Fox News' Stacey Dash Writing Book About Her Conservative Beliefs
The 'Clueless' star's 'There Goes My Social Life' will publish this summer.
Fox News contributor and Clueless actress Stacey Dash has signed to publish There Goes My Social Life, Regnery Publishing announced.
The book, scheduled for publication this summer, will discuss how Dash became a conservative, her upbringing in the South Bronx and her Hollywood career. In a statement, Dash credited these things for her "strong opinions about the value of a good education, the importance of family, the inanity of political correctness, and the power of personal responsibility."
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Dash has a reputation as one of Hollywood's most outspoken female conservatives. In 2012, she announced her disappointment in the Obama White House and endorsed Mitt Romney for president on Twitter, receiving enormous backlash from the movie and music industries.
More recently, Dash has made news for criticizing Patricia Arquette's Oscar speech championing equal pay for women. "First of all, Patricia Arquette needs to do her history," Dash said on an appearance on Fox News. "In 1963, Kennedy passed the equal-pay law. It's still in effect. I didn't get the memo that I didn't have any rights."
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She criticized the controversy over the lack of diversity in this year's Academy Awards nominees and the snubbing of Selma in the acting and directing categories. "I do know that if it were something conservative and there were not any black people in the audience or on the stage getting awards, there would be a lot of problems. [It's a] double standard. They're hypocrites."
Regnery Publishing has had success publishing conservative females, including Phyllis Schlafly, Ann Coulter and Michelle Malkin. Dash is the first actress to secure a book deal with the company.
Dash is represented by her literary agent Chris Park of Foundry + Media. Her manager is Patrick Millsaps of HBS.