To Top

It’s only January, but 2018’s most controversial book is already on shelves, and Endeavor Content is betting there are more people ready to roll around in the dirt. They’ve optioned the book for an as-yet unnamed TV series. They’re probably right about people’s interest in the series, but that doesn’t make this potential new show a good idea.

Written by Michael Wolff, Fire and Fury is the story of the Trump campaign and the early days of the Presidency. Wolff collected the accounts of several senior White House advisors in an attempt to form a sketch of Trump’s inner circle. For the record, Wolff has publicly stated that several of the accounts conflict with public fact, while others are “baldly untrue.”

That doesn’t mean it’s not good, muck-raking drama, though. Fire and Fury is stuffed with fun anti-Trump stories, some of which may even be partially true. Maybe.

During the campaign days, no one (not even Trump) believed the real estate magnate would beat Hillary Clinton. When Trump won the presidency, Melania was a wreck. The current President has a crippling fear of being poisoned. Fire and Fury even contains the secret recipe for Trump’s iconic coif:

“An absolutely clean pate – a contained island after scalp reduction surgery – surrounded by a furry circle of hair around the sides and front, from which all ends are drawn up to meet in the center then swept back and secured by a stiffening spray. The color, she would point out to comical effect, was from a product called Just for Men – the longer it was left on, the darker it got. Impatience resulted in Trump’s orange-blond hair color.”

The TV series undoubtedly has the potential for great comedic and dramatic heights. It might also be the most irresponsible television show currently in the making because it peddles half-truths under the guise of legitimately damning information. The result will be a program that makes anti-Trumpers look just as shady and deceptive as the administration they oppose.

Fire and Fury: The Show might be good, it might even be great, but it’s also not doing either side any favors.

More in News

  • Sophie Turner Quitting Acting

    The Game of Thrones actress has been done filming Season 8 since last summer, and apparently she’s been on a hiatus...

    Katie RosbottomApril 17, 2019
  • Hoda Kotb Adopts Her Second Child

    Following Tuesday morning’s episode of Today, the co-anchor announced via phone that she has adopted a second child, a daughter named...

    Katie RosbottomApril 16, 2019
  • Wendy Williams Files for Divorce

    Yesterday, it was confirmed that the daytime talk show host has officially filed for divorce from her husband of over two...

    Katie RosbottomApril 12, 2019
  • Nipsey Hussle Memorial Service Draws Thousands

    The late rapper’s ‘Celebration of Life’ is taking place at the Staples Center today, and TMZ is live streaming what’s expected...

    Katie RosbottomApril 11, 2019
  • Charles Van Doren Dead at 93

    Charles Van Doren, one of the most infamous TV game show contestants of all time, has passed away.   According to...

    Katie RosbottomApril 10, 2019
  • Kim Kardashian Taking Bar Exam in 2022

    The reality star has plans to follow in her father Robert Kardashian’s footsteps by becoming an attorney, and she’s aiming to...

    Katie RosbottomApril 10, 2019