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The millionaire head of the Del Monte fruit empire seduced a friend’s teenage daughter then took her on a twisted round-the-world sex spree. Super-fit Vivian Imerman, 43, wooed Tania Levin, with lavish gifts, wore her out with five-times-a-night sex then went JOGGING. But that wasn’t enough for him. She said: “He tried to buy a hooker for a threesome and offered to line up 10 men for me to take my pick.”
Filthy-rich Del Monte boss Vivian Imerman draped a silver tray with a string of pearls as he brought his young lover breakfast in bed. On another occasion, he bought roses from a street-seller and sprinkled the petals on their pillow before a marathon sex session with 19-year old Tania Levin. Multi-millionaire Imerman. 43. was a respected family friend as she grew up into a stunning, willowy blonde. And he was determined to use his wealth to get exactly what he wanted.
“Once he took me out shopping.” she said “It was like that scene from the film Pretty Woman. “He led me into the most opulent store and told me to try on anything I liked. As I went into the changing room the girls kept on bringing me more and more of the dresses he had chosen while he sat sipping coffee. “The bill was around £10.000. The assistants all looked on appreciatively in the up-market store and in his London Del Monte boardroom-Imerman was the image of a debonair, successful businessman. He even drove a £76.000 Porsche convertible.But in the bedroom, she said, he was a rampant sex machine with a secret passion for bizarre group sex. Recalling their first love-making session, Tania gasped After more than five hours of lovemaking I was so exhausted I couldn’t keep my eyes open
But in the bedroom, she said, he was a rampant sex machine with a secret passion for bizarre group sex. Recalling their first love-making session, Tania gasped After more than five hours of lovemaking I was so exhausted I couldn’t keep my eyes open anymore. ‘But when I woke up the next morning he went jogging.” Tania, who lives with her millionaire businessman father and stepmom in North London had no idea of the murky world she was about to enter when Imerman decided to become more than a pal.She said. “Vivian is a family friend. He’s lived in London for the past five years but he’s a Jewish South African like my father ” I grew up eating Del Monte fruit and I’d heard of his reputation as a handsome charmer ” In South Africa I merman is a celebrity tycoon-much like Richard Branson is in Britain. He counts President Nelson Mandela as a friend.
She said. “Vivian is a family friend. He’s lived in London for the past five years but he’s a Jewish South African like my father ” I grew up eating Del Monte fruit and I’d heard of his reputation as a handsome charmer ” In South Africa I merman is a celebrity tycoon-much like Richard Branson is in Britain. He counts President Nelson Mandala as a friend. His company is famous for the TV slogan: The man from Del Monte-he say Yes!”
Hazel-eyed Tania-who is building a career as a singer-never dreamed she would end up saying yes to. “In February, my band Yellow Dragon was releasing its first single.” she said. “He came to the launch party in London.” Imerman arrived in that dark-blue Porsche and chatted amiably to Tania’s dad and stepmom. Then, she said, “he took me by my arm, led me downstairs and said. ‘You’re absolutely gorgeous’. She went on: “I asked him, ‘So are you The Man From Del Monte?’ He smiled and said, ‘Yes’. He also told me he’d been married for 17 years and had three children—they were 10, 12 and 16. “But he said his marriage was over, the divorce was going through, and he was definitely interested. “There was
She went on: “I asked him, ‘So are you The Man From Del Monte?’ He smiled and said, ‘Yes’. He also told me he’d been married for 17 years and had three children—they were 10, 12 and 16. “But he said his marriage was over, the divorce was going through, and he was definitely interested. “There was instant sexual attraction between us and his age didn’t matter. He’s incredibly good looking and very flattering.”It was after just a few more dates that Tania’s life with Imerman really took off “He rang from Singapore and told me he was staying with a friend.” she said. “He persuaded me to go over for the weekend “I knew my father would be livid if I did. But it was a wonderful adventure. Vivian got a chauffeur to pick me up in a limousine with champagne and roses in the back.”
It was after just a few more dates that Tania’s life with Imerman really took off “He rang from Singapore and told me he was staying with a friend.” she said. “He persuaded me to go over for the weekend “I knew my father would be livid if I did. But it was a wonderful adventure. Vivian got a chauffeur to pick me up in a limousine with champagne and roses in the back.”
