Report: Barack Obama Could Get A $20 Million Advance For His Memoir
A new report claims that Barack Obama could get up to $20 million in advance for his memoir.
“There is no doubt” that the former president’s memoir “will go for more than any president’s has ever gone” before, publishing industry experts told the Hollywood Reporter Thursday.
“There is broader fascination with Obama, from conservatives who really hate him as well as liberals who deeply admire what he did,” Princeton University presidential historian Julian Zelizer said. (RELATED: Crowd Chants ‘Four More Years’ As Obama Takes The Stage For Farewell Address)
In December, Obama told David Axelrod that writing a book was one of his first priorities once he left office. (RELATED: Barack Obama Needs Time To Think About Himself Once He’s Out Of Office)