundance Institute, and an honorary board member for Green Cross International.
Mikhail Gorbachev is the founder for Green Cross International, and was the general secretary for the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
Global Green USA is a US affiliate for Green Cross International.
Norman Lear is a council of advisors member for Global Green USA, and a director at People for the American Way. Defends Communism--Mass Murders and All (Past Research for Global Green USA)
Monday, February 3, 2014
Alec Baldwin is a director at People for the American Way, and an actor in Blue Jasmine.
Woody Allen, Cate Blanchett, And Alec Baldwin Respond After Being Called Out In Dylan Farrow Allegations
Business InsiderBy Aly Weisman | Business Insider – Mon, Feb 3, 2014 6:29 PM EST
What if it had been your child, Cate Blanchett? Louis CK? Alec Baldwin? What if it had been you, Emma Stone? Or you, Scarlett Johansson? You knew me when I was a little girl, Diane Keaton. Have you forgotten me?

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