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Carradine's Ex -- He Spent Days Planning Bondage

6/8/2009 11:27 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

David CarradineAnother woman from David Carradine's past is talking about the actor's penchant for auto-erotica -- claiming he would spend days planning to construct elaborate sexual devices.

Carradine's third ex-wife, Gail Jensen, dropped more personal bombshells in an interview with Patricia Towle this weekend, saying "David was pretty strange. He would like to get tied up. He would tie himself up and I would walk in and see him and say 'Oh my God, David, you got to be kidding me -- and I would (turn around and) walk out. I would leave him to his own devices."

Jensen added, "He liked to be tied up. And he could tie himself up ... He spent days planning a different feature. He would go to a hardware store and buy the stuff."

We spoke with Jensen, who told us although David liked tying himself up "it was never sexual." She says he liked bondage but never choked himself. Then again, they divorced in 1997.

Last week, TheSmokingGun.com published legal documents from Carradine's 4th wife, detailing David's "potentially deadly" sex habits.

Carradine died in a Bangkok hotel room early Thursday morning. Officials will conduct a second autopsy sometime in the next few days.

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16.

dude    

One less freak in Hollyweird.

What a way to go.

Your whole life work down the crapper with one slipknot too many.

1941 days ago
17.

bzokc    

David Carradine is going to be in the next episode of the show "Mental" on Fox, Tuesday June 9.

1941 days ago
18.

TheMan    

Your a bunch of lousy hypocrites!
If you were exposed to the media spotlight, people would find you to be a freak too.
Like you've never done anything questionable in your life.
You wouldn't respect the dead, even if it was your own Mother.

WHAT?

1941 days ago
19.

Cathy    

Isn't he too old to be fooling around with kinky stuff? Was he on Viagra too? Do we need to know all this about someone's life? TOO MUCH INFORMATION!!! None of it should have gotten out. Let the man rest in peace with honor.

1941 days ago
20.

Anita    

Bet he could not even get it up during normal marital relations.
Once a habit like this takes hold it would be hard to come any other way.

1941 days ago
21.

Bex    

11. You people make me sick. You can't wait to trash somebody because your lives are so worthless.

Posted at 11:10AM on Jun 8th 2009 by Googlealert

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No hon, his life was worthless. Can't you read? Hmmm?

1941 days ago
22.

Anita    

but the fishnet stockings were a nice touch

1941 days ago
23.

K    

Holy Crap, Batman!

1941 days ago
24.

Michael Madsen    

Hey - to all you Elton John fans out there... Carradine's antics look like a silly school girl's compared to the Queen of Rock.
So get off the poor dead guy's back!

1941 days ago
25.

Anita    

Yesterday's hardware stores are today's sex shops. Who knew.

1941 days ago
26.

ITS-ON-TAPE    

THERE HAS TO BE A TAPE. AS WAY TO AROUSE HIMSELF I WOULD BE WILLING TO BET THAT THERE ARE TAPES OF THIS. POSSIBILITIES EXIST THAT HE WAS ASSITED BY SOMEONE THAT TIED HIM WRONG, DIDNT UNDERSATND INSTRUCTION.. WHEN THINGS GO WRONG THEY TAKE THE TAPE AND RUN. THAILAND DOESNT WANT TO RUIN TOURISUM SO THEY DECLARE ALL FOREIGNERS DEATHS SUICIDE TO COVER UP MURDERS. MYSTERY IS DEEP AS TO WHAT OCCURED. IT COULD HAVE BEEN A COVERUP, AFTERALL HE PORTRAYED HIMSELF AS A MARTIAL ARTS EXPERT AND WAS IN COUNTRY WHERE THAT IS TAKEN VERY SERIOUSLY. SOMEONE COULD HAVE WANTED REVENGE FOR HIS DEMEANING OF MARTIAL ARTS.. MOST LIKELY IT WAS A HOOKER WHO DIDNT SPEAK ENGLISH, HE WAS INTRUCTING AND SHE DIDNT UNDERSTAND.. SHE WAS SMART ENOUGH TO TAKE THE TAPE.. TMZ GET THE TAPE....

1941 days ago
27.

carriss    

As soon as I heard how he died, and in the manner he was tied up, I immediately knew it was a auto-erotic asphyxia; but what I don't understand is how he would have pulled it off. It's suppose to be sexual in manner, but how could he pleasure himself with his hands tied over his head? It either meant he wasn't trying to choke himself for sexual gratification, or... someone else was in the room performing the other half of the sexual act. I've seen the picture, he was in fishnet stockings, with red lingerie on the bed; could that lingerie have been for a 2nd person? I know he was in Thailand, and I'm sure there's prostitutes there; maybe he had one there, or on the way, and died in this position before the act could begin, or during the act. If he was only choking himself, with no way to get any sexual gratification, then I wouldn't consider it auto-erotica, though that is the term for it. When kids do it they call it "the choking game", and it's usually just between friends, or done alone; it's not necessarily done in a sexual manner, just for a cheap high. Sometimes it goes wrong, and the person passes out; unable to un-tie themselves they eventually die due to lack of oxygen to the brain. I've heard about it on tv before. Apparently it kills 500-1000 people a year, and it's common among children ages 9-14. So parents, if your kids run up to their room often, and are gone for a while and it's quiet, then check the closet, you may be shocked when at what you find.

1941 days ago
28.

Virginia    

Everyone leave this man alon. i am sick of the ugly remarks people are making about Carradine. The man is dead as a result pf a pathetic accident. Stop ridiculing him.

1941 days ago
29.

carriss    

3. LOL i had a few choice words to say about this SICKO...but I hate Nancy Grace, you said everything i was thinking. Wow! Do people really have to be so sick behind closed doors? NASTY!!!

Posted at 10:56AM on Jun 8th 2009 by Woot




Would you rather people did this "sick stuff" out in the street where you can see it? He was being discreet, it just back fired.

1941 days ago
30.

Anita    

At least it was not suicide.
It was an accidental death due to a sex game gone wrong, therefore the insurance co should still pay out. But no double indemnity.

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