Supermodel Maggie Rizer’s stepfather embezzled $7 million from her; but this is what she said about him: I think John is a good person who made way too many bad decisions, took his life down the wrong path” she wrote to the court. He’s honestly not a bad guy. He’s just really messed up. I’d like to see him given an opportunity to now make the most of an awful situation. On the other hand, she hired celebrity lawyer Ed Hayes (the basis for the Irish clotheshorse Tommy Killian in Tom Wolfe’s bonfire of the vanities, which is dedicated to Hayes. And Hayes is filing lawsuits against bars where he drank and played the lottery game, as well as several banks.