Michael Vick offered $1 million to pose for Playgirl and donate the money to PETA?
Talk about strange bedfellows.
According to Life & Style magazine Playgirl has offered the notorious quarterback seven figures to take it all off for ... the animals.
A spokesperson for Playgirl says it made the convicted animal abuser an offer last week but hadn't received a response. "I figured he paid back society for dogfighting, but what about the animals?"
Playgirl continued: "This way he could donate a large sum to PETA and all he'd have to do is pose for the magazine! It's kind of a win-win situation."
Vick admitted in August of 2007 to drowning, electrocuting and hanging under-performing dogs in his dog-fighting stable and was sent to jail for 18 months. He spent an additional 2 months in home confinement and lost millions of dollars in lost wages and lawsuits, including a multimillion-dollar suit from his former team, the Atlanta Falcons, which won the right to about $7 million of his signing bonus. But still, many animal lovers do not agree that the star quarterback has yet paid his debt to society; indeed, many protested his return to the NFL this year when he was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles as a backup.
So our question to you is: if Vick posed for Playgirl in the same (lack of) attire that many do for PETA, and donated the alleged $1-million fee to PETA, would that complete his debt to society?
-- Tony Pierce
Photo: Michael Vick from the upcoming reality show "The Michael Vick Project" on BET. Credit: BET