Jesus Christ has become the latest celebrity to be accused of using ghost writers to produce his first blockbuster novel, ‘The Bible’. The revelations will rock the man regarded by many as The Good Lord, coming so soon after damaging accusations that his book was a cynical attempt to exploit the Christmas market.
The success of The Bible took many by surprise. Its unique marketing model – in which churches, hotels and door to door salesmen were drafted in to complement the normal sales channels – ensured it was a massive hit.
But some believe the Messiah has handled his business empire badly. ‘OK, Jesus made a lot of money out of The Bible, no question,’ said a disciple close to the Lamb of God. ‘But he did nothing to protect the movie rights. So now we see this odd situation where Mel Gibson gets to exploit the King of the Jews.’