Heigl tried to make the movie-star thing happen for years, then she finally deigned to come back to TV, only to see her big comeback role (on a budget -esque network show) canceled quickly. She was rude, unpleasant and unprofessional, and even the trade papers were writing pieces about how awful she is to work with, and how her momager makes her even worse.
So now Heigl is hawking Cat’s Pride Fresh & Light Ultimate Care kitty litter.
To be absolutely fair to Heigl, she can and does say that she’s doing these commercials because Cat’s Pride is donating a portion of the profits to her animal charity, The Jason Debus Heigl Foundation.
– at the end of the day, she alienated so many people in the industry and general public, it feels like we’ve earned our schadenfreude. When Shonda Rhimes calls you an a—hole, chances are pretty good that you are, in fact, an a—hole.
And whilst it's long been believed that putting the drenched device in a bowl of rice will miraculously bring it back to life, experts have discovered what they claim to be a much more effective method.
As of January 1, 2017, Professor Michel Laroche of the Marketing department at the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University will be the Editor in Chief of the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences.