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Kaavya Viswanathan Is a Literary Fraud, Says Nicole Richie Apr 28, 2006 - 11:10
MALIBU - Author Nicole Richie has lashed out at Kaavya Viswanathan, calling the Harvard sophomore a literary fraud for plagiarizing large parts of Megan McCafferty's Sloppy Firsts and Second Helpings. In a sharply worded statement released through her literary agent, Ms. Richie said, "What Ms. Viswanathan did is worse than showing up at a club wearing a dress that you went out and bought because you had seen someone else in the same dress at the same club the night before. There's no excuse for it."
Ms. Ritchie, author of The Truth About Diamonds, said she hadn't read Ms. Viswanathan's book How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life; nor had she read Ms. McCafferty's books. In fact, said Ms. Ritchie, she hadn't read much of anything before writing The Truth About Diamonds because she "always thought people who wrote books were supersmart, so I figured you had to be supersmart to read books, too; but now that I've written one, I know better."
Ms. Richie's book is a roman a clef about a popular Hollywood socialite named Chloe Parker, the adopted daughter of a glamorous woman and her washed-up-music-star husband, whose career died of embarrassment after his wife found him with another woman and kicked his butt six ways to Sunday.
Chloe Parker does copious quantities of drugs, runs with a posse of wealthy brats, frequents all the hottest nightclubs, goes into rehab, and loses an alarming amount of weight. She also stars in a reality series with a vapid friend who has raging herpes. The friend ultimately turns on Chloe and starts pestering her with crank phone calls.
When she was asked if this plot was autobiographical, Ms. Richie replied, "Of course. Who else's autobiography was I going to write? I wrote my own autobiography, and that's what Ms. Whatchamacallit should have done."
Ms. Ritchie said she had considered pulling The Truth About Diamonds from bookstores to protest their carrying Ms. Viswanathan's book. That wasn't necessary, however, as Little, Brown and Company announced it was recalling all copies of How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life and selling them to a drywall manufacturing company.
In related news, someone going by the initials "KV" is offering "personally autographed" copies of How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life on eBay for $2,500.
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