A controversial private detective has been accused of illegally wiretapping
Farrah Fawcett after forming a close relationship with the actress.
It’s claimed the screen star–who’s expected to unveil explosive details of
her life on upcoming reality TV show Chasing Farrah–was one of Anthony
Pellicano’s victims before he was sentenced to jail on explosives charges.
A spokeswoman for the actress confirms Fawcett was once wiretapped but
refuses to reveal why the listening device was planted on her–or who was
However, policeman-turned-investigative reporter John Connelly–who’s
writing a book on Pellicano–is convinced the private eye took advantage of
his relationship with Fawcett and tapped her.
He tells Web site The Scoop, “Anthony Pellicano had first worked on a case
investigating Farrah Fawcett and then became very friendly with her, so
friendly that he tried to take on managing her business and at one point, some
people close to him believe that they were having an affair.
“The FBI is currently investigating Pellicano, and I would be shocked if he
isn’t indicted for charges of illegal wiretapping and now we know that Farrah
was one of his victims.”
In response to the allegations, Fawcett‘s representative says, “Farrah was
wiretapped at one point and the FBI was involved. Due to the nature of the
tapping we are not at liberty to discuss what it was in regards to or whom it
“All we can say is that it did happen, and what she is allowed to say about
it airs on the show.”
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