Judith Regan Stopped in the Nick of Time?

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The multitalented Aleksey Vayner. Photo: IvyGate.com

So who was embattled, mezuzah-violating, rat-metaphorizing book publisher Judith Regan about to sign just before she was fired? According to Mediabistro's GalleyCat, none other than the most famous power-lifter, tennis champion, tango lover, spy, and Yalie ever to apply for an i-banking job and hit YouTube: Aleksey Vayner.

You know who he is, right? If not, go read up. And then tally another reason why Rupert made the right call.

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