Posts Tagged ‘Fogle’

It didn’t take long for the internet to learn that Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who was against issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, had been married four times herself.

This kind of doxing is usually reserved for “real” celebrities (or someone who says something you don’t like on social media.)

I’m coining the term “Fogled” right now. It means when you become relatively famous for some minor thing, and then the world finds out all your secrets.Fogle

Honestly, no one would care if someone was a hypocrite who was married 4 times and had children from adultery…except that they are tied into the newsworthy rights for gay marriage. And Jared Fogle would have been just some guy having sex with children. You wouldn’t have known anything about this case…except that he was in commercials for Subway (Like when the “Dude, you’re getting a Dell” kid was busted for pot). In fact, the only reason his crimes were discovered was because a Subway franchise owner came to the police about texts he sent her. If he had never become a spokesman, he would still be free to commit more crimes.

It’s similar to the schadenfreude you feel when something karmic happens to Kanye West or Miley Cyrus. (Schadenfreude is when you derive pleasure from another’s misfortune. It is not to be confused with schaden-Freud, in which you derive pleasure from someone else’s awkward relationship with their parents.)

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