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And of course, this being an official account of Rooney's stint with United, not a word is said about his off- field peccadilloes like his one- night stand with Jenny Thompson, the escort who's now said to be pregnant with the child of one of the many star footballers she slept with.
Michael Clayton (Cert 15) Michael Clayton (George Clooney) is a revered 'fixer' for high-profile lawfirmKenner, Bach & Ledeen, hired to discreetly clear up clients' faux pas and ensure embarrassing sexual peccadilloes never see the light of a courtroom.
It blows one's mind to consider that we're approaching three million people incarcerated, mostly poor people of color, often for victimless crimes like possession of marijuana or crack (which carries draconian sentences as opposed to those meted out to the rich for their "poison," powder cocaine), or for petty thefts (three strikes and you're out), or in perpetuity for what some might consider sexual peccadilloes.
Michael Clayton (Clooney) is a revered 'fixer' for high-profile law firm Kenner, Bach & Ledeen, hired to discreetly clear up clients' faux pas and ensure embarrassing sexual peccadilloes never see the light of a courtroom.
Clayton is a revered 'fixer' for high profile law firm Kenner, BachS Ledeen, hired to discreetly clear up clients' faux pas and ensure embarrassing sexual peccadilloes never see the light of a courtroom.
Dirty Sexy Money" goggles at the Darling family -- an unholy mash-up of the Kennedys and the Hiltons -- in much the same manner that we drop our jaws at real-life celebutards, wallowing luxuriantly and bemusedly in their self-destructive peccadilloes.
Add to that some occasional pokes at the inevitable peccadilloes of the profession, and you have the makings of a pleasant-spirited and interesting book.
The list of scandals has grown in a period in which attorney-general Menachem Mazuz, has adopted a tougher line on ministerial peccadilloes that were previously an accepted part of the political system.
Beside Prince Charles, whatever his personal and anachronistic peccadilloes, they are intellectual lightweights.
And when they get caught, they blame anything - from baldness to badgers - for their peccadilloes.
With blunt sincerity, Nordstrom describes a ritualized life of privileged-class peccadilloes.
In fact, I could find no mention of it because they didn't show any great desire to manifest this side of their peccadilloes, if such existed.