Who is Christopher LaVoie? Man behind ‘4 Days’ reality shows has history of run-ins with police, dubious business ventures, and public-service ambitions
Christopher LaVoie has built a career in TV and the movies, appearing in some of the highest-rated shows in TV history including “24,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Big Brother,” and “Survivor.” He’s also a former writer for the National Enquirer, has done radio, and is the founder of the Christopher LaVoie Agency LLC, which represents celebrities such as Demi Moore, Will Smith, and Johnny Depp.
But back in 2005, LaVoie spent more than four months behind bars — accused of lying to the FBI about a sexual relationship with former President Bill Clinton — as a result of a business partnership deal he had with a political operative in Arkansas. He still hasn’t gotten over lost royalties that he says were sent back to him by the Clinton family in the deal.
And though LaVoie is a man with many business interests, he’s also a man who has had his share of run-ins with the law.
Early in his career, he worked in the movie and TV industry as a writer and producer, starring in such films and shows as “The Exorcist,” “My So-Called Life,” and “An Officer and a Gentleman.” He was the co-producer on the NBC series “I Remember Wall Street,” which he wrote.
But in 2006, he was arrested on suspicion of fraud after running afoul of federal wiretapping laws in Arkansas. He was charged with “fraudulently intercepting communications of two Arkansas residents,” according to court documents.
The FBI alleged that the deal LaVoie had secretly signed with a former Arkansas state senator to develop a tourism business in the state was a sham. He was accused of agreeing to pay the senator the use of a state-owned airport, with the promise of eventually developing and owning the land.
Then, in March of that year, LaVoie was arrested in the driveway of his Hollywood, Florida, home, after the FBI claimed he “tapped into” the home’s