The destiny of Olivia Newton-John‘s ex-boyfriend, American cameraman Patrick McDermott, has remained shrouded in thriller since his disappearance whereas on a fishing journey in 2005. Although no-one truly noticed him fall overboard, he was declared useless in 2008 – and rumours have been circulating since not less than final 12 months suggesting that the 60-year-old is the truth is alive and nicely, and residing in Mexico having faked his personal loss of life to keep away from mounting debt.
Now, gossip rag New Idea says they’ve obtained proof that he’s nonetheless alive: a single, grainy picture of a person who does look quite a bit like McDermott. Check it out on their cowl right here:
The journal is saying that investigators discovered the in a Mexican campsite final month, exhibiting McDermott reclining subsequent to a “thriller girl” (isn’t it at all times a thriller girl).
Private investigator Charlie Parker advised New Idea, “The widow’s peak is actual. The eyes are very comparable and the ears lengthen down on the top the identical distance. I consider it’s him.” He known as the resemblance a “90 per cent match“.
Reports that McDermott continues to be alive and swanning about Mexico have surfaced recurrently since his disappearance, largely fuelled by the truth that he owed $12,000 (£7,000) in unpaid youngster help when he vanished, and the suspicious circumstances surrounding the fishing journey that he by no means returned from.
Olivia Newton-John addressed the disappearance in an interview with 60 Minutes earlier this 12 months, saying of the entire scenario:
It was very laborious, he was misplaced at sea and no person actually is aware of what occurred.
It’s human to surprise [about what happened to him]. Those are the issues in life you must settle for and let go as a result of everytime you undergo troublesome instances there are at all times these considerations however… I stay on.
Does McDermott as nicely? New Idea appears to badume so. Regardless, can we’ve this film made instantly, please? I’m utterly hooked.