This foreign born really rich guy who had an obsession with a permanent A list singer is doing the equivalent of the mobster who walked the streets of NYC in a bathrobe every day.
The rich guy is trying to escape some very serious charges that were leveled against him, but would prefer to just wear his bathrobe around young models and release a press statement than walk the street each day to make his point.
James Packer steps down as Crown Resorts director for ‘mental health reasons’ after a horror year for the casino mogul
James Packer has resigned as director of Crown Resorts, citing mental health issues.
Crown announced Mr Packer’s resignation on Wednesday with a statement from Executive Chairman John Alexander.
‘We have appreciated James’ contribution to the Board and respect his decision to step down from his role as a director at this time,’ Mr Alexander said.
JAMES PACKER’S LIFE AND TIMES
1967: James Douglas Packer is born to Kerry and Ros Packer in Sydney
About 1985: Finishes school and works as a jackaroo in Northern Territory
1999: Marries first wife Jodhi Meares; the couple separates in 2002
2001: Telecommunications company One.Tel goes broke, costing Packer $300m
2005: Kerry Packer dies and James takes over family business
2006: Starts selling Channel 9 as he moves into casinos
2007: Marries model Erica Baxter; the couple separates in 2013
2012: Forms RatPac production company with producer Brett Ratner
2014: Has public street fight with then best friend David Gyngell
2016: Becomes engaged to singer Mariah Carey; couple separates later that year
2017: Sells out of RatPac
2018: Steps down from Crown Resorts board
Mr Packer, now ranked eighth-richest in Australia, has seen his wealth shrink to $4.1billion, according to Forbes.
In early March the casino and media mogul was mentioned in an Israeli police report alleging he presented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with lavish gifts. – Source