“He didn’t attack me every day but would hit me for really silly things like eating an extra slice of cake.
She had been aware of Da Brat and Allen encounters for years.Rappers canoodling with rappers, actors, models, and other celebs, has always provided decent fodder when the music wasn’t at the forefront.Of course the break-ups prove to be just as interesting as the make-ups sometimes.La Minnelli, meanwhile, must be having mixed feelings: after a union that lasted a mere 16 months in the early 2000s it emerged during their bitter divorce battle that there were allegations she had an unmentionable disease and there has always been the suspicion that David was behind the rumours. No one has ever been able to fathom what went on in that marriage, not least because it had widely been assumed that Gest was gay.David denied it: “I have never been a friend of Dorothy,” he said in reference to Liza’s mother Judy Garland (who played Dorothy in The Wizard Of Oz), one of the all-time gay icons. David Alan Gest was born on May 11, 1953, in Los Angeles and grew up in the San Fernando valley in Southern California, where he became friends with his next-door neighbour Michael Jackson and his brothers, a friendship that endured until the end of Jackson’s life. Like Jacko he had a pretty miserable childhood, enduring frequent beatings with a belt by his father Jesse, a financier: “Dad and I never developed a bond because of all the beatings,” he said in an interview a few years ago.
Next of kin are in the process of being informed.” Police have said there appear to be no suspicious circumstances.