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Redstone, Grey Buddy Up After Geffen Vitriol

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All the chatter about Paramount Pictures CEO Brad Grey getting fired - which was all anyone in Hollywood could talk about during the former talent agent's initial 18 months on the job - has vanished.

That's because the vitriol DreamWorks co-founder David Geffen has spewed at Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone has had the inadvertent effect of bringing Redstone and Grey closer together, according to conversations with more than a half-dozen people close to all three men.

These people said if Geffen thought he made a poor choice in selling to Viacom - as the mogul infamously stated in a recent, claws-bearing interview in Vanity Fair - directing his hostility at Redstone was an even worse move.

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