I don't know about you, but I feel compelled to feel sorry for him.
But let's face it. This is what we all come down to.
It's the same with our writing. How do we want to be known?
Maybe writing erotica would net us thousands of dollars; okay, let's be honest, hundreds of thousands, but are willing to be known by that standard? And yes, this is a moral statement and stand, one which I have no problem defending.
When and if you are in the public eye, what will people say?
And if you're waiting for that day, remember this;
You ARE in the public eye every day of your life.