London Comfort | From Hollywood to the White House: An American Idol's Dangerous R

By Henry Scott

Draft 1 Posted Date: 3/17/2012

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Celebutante LONDON COMFORT's coke-filled nights with Hollywood party boys are tame compared to what she finds in the White House -- a world just as exploitive but vastly more dangerous. Appalled, she enlists her black female security guard and an earnest young Secret Service agent to topple the President. "LONDON COMFORT" takes its readers from the celebrity mansions of Bel Air to the governor's mansion of Montgomery, Alabama, from the stately rooms of the White House to a tattered tent in Pakistan's Toba Kakar mountains, where Osama Ben Laden's would-be successor plots his next move against the Great Satan. On one level, "LONDON COMFORT" is a satire inspired by American politics. But at its core, and through London Comfort's adventures, it’s essentially the story of women, young and old, black and white, who struggle to take control of their lives, each in her own unique way.

About the Author:

Former journalist Henry Scott wrote "Shocking True Story: The Rise and Fall of Confidential, America's Scandalous Scandal Magazine" (Pantheon 2009)

Author's Note:

As the author of "Shocking True Story: The Rise and Fall of Confidential, America's Scandalous Scandal Magazine," (Pantheon, 2009), Henry E Scott is an authority on scandal and celebrities. He also is a former journalist and media business executive, who has worked at Charlotte (NC) Observer, The Hartford Courant and The New York Times. In addition he was president and editorial director of Out magazine and former publisher of Metro New York, a 330,000-circulation free daily newspaper aimed at young people.

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