[Blind Gossip] If you thought that the story about Mariah Carey recently firing a bunch of employees was interesting, wait until you hear this one!
Another very famous female singer and her celebrity husband were upset about a book that was being written about them. They discovered that many of their team members had done interviews with the author.
[The couple] discovered that lots of their employees and team members were talking to [the author]. Since the dirt came directly from employees, [the author] knew that it was all true.
They couldn’t stop the book from being published, so [the couple] paid off [the author] to leave out the dirt that would have hurt them the most. He did publish the book, but it didn’t sell well because they had paid to remove the most interesting stuff.
Then they did a clean sweep of all of the employees and friends that had talked to the author. Just totally cut them out of their lives, no matter who they were or how long they had been part of the team. If they even spoke to [the author] about something innocent like what the couple ate for lunch, they were considered “disloyal” and thrown out.
So, if you were wondering why this couple recently and suddenly fired many key members of their team, now you know the real story!
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[Optional] What kinds of things do you think the author was paid off to leave out of the book?