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T. Boone Pickens’ Son Proves That His Father’s Name Will Be Used in All Headlines Written About His Children’s (Alleged) Misdeeds

This is why, when I make my first billion and become famous, I will buy an island and force my children to live there. That way, they can do whatever they wish, and no matter how sordid or silly or salacious, their doings will not drag my good name (cough, cough) into the headlines. Witness Thomas B. Pickens III, who is being sued for “breach of fiduciary duties, self-dealing, misappropriation of corporate assets, and usurpation of corporate opportunities.” The Courthouse News headline: “Former CFO Sues T. Boone Pickens’ Son.”