Letters to the Editor: Dodgers lost? Fake news. Just declare them the winners. — Mark S. Friedman (@markfriedmanjr) September 14, 2019
For nearly two decades, Dodgers fans have been waiting for an appearance from the legendary actor and producer Danny DeVito. His next film, Baskin & Howe’s “Fatal Attraction,” is scheduled to be shown at theaters across the country this October.
Despite his role as the voice of a cartoon, he seemed to have come out in favor of the Dodgers. So, after the World Series, I looked him up on his Facebook page and asked for his thoughts.
Instead of answering, he gave me a “like.” That was my first encounter with the fake news of Danny DeVanitd-O-Crap.
In this, it’s a bit like when Donald Trump told us all he loves the NFL. But in this case, they’re trying to pass off fake news as news.
Danny DeVito was asked for his thoughts. Instead of answering, he gave me a “like.” That was my first encounter with the fake news of Danny DeVanitd-O-Crap.
He was asked to write his thoughts about the Dodgers in honor of the occasion of the most epic collapse in World Series history. To this day, he has never even tweeted a response.
I have never met Danny DeVito, nor has he ever met me. But the Dodgers are his team, and I’ve been writing about them for 20 years. So it felt like it was only fair that he respond.
“I’m not going to comment on this,” he wrote. “This is something for the fans and the press to speculate on.”
Yes, in the case you’re not into speculation, I recommend you stop reading now. Otherwise, just be aware that Danny DeVito doesn’t know anything other than being a fan.
And in this case, that is his true nature, which is why I’ve never seen him speak on behalf of the Dodgers. He’