Quincy Jones Denies Wynn Made Joe Francis Death Threats

Law360, Los Angeles (September 6, 2012, 6:04 PM EDT) -- Record producer Quincy Jones on Thursday denied telling pornographer Joe Francis that casino magnate and mutual friend Steve Wynn had threatened to kill him, contradicting Francis' primary claim in a slander trial over the alleged death threat.

Jones, 79, testified in Los Angeles court that he never told Francis that Wynn had threatened to hit him in the back of the head with a shovel and bury him in the desert, as the “Girls Gone Wild” creator previously claimed. Wynn sued Francis in June 2010 for...
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