MIAMI — A attribute-size story for a coming “Modern Fans” concern of GQ magazine functions a new revelation about the night that former gubernatorial applicant Andrew Gillum was located inebriated in a Miami Seashore hotel home with two other men and three luggage of suspected crystal meth on the mattress and on the floor.
In the GQ attribute, released digitally on Thursday, one particular of the adult men, Travis Dyson, tells reporter Wesley Lowery that he experienced met Gillum a 7 days or two right before the March 2020 resort room incident on the gay-relationship app Grindr and that the two “experienced achieved up a number of periods for paid out sexual encounters.” Dyson also alleged that he and Gillum experienced used medication in the resort.
According to GQ’s interview with Dyson, “Andrew handed out right after using ‘G,’ an ecstasy-form drug often utilized by gay adult men to increase their intercourse drives, which when put together with alcoholic beverages can knock persons out. He claimed that on that night time and other folks, each he and Andrew made use of ‘G’ and other prescription drugs.”
Gillum has taken care of he by no means utilized methamphetamine ahead of that evening — or that night in the Mondrian with Dyson or everyone else in that room.
The Miami Herald achieved out to the two Gillum and Dyson by telephone for remark. Voicemail on both of those telephones were being whole and could not get messages.
Gillum and his spouse declined to reply to GQ on file to Dyson’s version of gatherings, Lowery wrote in his tale.
In March 2020, Gillum unveiled a assertion that acknowledged that he experienced fallen into a despair soon after dropping the Florida governor’s race versus Ron DeSantis and that he had abused alcohol.
“I witnessed my father undergo from alcoholism and I know the detrimental consequences it can have when untreated. I also know that alcoholism is generally a symptom of further struggles. I am fully commited to performing the personal work to heal absolutely and show up in the planet as a far more finish human being,” Gillum’s assertion study.
Gillum entered rehab. Dyson, GQ reported, sells nudes and porn on OnlyFans to make a living.
In an interview with communicate present host Tamron Hall, and claimed in the Miami Herald in September 2020, Gillum talked over extra aspects about that night but again denied applying the medication Miami Beach police found in the area, according to a police report.
Dyson was taken to Mount Sinai Professional medical Center in stable condition for a feasible overdose at the time, the Miami Herald noted.
Police designed no arrests or issued any charges.
Gillum has also explained he did not go to the Mondrian to have intercourse. But he did say he experienced too a lot to consume right before heading to the hotel and couldn’t remember a 3-hour interval of that evening.
“I do not determine as homosexual but I do determine as bisexual,” Gillum informed Corridor. “And that is a little something that I have by no means shared publicly before.”
Dyson, at the time, went by an alias as Brodie Scott on a web site for male escorts.
The police report explained Gillum was “not able to converse with the officers thanks to his inebriated state,” and he informed Hall that law enforcement experienced requested him no matter whether he’d taken medicine that night.