Who is Andrew Manning? Is he really the “go to” agent for celebrities whose careers are threatened by scandal, or is he (as his many detractors claim) a fantasist and attention-seeker?
I Really, Really Want is Andrew’s story. Truth or fiction? Decide for yourself.
Celebrities can behave very, very badly. Meet the man who picks up the pieces. And buries the bodies. Andrew Manning has spent 20 years masterfully reviving celebrity careers that have been destroyed by scandal, but now some particularly difficult and demanding characters are about strain even his abilities to the limit:
Shelley, model and fashion icon, who’s determined not just to blackmail her husband but also to utterly destroy him.
Joey, an insecure reality TV star, his career is in tatters after launching an expletive-laden attack against the Queen of England. But he’s determined to hang on to his celebrity even if it means slowly poisoning himself to death.
The Producer, a king in the world of entertainment and serial abuser of hopeful, young wannabes.
Charlie, morbidly obese, murderous mafiosi adviser to . . .
Janey, international rock goddess, a celebrity with disturbing eating habits that an ambitious young paparazzo is threatening to reveal to the public.
And then there’s Johnny, Andrew’s partner, a psychopath with a heart of gold who’s on a mission to murder as many celebrities as possible.
Will Andrew be able to reconcile the demands of so many different and desperate characters, or will he just end up dead?