How did Simmons get rich?

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  1. Axel990

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    Was it ever explained in the film or in a prequel comic? I don't recall seeing anything explaining where Simmons sudden wealth came from.

    In ROTF, we saw him working with his mother in the family deli. But now in DOTM, he is living the life of luxury in a mansion with his personal bodyguard Dutch, as well as a maid and other workers. He has self portraits of himself painted featuring him in Egypt.

    Was his wealth simply a result of the book he wrote? To be honest, I feel like the book had nothing to do with his wealth at all, because it seemed Simmons's lifestyle was far to extravagant to be caused by 1 book being on the best-seller list.
     
  2. exclusacon

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    Book deal...
     
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    Wrecker217 THERE'S A KNIFE IN MY EYE

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    he invested in apple and cashed his stocks.
     
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    Maybe he purchased those teeth that the guy that worked with him in the Deli needed and sold them to someone else for a Rip-Off Price. :lol 
    THEN he must have made the book.
     
  5. Matrixbeast

    Matrixbeast Here comes a thought

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    I thought during the interview it said his book was a best seller...
     
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    His Books were a best seller and that made him rich, it was confirmed by TheLastPrime (who is not working on the movie, but shared with us alot of reiable info of DOTM, like Optimus trailer would carry Optimus weapons and other stuff) during filming of the movie that Simmons will be rich in the Movie because of writting books of his experiences with the autobots

    Simmons only appearance on DOTM Tie in Prequels was on covergence, but that one takes place Years Before the first movie happened
     
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    Yes it did, a book about "aliens" he shilled it in the spot with Bill O'Riley on camera in the movie.
     
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    1. Get fired from S7
    2. Write book
    3. Aliens
    4. ????
    5. Profit
     
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    Two words....."damage control". :thumbs2: 
     
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    "He is the Author if the best selling book: "Code Name - HERO""

    ...how did u miss that?
     
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    His deli is THAT good.
     
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    I think it's generous pay from the government for his silence... :D 
     
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    He wrote the best selling book, "CODE NAME: HERO" which honestly, I would buy. :D 
     
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    One man, alone, betrayed by the country he loves...
     
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    Simmons is awesome, I'd totally read the sh*t out of his book.
     
  18. TylerMirage

    TylerMirage I vawnt my berdt.

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    THIS.

    And this too. *swoon*
     
  19. Spin-Out

    Spin-Out Are you afraid of the dark?

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    Govnerment paid him to be quiet...and then he went out and published that book of his.

    Simmons knows: fear=people willing to spend $30 for a hardcover book that promises answers to their problems.
     

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