widow's publicity covered - 14th April 2004
The Daily Telegraph)
CELEBRITY agent Max Markson denies
it, but underworld matriarch Judy Moran says he
tried to secure her as a client before she signed
with Harry M. Miller to write a book about the
death of her two lovers and two sons in Melbourne's
in the The Australian newspaper yesterday, Markson
said he would not take a client like Ms Moran
would find it difficult to "fundraise for
charities one day and then do something like this
the next" he told Confidential yesterday.
said he had clients including Bill Clinton, George
Bush and Nelson Mandela and the mix just wouldn't
is despite having represented Irena Hatfield,
who was charged with the murder of her husband,
was later acquitted, and then wrote a book about
Mrs Moran, wife of murdered gangster Lewis Moran,
yesterday told Confidential that Markson had targeted
her as a potential client and called her at her
Melbourne home late last Thursday night.
called me at about 10 o'clock Melbourne time and
asked me if I'd like him to represent me,"
Mrs Moran said.
told him that, at this point in time, I'm not
sure that's it's very late and I'm very
most definitely. He wanted to represent me."
denies seeking Mrs Moran as a client, although
he admits a book about her life would be a "best-seller".
was not hassling her, I was returning her call.
I didn't even know who I was calling back,"
spoke to her lawyer on Thursday night and then
again on Friday, but the contact came from them."
M Miller Group
Moran signs with Harry M Miller
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