- Burned March 6
We're going to need a cold compress over here. John LeFevre, the man who was recently unmasked as the creator of notorious Twitter parody account @GSElevator, lost his book deal today. Publishing house Simon & Schuster said that in "light of information that has recently come to our attention" (a reference to several media outlets questioning LeFevre's credibility), it's going to halt publication of Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance and Excess in the World.
Goldman Sachs, which was never a fan of the parody Twitter account, since it painted its employees in less than desirable light, burned Lefevre:
Guess elevators go up and down, http://t.co/xkDPZgaCI8— Goldman Sachs (@GoldmanSachs) March 6,
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