Morgan Spurlock, the filmmaker we all know for his Super-Size Me documentary, has admitted to acts of sexual misconduct in the past.
The 47-year-old took to social media to confess that he has been unfaithful to ‘every wife and girlfriend’ he has had. Spurlock further made shocking revelations about his past saying, he was accused of rape during his college days and that he settled a harassment claim in 2009.
Born Morgan Spurlock on November 7, 1970; the Parkersburg, West Virginia, native attended New York University obtaining a BFA in film in 1993.
He worked as a production assistant prior to his directorial debut with Super-Size Me. In an attempt to expose the health risks of eating too much McDonald’s food, Morgan famously gained over 24 pounds during the 30-day period where he ate McDonald’s three times each day. The result, his 2004 docudrama Super Size Me –for which he earned a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
Other work includes the documentaries POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope and Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?
During his rise to the top, Morgan has been married three times. Meet some of the women in his life below.
Morgan Spurlock was first married to Mary P. Sommer. The couple wedded on January 20, 1996 in Franklin County, Ohio. Not much more is known about their relationship or the exact reason why they divorced.
Alexandra Jamieson became his second wife. The two dated for years and were married in 2006.
It was Jamieson who helped Spurlock to return to his normal weigh after the Super-Size Me documentary. She helped him recovery with her “detox diet”, which became the basis for her book, The Great American Detox Diet.
Alexandra Marie Jamieson was born March 20, 1975; the Oregon native is a natural foods chef, author, speaker, TV personality, and holistic health counselor. Check out her website here.
She attended New York City’s Natural Gourmet Cookery School and spent time in Italy cooking professionally.
Jamieson wrote a successful detox book off the back of Spurlock’s super-sizing experience. She was pregnant while he was filming Where in the World is Osama bin Laden? And was unaware of the danger he was in, risking gunfire in Afghanistan. When she found out, she felt betrayed.
Of the split from Jamieson, Morgan said:
“We split up because I didn’t make my relationship my priority,” “I was not valuing her the way I should. You have someone who’s there to support you, and you take it for granted. I didn’t make her as important in my life as I should have. It was all me.”
Morgan is currently married to wife number three, Sara Bernstein. The couple became husband and wife in April 2016 following an 8-year-relationship.
People reported at the time, the couple had their wedding at their cabin in the Catskill Mountains in southeast New York. Bernstein was pregnant, and the couple joked that it was a “shotgun wedding” on Spurlock’s Who Say and Instagram accounts.
Sara Bernstein is senior vice president of HBO’s documentary arm. She has under her belt four Emmy awards, including the best documentary prize in 2016 for producing the Scientology movie Going Clear. She writes on her Twitter bio “I am SVP of programming for @HBODocs”
According to his open letter, Morgan had a college girlfriend who accused him of rape. He wrote about his then girlfriend
“In my mind, we’d been drinking all night and went back to my room,” he wrote. “We began fooling around, she pushed me off, then we laid in the bed and talked and laughed some more, and then began fooling around again. We took off our clothes. She said she didn’t want to have ***, so we laid together, and talked, and kissed, and laughed, and then we started having ***.”
When the woman then started to cry Spurlock said that he “didn’t know what to do. We stopped having *** and I rolled beside her. I tried to comfort her. To make her feel better. I thought I was doing ok, I believed she was feeling better. She believed she was raped.”
Morgan Spurlock is the proud father of two sons. He and ex-wife Alexandra Jamieson welcomed son, Laken James Spurlock, on December 9, 2006. His birth was included in in Spurlock’s documentary “Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?”
Morgan and current wife Sara, welcomed his second son, Kallen Marcus Spurlock, on May 22, 2016.
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