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Secret Service Gets Favorable Shout-out in ‘Gone Girl’

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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The White House Secret Service may be getting crapped on by the press these days, but it doesn’t mean the Zeitgeist is taking notice just yet.

In the new movie, Gone Girl, actor Ben Affleck plays the husband to actress Rosamund Pike, a woman intent on shredding his life after she catches him cheating on her with one of his students. But it’s so much more than that. During the course of his arrest for her murder, his lawyer, Tyler Perry, repeatedly mentions the ex-Secret Service guys he hired to find his supposedly missing wife.

“I have two ex-secret service guys,” he told Affleck’s character. “We’ll put them on it.”

Perry, who plays a character named “Tanner Bolt,” mentions them twice, but they never surface as the ones who actually solve anything by the end of the movie.

Still, they were mentioned respectfully and admirably.