Suzen Johnson
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Suzen Johnson

Flight Attendant; Frank Gifford's Mistress
Female
Born Feb 1951

Suzen Johnson is a former flight attendant, businesswoman, and model. Her notoriety stems from being the mistress of Frank Gifford in April and May 1997, the affair making the headlines of several tabloids that year. The two were photographed together, bringing embarrassment to Gifford and his wife, Kathie Lee.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1951 Birth Born in 1951.

FORTIES

1996 45 Years Old For many years she worked as a flight attendant for TWA, including being scheduled to work on TWA Flight 800 which crashed in 1996, but swapping shifts the day before.
Johnson said she signed an agreement with the tabloid in March 1997 in which Globe officials offered $25,000 for the Gifford story, and an additional $25,000 for a photo of them together.
1999 48 Years Old The extent to which the Globe went "to get the story" became a news issue in itself. In January 1999, the National Enquirer published a story about the Globe paying Johnson for the story about the affair, and in June 1999, she sued the publisher of The Globe, claiming that she was told the newspaper only wanted to write about their platonic relationship, and the paper had wired their hotel room without telling her.

FIFTIES

2001 50 Years Old In 2001, she ran a website called "SuzenJohnson.com: Frank Gifford's Mistress Tells All", with her image from the Playboy cover. … Read More
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