Playing the Field: Mike Vick’s mistress writing book

Rikard Larma/Metro
A woman claiming to be Mike Vick’s mistress is raising money to write a tell-all book.

It’s billed as a book about secrets — “secrets that will shock the world.”

A woman named Bella Escritor (we can’t confirm if that’s the woman’s name, a pen name or a company name) is writing a tell-all book about her relationship with Eagles quarterback Mike Vick.

Bella claims the book is already written in its entirety and all the content is owned by the writer, meaning there are no legal obstacles to overcome. She has created a Kickstarter account to raise funds in an attempt to publish the book, which details a 10-year affair. It includes love letters, photographs and text messages.

“The secrets are personal and revealing them to the public will be a major step that will include a moral compass for the writer,” writes Bella on Kickstarter.

The project has five backers to date — $160 toward a $22,000 goal — with 30 days remaining. Bidding ends on July 20 at 5:30 p.m.

 


OK, now that we have presented this information to the general public, we need to make a public service announcement.

We have long been supporters of what happens in an athlete’s bedroom stays in his bedroom in this space.

Yes, we will present ridiculous photos of Rob Gronkowski partying with co-eds on Spring Break. Yes, we will poke fun at JR Smith’s devotion to Tahiry Booty. At the end of the day, it ends there. We are not here to judge — negatively or positively — an athlete’s personal life. We’ll present it, you form an opinion.

And we mean that. Hence, we are not touching the Aaron Hernandez story in this space.

 



News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
National

Mutant worms stay sober, even on alcohol

U.S. researchers have developed "mutant worms" that do not get drunk by alcohol, a breakthrough that could lead to new treatment for people trying to quit drinking

Local

K-9 nose helps capture $150K in cocaine at…

A furry, four-legged security agent helped authorities stop an illegal cocaine shipment from sneaking past JFK customs.

National

Minnesota man asked to leave Southwest flight after…

A man and his two sons were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight after the man sent a tweet complaining about being treated rudely by a gate agent.

National

Man sues hospital after surprise penis amputation

An Alabama man who went in to a hospital last month for a circumcision awoke after surgery to find his penis had been amputated, his lawyer said on Thursday.

Movies

Review: Brett Ratner's big 'Hercules' movie is small…

The latest "Hercules," starring Dwayne Johnson as the half-god beefcake of Greek myth, strips its hero and tale of most of its fantastical elements.

Arts

Scientists recreate world's smallest Monet copy

Scientists have reproduced a famous Impressionist painting using nano-printing, to create what has been described as the world's smallest work of art. Reworked at the…

Television

Jerry Seinfeld is ambidextrous, and other Reddit AMA…

See some of the weirder highlights of Jerry Seinfeld's recent Reddit AMA.

Going Out

Grab a pedestrian and start dancing at What…

As a New Yorker, I’ve mastered the art of focusing my gaze straight ahead. Though it occasionally piques my interest, the absurdities that play out…

U.S. Soccer

Orlando City takes shot at NYCFC over Frank…

Orlando City reminded the world how big a signing Brazilian star Kaka earlier this month with a photo of Kaka mobbed by fans juxtaposed against Lampard.

NBA

Jeremy Lin says 'Linsanity' is over as he…

Jeremy Lin lit up the NBA two years ago with his play for the Knicks but he has no desire to recreate "Linsanity" in his new career with the Lakers.

NFL

2014 NFL Fantasy Football Top 100 overall player…

2014 NFL Fantasy Football Top 100 overall player rankings

U.S. Soccer

NYCFC announce signing of Frank Lampard

The tease of a big signing Thursday by new MLS side NYCFC ended up being one rumored for weeks. England midfielder Frank Lampard agreed to…

Tech

Forget Wi-Fi: Li-Fi could be the future

Li-Fi technology – developed by Mexican company Sisoft – is wireless internet connectivity using specialized LED light.

Tech

Weather app Climendo might be the most accurate…

The wait for a truly accurate weather forecast could finally be over thanks to a nifty new app called Climendo.

Tech

Napkin Table puts focus off the phone and…

Michael Jan, a design student at Tunghai University in Taiwan, has invented a serviette-picnic blanket hybrid called the Napkin Table.

Style

Essie's new Color Boutique

Essie launches high-tech kiosks at major airports and malls across the country.