Source Pravda.Ru

Clinton follows in Zhirinovski's and Gorbachev’s footsteps

In the past, actors became presidents. Now, presidents, having served their terms, tend to turn into actors.

“Clinton conquers Hollywood,” Western newspapers reported today. Bill Clinton has already signed his first actor’s contract. Soon, he will perform before television watchers in a detective serial “The investigation into the crime scene,” playing a lawyer (he is forbidden to play the part in real life). The former US president got his first role as soon as a week after he expressed his wish to perform as an actor. Mr. Clinton’s press secretary says that Bill “hopes he can become a genuine actor, and we are very proud to see him performing in this serial.”

If Mr. Clinton’s first role proves a success, he is sure to have a whole list of offers waiting for him. Mr. Clinton has charisma, which is an indispensable condition for successful show business, experts say. In their view, he would be able to star in a romantic comedy. “Bill and Monica, for example?

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