Ocasio-Cortez hired top Hollywood agency, explored possible book deal: report
New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reportedly hired a top Hollywood expertise company and explored a risk of writing a book, although the deal seems to have gone nowhere.
Ocasio-Cortez, the self-described Democratic Socialist who bought into Congress after defeating distinguished Democrat Joe Crowley in her district in November, has come to represent the social gathering’s leftward motion.
Ocasio-Cortez retained the expertise company Inventive Artists Company (CAA) and held conferences earlier this yr about probably writing a book, the Day by day Beast reported.
The book deal ultimately didn’t materialize, with causes remaining unknown, the report stated. It’s additionally unclear if the book deal will probably be resurrected at a later date or whether or not she continues working with the top Hollywood expertise company that reportedly represents the likes of George Clooney, Emma Watson, and Brad Pitt.
The congresswoman’s workplace neither confirmed nor denied the talks she had in regards to the book deal, in accordance with the outlet. Her workplace didn’t instantly reply to an e mail from Fox Information.
Book offers signed by incoming members of Congress aren’t new, though few current members ink such offers attributable to strict rules that prohibit receiving an advance for the book.
Rep. Ilhan Omar, a freshman Democratic lawmaker from Minnesota who’s dealing with a number of controversies, entered a book deal value as much as $250,000, although the precise determine stays unclear, earlier than formally changing into a congresswoman, Forbes reported.
The book by Omar, the primary Somali American to serve in Congress, has the working title, “This Is What America Appears Like,” and will probably be revealed by Dey Road. It can contact upon Omar’s upbringing in Somalia, her years as a refugee in Kenya and her subsequent arrival in the US.
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