"He wants to write about fashion and cover events"

Even before Michael Alig, 48, was released from prison on May 5, after serving 17 years for first-degree manslaughter, speculation had turned to what the most notorious club kid of the 1990s would do for his next act. Based on interviews with friends, Alig, who, with Robert "Freeze" Riggs, pleaded guilty in 1997 to killing his friend and drug dealer Andre "Angel" Melendez, in Alig's Manhattan apartment, is seeking attention of a more respectable stripe. He is circulating a memoir to agents and pursuing writing assignments.

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