No, really. Via AoSHQ Headlines:
Michael Vick in Talks to Become PETA Spokesman
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Michael Vick is in talks to become the new spokesman for PETA.
Yes, you read that correctly. The disgraced one-time NFL superstar serving prison time for funding an illegal dog-fighting ring is primed to do public-service ads for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals upon his release later this month. According to three people with knowledge of the matter, the proposed endorsement is part of a comprehensive PR scheme aimed at rehabilitating the quarterback’s image and gaining him readmission to the league that banned him from playing.
That’s almost a “I got nothing, sorry” – but not quite. It’s because of this:
Before doing a deal, however, PETA wants Mr. Vick to undergo a psychological evaluation for antisocial personality disorder.
Ach, well. Broken clock, twice a day, and all that.