Olivia Newton-John’s Boyfriend Missing

Olivia Newton-John’s boyfriend, Patrick Kim McDermott, has been missing since taking off on a fishing trip June 30.

Olivia Newton-John’s Boyfriend Missing (AP)

The Coast Guard says it is investigating the disappearance of Olivia Newton-John’s longtime boyfriend, who failed to return from an overnight fishing trip off the California coast seven weeks ago. Patrick Kim McDermott, 48, left San Pedro, 20 miles south of Los Angeles, June 30 on an overnight fishing trip. The Los Angeles Police Department said McDermott has been listed as missing.

Coast Guard officer Nathan Henise told The Associated Press Monday that McDermott was last seen on the fishing vessel and that his personal items were found on the boat. “We’re treating it as a missing person case,” Henise told the AP. “Everyone is being interviewed, everyone on the boat.”

Geez, a person takes off on an overnight trip and it takes seven weeks for the Coast Guard to consider him a missing person?

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Comments

  1. Did she get a little *too* physical with him?

  2. Michael says:

    He’s probably at Carrie Fisher’s place.

  3. IMAO says:

    Let me hear your body talk… body talk…

    Olivia Newton-John’s boyfriend is missing. Maybe she got a little too Physical? (Via OTB)…

  4. McGehee says:

    Jeez. No sooner do we finally get a lead on Judge Crater (who also wasn’t reported missing for weeks), than this happens.

  5. Gena Beana says:

    God Bless Olivia’s and Mr. McDermott’s family – May he have a safe return!