I think I should start charging a fee.
Two weeks after I publicly endorsed Eric Winter to play Van Pelt’s new love interest on The Mentalist, the CBS drama has cast the Brothers & Sisters hottie in that very role.
Winter’s character, Craig O’Laughlin, is described as a football player-turned-FBI guy who strikes up a flirtation with Amanda Righetti’s Rigsby-crushing agent.
Thoughts on this casting? Thumbs up? Thumbs down? Thumbs sideways? And do you think I deserve a commission—and, if so, what percentage? (As a frame of reference, I collected a cool .00001 percent for Terrence Howard’s LOLA deal.) Sound off below!