Using You (Warning: Hollywood Gossip)

Katherine Heigl, the former star of TV’s medical soap opera Grey’s Anatomy (and star of several not-too-good-at-the-box-office pictures recently), is running a campaign to raise $150,000 on Indiegogo for her newest film.

When confronted by the TMZ paparazzi recently, she seemed to admit that she’s not using any of the millions that she’s made to contribute to her own project.

When the crowdfunding film audience got angry at Rob Thomas (producer of Veronica Mars) or Zach Braff (Wish I Was Here), they at least attempted to defend the use of the crowd’s money (even though VM was clearly a studio (Warner Bros) picture).

Ms. Heigl doesn’t even try: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAnJYlXZj2s&feature=youtube_gdata&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+youtube/XFyY+(Uploads+by+TMZ)

Sorry.

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About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-a-koeppel/0/63/5a9
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