According to a police report obtained by The Miami New Times in March, Miami Beach officers arrived to the Mondrian South Beach hotel on a Friday night that month and found Gillum in a room with Travis Dyson, who was being treated by emergency responders for a “possible drug overdose.” The police report stated that officers found three bags of what they suspected to be crystal meth on the bed and on the floor of the room. If you would like to opt out of browser push notifications, please refer to the following instructions specific to your device and browser: Tamron Hall Talks 'Heartbreaking' Interview with Former Fla. Source: Miami Herald / Getty "I had totally underestimated the impact that losing the race for governor had had on my life and on the way those impacts started to show up in every aspect of my life," Gillum said in an Instagram video in July. 3,170, © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved (Photo courtesy of Tamron Hall) The former Florida gubernatorial candidate told Hall he’s cried every day since the incident and confessed he “had too much to drink,” but insisted he did not take meth. Andrew Gillum came out as bisexual during a TV interview in September of 2020. Embattled Florida poltico Andrew Gillum and his wife Jai Howard address the hotel scandal and their marraige with Tamron Hall, right. 5,862, This story has been shared 5,199 times. "She’s very forthcoming about their relationship, about decisions they made within their relationship that she never expected to be discussing publicly — nor did she want to and now she is.”, As for details of the conversation, Hall says that Gillum and his wife "addressed it all.". “I said, ‘Anyone with two cell phones is never at home’.”. An insider told us that Hall approached R. Jai first, and she only agreed to the interview, “if she could be interviewed without him for a portion. She said: “I didn’t think he was serious. Thanks for contacting us. Speaking to Tallahassee Magazine, Andrew Gillum revealed that he first flirted with her by penalising her for wearing a “short skirt” to student government, but she wasn’t pleased by that. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). It is described as a project that “helps people achieve long-term financial stability and quality of life through services such as tax preparation help.”. "It was intense, and at moments it was heartbreaking, upsetting and it was disorienting," Hall, 49, tells PEOPLE. The source added, “She was adamant that she have her own voice.” The couple opened up to Hall about the sordid scandal involving Gillum in his own puke in a hotel, with another man who possibly overdosed on meth. Eventually, he and R. Jai agreed to a joint interview after weeks of texting about how the conversation would take place. They reportedly met again in 2003, and Gillum gave her his home phone number, which R. Jai Gillum promptly ignored. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. Stay up to date on the latest vote tallies as compiled by The Associated Press' nationwide team, Princess Diana died when Harry was just 12 years old, Michael J. Andrew Gillum and his wife R.Jai Season 2 premiere of #tamronhallshow 9/14/20 A post shared by Tamron Hall(@tamronhall) on Sep 3, 2020 at 8:46am PDT Welp, if America doesn't love anything else, it loves a comeback story. I think with Andrew he’s first focused on his children, his wife, and his career is very important to him.". Lynne Sladky/AP/Shutterstock. "They went into great detail on their history, on their marriage, on what R. Jai described as their 'personal covenant,' " she says, adding that "a grenade went of inside their marriage and inside their lives" and that she doesn't believe they know yet what the future holds for Gillum. R. Jai has worked on her husband's campaign hosting a “Women for Andrew Gillum” event. "They think they can wrap their heads around gay, but bisexuality is just something different.”. Hall told People that the interview was “heartbreaking” and “one of the most difficult” in her career. Your California Privacy Rights Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. Credit: The sit-down interview will air during Tamron Hall's second season premiere on Monday. Text us for exclusive photos and videos, royal news, and way more. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Credit: Earlier this month, Gillum, 40, and his wife, R. Jai, 42, both signed off on a 30 year, $375,000 mortgage on the property in the city’s Northampton neighborhood, according to the mortgage papers, which were obtained by BOSSIP. An exclusive clip was shared with PEOPLE, above. According to Tallahassee Magazine, R. Jai Gillum is an executive director of United Way of the Big Bend’s The BEST Project. They agreed to talk with me, but as a journalist there’s moments where you wonder: How far are we really supposed to go?". RELATED: Former Political Star Andrew Gillum Opens Up About Addiction, Rehab After Hotel Incident, Gillum, 41, said then that he "had too much to drink" but had not taken meth, which authorities suspect was in the room with the men. Gillum and two other men were in the hotel room. 6,442, This story has been shared 5,862 times. Gillum and his wife, R. Jai Gillum, sat down with Hall for their first interview since the Florida politician was caught in the middle of a scandal in March that led to him to enter rehab and therapy and retreat from his once-promising career. Do Not Sell My Personal Information. ANDREW Gillum, the former mayor of Tallahassee and the one-time Democratic gubernatorial nominee for the state of Florida, met his wife R. Jai Howard in college. “It’s one of the most difficult interviews I’ve ever conducted because you have someone who — the level of shame that he is feeling, the level of heartbreak and humiliation that his wife has been exposed to, reaches a depth of pain that I cannot imagine," Hall says. Your Ad Choices For other inquiries, Contact Us. On Monday, the couple will exclusively talk to Tamron Hall. Not because of what I had done, but because of everything that was being said about me.”. https://primalinformation.com/r-jai-gillum-wiki-age-real-name Andrew Gillum’s wife R. Jai was behind his first sit-down interview with the disgraced pol since photos of Gillum drunk in a hotel room surfaced in March. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. She has a degree in biology and has worked in banking in Dallas, Texas. LIVE updates: Will Donald Trump WIN 2nd term after Michigan race tightens? Privacy Notice To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. Andrew Gillum’s wife R. Jai was behind his first sit-down interview with the disgraced pol since photos of Gillum drunk in a hotel room surfaced in March. They announced the birth of son Davis Allen Gillum in May 2017. Terms of Use How to Watch Live on TV and Online, © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. 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