When Kluge laid eyes on the exotic former centerfold, he was smitten and, before long, divorced. According to local vintners, Patricia Kluge way overspent and overproduced, and tried to go national and global before establishing a regional market. London, Paris you name it. The woman born Patricia Maureen Rose in Baghdad has travelled a rich and varied journey in her 62 years. Her mother was half-Scottish and half-Iraqi. Metromedia's radio and television stations would later form the core of what would become the immensely successful Fox TV network.
She worked seriously at upgrading her social image with lavish entertaining and putting millions into charitable contributions.
Navigation menu Personal tools Log in editors only. In she visited the US to explore a film deal and met John Kluge, a German-born entrepreneur who had worked his way up from nothing and at that time controlled a group of radio and TV stations as well as the world-famous basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters. Chic and beautiful, she entered the high social circle of moneyed Palm Beach and Virginia, where her background and conduct was a continual and delicious topic of local gossip.
John Kluge wanted to split and was willing to ante up.