Love At 12: Ryan O'Neal's Daughter Tatum Dated Michael Jackson When She Was Still A Kid

Date January 18, 2019 12:19

Despite having a successful singing career, Michael Jackson managed to have time for multiple love affairs. He was always in the center of women’s attention and was reportedly involved in various romances: Some of them were public, others – rather quiet.

The legendary singer was noticed having romantic relations with one of the most beautiful women, including Brooke Shields, Lisa Marie Presley, Debbie Rowe, and others.


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It turned out, Tatum O'Neal's daughter Tatum dated Michael Jackson when she was only 12, and he was her first public boyfriend.

By the way, in the documentary Living With Michael Jackson, he claimed the 12-year-old Tatum tried to seduce him at the beginning of their relations, and he was 17 years old at that time.

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During one of her interviews, O’Neal commented on her relations with Jackson:

[Michael] was somebody I knew and I did go on a date with, but I don’t know about my first “public boyfriend.” Let’s call that the media’s take on my first “public boyfriend.”


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Nevertheless, their relations didn’t work out. Tatum O’Neal was once married to John McEnroe and she has three children now.


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Michael Jackson was adored by millions of people around the world, and of course, he was popular among women. And it turns out that at 17 years old, he had a girlfriend aged 12.

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