David Gest

(David Alan Gest)

David Gest
David Gest
  • Born: May 11, 1953
  • Died: April 12, 2016
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Producer, Television Personality, Entertainer

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David Alan Gest was an American producer and television personality. Gest produced the television special Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration: The Solo Years in 2001, which was the last reunion of Michael Jackson and the Jacksons in 17 years. Gest appeared on the 2006 series of the British reality television show I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! Gest appeared in Celebrity Big Brother in the UK in 2016 but due to illness had to leave after 13 days. He frequently made tabloid headlines during his marriage with Liza Minnelli.

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And Michael likes to read a lot. People don't realize that about him but he reads a number of books per week and he's fascinated just about every subject.
And she could never give me an answer. And I realized that, you know, I had a problem on my hands.
Because I would give it all back to have my health. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
But I thought love would more than prevail. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
But she told me she was never going to drink again.
But when alcohol comes in, start running. Because there's a demon there, and it goes back to her childhood.
I can help a lot of other people who've gone through the same thing by building a center that will help men and women who don't have the funds to take care of themselves and get the medical treatment. Women ;Health, Healthcare & Medicine
I did try to leave, and she came running after me.
I didn't really feel I was being hurt, but you could feel it.
I don't have to announce all the women I've slept with. Women
I knew I couldn't solve it. Because I couldn't figure out what made her drink when things were going well.
I know he was definitely beaten by her. I saw it many times. But we had a different way of dealing with her. He'd let her have more and more booze until she passed out.
I never had migraines. Never had migraines.
I was already set for life when I met her. Life
I was naive enough to think that I could make the difference.
If I wanted to be famous, I could have been famous before. Fame
If you're a man, you don't have to worry about your manliness.
I'm into women. I've always loved women. Women
I'm really excited that I'm able to work again. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
It looks like I'm this huge shark going in for the kill... I don't know what I was thinking.
It was a real rough year and a half. I was getting 80 shots every four weeks.
Liza, I love you more than any words can say. You have made me a complete person. You are everything to me. And I cannot think of living life without you. And I love you forever. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
No one should have to live like that when they've done only good things for the person.
No, but Liza took went and took away from me, possibly my livelihood.
On stage, don't go near her. She's the best performer in the world.
She bit my bodyguard. She bit him in the stomach.
She got the magazine on a Wednesday morning, and on Thursday announced our marriage was over. Morning ;Families, Children & Parenting
She just kept hitting me in the head with her fists, over, and over and over.
She put her hands around the neck of our production manager, and you know, started to choke him.
She was making great money at personal appearances. Money, Coins & Minting
She'd hit me before but never over and over and over and over into the head.
Yeah, she was hitting me hard. She was drunk and she was hitting me hard.