Newly appointed White Home communications director Anthony Scaramucci raised eyebrows—the sunshine, low-impact warm-up for what would transform a fully epic and ongoing eyebrow exercise regime—simply days into his tenure on the job, when he responded to some West Wing leaks (which weren’t truly leaks) by quoting disgraced Penn State soccer coach Joe Paterno. “Why don’t you honor the job?,” Scaramucci requested reporters on a name. “You bear in mind Joe Paterno? What would he say? Act such as you’ve been there earlier than.” Scaramucci then requested journalists to deal with their work with “honor, dignity, and respect,” shortly earlier than calling a New Yorker reporter to yell about how all his political rivals had been mentally in poor health auto-fellators.
It seems that Scaramucci’s connection to “JoePa”—who, you’ll recall, left his vaunted place on the Penn State soccer program in 2011, after it was revealed that he’d helped conceal the actions of a serial intercourse offender who preyed on youngsters—runs slightly deeper, although. His monetary disclosure varieties reveal that he’s presently credited as an government producer on an upcoming HBO film about Paterno, directed by Barry Levinson, with Al Pacino within the lead function. HBO confirmed that Scaramucci helped manage financing for the movie, via Edward R. Presman Movie Corp., one in all many earnings sources listed on his varieties. (He’s additionally linked to an upcoming Cheri Oteri film, though he’s solely an investor on that one, and so far as we all know, Cheri Oteri has by no means been pressured to retire from something in shame.)
[by way of The Hollywood Reporter]
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