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RIP David Hans Schmidt a/k/a The King of Sleaze

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by lono, Sep 29, 2007.

  1. lono

    lono Active Member

    One of the most reprehensible human beings I've ever met dies by his own hand:


    There will be no eloquent eulogy to follow.
  2. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    By his own hand?
    Or was it the Wrath of Xenu?
  3. lono

    lono Active Member

    I was not kidding about King of Sleaze, either.

    NSFW, but very funny nonetheless. You can't make this kind of stuff up.




  4. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Heaven needed a pervert.
  5. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Holy shit. It's my day off so I didn't know about this until now.

    I've had to cover this guy way too often. He was a real turd (although he was pretty gleeful about it, which was almost enough to give him a certain charm... but not quite).

    We always had an easy time getting an interview with him because he had a crush on one of our anchors.

    The last time I saw him was on election night; I had to cover the state GOP election night HQ/party, and he spent most of the night drinking and staring at a Telemundo reporter like he was watching a stripper on a pole.

    Really screwed-up guy. I know at one point he was in a very ugly custody dispute.

    RIP. Dude had a truckload of personal demons.
  6. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Cruise's people had it done. Inject a needle full o' air into the body and the heart goes kablammo!
  7. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member


  8. markvid

    markvid Guest

    So, in other words, much rejoicing is to be had in Hollywood.
  9. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    There is NO WAY this guy died without some, ahem, assistance. None.
  10. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Actually, BYH, having had some contact with this guy, as soon as I heard he was dead I knew it had to be suicide. He was bi-polar and his personal life was a wreck. He had just told someone I know that when his sentencing came up for the Tom Cruise thing he'd either be dead or in Mexico.

    On a semi-related note, you know you're a freakin' mess when you're too sleazy for Larry Flynt to deal with.
  11. lono

    lono Active Member

    He once took out a full-page ad in the Sunday Arizona Republic that showed him shirtless and wearing a pair of ripped jeans.

    The headline, IIRC, was something like, "Hire a PR Professional Who Has A Pair."

    The "pair" being his objectives - to make his clients rich and famous.

    It included some drivel about calling him on his cell phone because he was always in his Porsche.

    It was unreal.

    And his whole shtick was freakishly like two brothers who post here ...

    Seriously. Who does this remind you of?

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