If anyone knows nude photos scandals and sex tape shananigans, it’s Joe Francis. Yeah, he may a douchbag, but I give the guy credit for knowing a little somethin’ somethin’ about business. And this whole Blake Lively nude photo drama, Francis claims, was all started by Blake herself.
Find out what he says about her below!
Francis told Hollywoodlife.com, “I would say 90 percent it’s an orchestrated attempt or act on her part [to raise her profile. I’m not sure, but my inclination is that it’s coming from her. She knows what she’s doing or someone in her camp does.”
So why would Blake do something like this? He adds, “I think it’s a smart move. This will make her desirable. It’s working because it’s getting wide coverage. This may be what she needed to get her name out there. Look, mainstream U.S.A, other than the five people that watch ‘Gossip Girl’ have never heard of Blake Lively. This will catapult her into some of the top searches on some of the Internet sites which will then trigger a dramatic jump of interest in her, and therefore catapult her career.”
I mean look at Kimmy K, Paris and Pam Anderson. He adds, “Here’s the thing I’ve told all these girls about sex tapes and things like this: What people don’t understand is that you may go through a storm, but that storm is relatively short. And especially in the context of entire career or an entire life, you’re talking about a three-month or six-month controversy. People forget. People forget quickly.”
And at least those photos are effing hot. “I think she looks fantastic. She’ll be fine. Once you become a sex symbol and a symbol of sexuality, people start Googling you — and by the way, 95 percent of all searches done on the Internet are sex-related. Then they start tracking you, looking at you and then women become interested in you as person, because men are, and that catapults you into celebrity.”
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