Two years after he was dropped off the show, he came forward with the stunning revelation that he had been involved in a torrid affair with Paula Abdul.
Clark claimed the fling had lasted for three months, and that she had not only paid him that kind of special attention, but she had given him guidance on how to take home the trophy, too.
They said, “You really should try out.” I auditioned. My whole goal was to get rid of the pom-poms and make us a dance team.
He went so far as to say that the entire episode had left him at "absolute rock bottom", and suicidal.
In 2014, reported that the $120 million lawsuit had been dismissed.
According to them, the parties' lawyers were able to broker a deal before the case went to trial, and the insurance companies were left to hand out the $900,000 settlement.
In addition to that staggering number, 's production company, Scott Sternberg Productions, kicked in an additional $100,000.
Abdul's camp denied the entire thing, and denounced it as nothing more than lies.
Independent counsel agreed, finding there was absolutely nothing to actually support the claims.“Freak-A-Zoid” by Midnight Star and “One Thing Leads to Another” by the Fixx. We got to know each other toward the end of his life. I’d just done a successful Diet Coke campaign with Elton John, and they asked me to do a tribute to dance. Five years ago we had this reunion with all the old Lakers, and I saw Kareem. They saw me at a game, and suddenly, at 22, I was choreographing reunion tours and working with Michael and restructuring the Janet Jackson campaign. I’d go to the imports section at Tower Records and buy whatever got under my skin and choreograph routines to it. He said, “Come here.” I sat on his lap, and he goes, “Remember when they used to think we were married? People saying, ‘You must be proud of your daughter! I fell in love with Thomas Dolby’s “She Blinded Me with Science.” No one had heard it. And the next day Rick Dees on KIIS introduced it with “As heard on the Lakers floor.” I was taking songs and making them number one. I told my record company I wanted to do a video homage to Gene Kelly with the song “Opposites Attract.” We dedicated it to him, and he reached out to me. El oráculo de Delfos había vaticinado que los atenienses sólo lograrían vencer y expulsar a los invasores si Codros perdiera la vida en batalla.