Tania was only supposed to be going for a long weekend… she ended up staying away for three weeks. “When I arrived at Vivian’s friend’s place in Singapore I felt I was in a dream.” she said “It was a beautiful colonial home. “Vivian led me into this bedroom with a beautiful four-poster bed. This is where the two of us would be sleeping.” He took her out to dinner and when they got back, the tycoon and the teenager made love for the first time. “He started kissing my shoulders and gently slipped down the straps on my dress.” she said. “It was one of the most exciting moments of my life. “He knew exactly how to turn a woman on. He made love to me for an hour and a half-in every position. “I had countless orgasms. And then we did it again, and again … and again-five hours in all.” It was the following morning that he went on his run-then took her out on the shopping spree.
But Imerman wasn’t finished with trying to Impress Tania. He said he was going to the Philippines on business for a few days and asked her to go with him. “I was delighted.” said Tania-as Imerman knew she would be. They booked into a hotel and he insisted they stay in the Presidential Suite-even though the manager told him it was unavailable. “It cost about £2,000,” said Tania. “We made love all that night and I slept in the next day while Vivian had a board meeting. Imerman then had another-surprise “He suggested we relax In Thailand for a few days.” she said, little realising at the time that this was where Imerman would reveal his dark side. They jetted to Phuket… famous for its sex bars.
But first, of course, at the Amanpuri Hotel Imerman made sure he created the right romantic atmosphere-the petals on the pillow routine. Then there were those pearls. “The following morning breakfast arrived,” she said. “And to my surprise then was a magnificent string of pearls placed on the silver tray.” Soon, however, Imerman suggested they take a walk through the area at night. “At every turn Phuket seemed to be filled with sex and prostitutes.” said Tania. “He saw some naked girls performing lesbian sex scenes in a sex club and asked me to go inside with him-I saw the glint of excitement in his eyes-but I refused.
THE next night Vivian took Tania to a club which someone he had asked at the hotel had recommended. “The next thing I knew Vivian was talkie; to a beautiful, dark-haired woman that I soon found out was a prostitute,” she said. ‘I heard him shout over the loud music, ‘How much for both of us?” “She sweetly smiled and held up five fingers-500 baht (about £8) “Vivian laughed at the price and told me that she could come back to the hotel with us “Before Vivian could say another word to her I grabbed his arm and we left.” The following evening, said Tania, Imerman shocked her to the core again “We went for a stroll along the beach and he hinted at an idea I found abhorrent’ she shuddered. “He told me I could have 10 men lined up and I could take my pick and he’d just watch. “I just brushed It off. Then we took off our clothes and waded into the water. “A man from the hotel was on shore watching our things so they wouldn’t be stolen but instead he ended up watching us make love. I was very embarrassed.” But on their final night in Phuket Imerman turned on the charm again.
The pair were strolling past a tailor’s shop it was 3 am. The owner was still Inside. Imerman walked in. picked up a copy of Vogue, chose a design from one of the pages and picked the most opulent cloth. Then he paid to have it made up and delivered to their hotel room in just NINE HOURS.
After three weeks, away. Tania flew home to face the wrath of her father. “He didn’t approve of the relationship at all.” she said. “Eventually he warned me. ‘I don’t want to be left to pick up the pieces’. “I didn’t listen.” Just weeks later, Imerman invited Tania to
in him abroad again. This time it was at his luxurious home on Clifton Beach in Cape Town. South Africa. Tania might have learned from what happened in Thailand. But she was still
in love and Vivian continued to shower her with gifts as if nothing had changed. He bought thousands of pounds worth of Jewellery: bracelets, a gold watch, a gold and diamond ring decorated with three elephants. a £1,500 Cartier gold ring, a blue amethyst heart ring of the same value, and a pearl necklace.
“On almost any occasion the surprises kept on coming.” said Tania, now 20. SHE added: “South Africa was wonderful at first. His house was magnificent eat on a secluded beach with a beautiful swimming pool. “We’d laze around it and go for walks along the beach.
“But then he Invited a very attractive model friend called Tasmin and one of her friends called Alison to the house for the evening. “While I was getting changed upstairs I could hear them giggling. “And when I came downstairs the lights were dimmed. Vivian was fondling their breasts on the couch. “He had his shirt open too and I think they were all waiting for me to Join in the excitement. Tasmin was smiling at me. It was obvious what they wanted. “But I felt quite insulted. I told him. I’m sorry. I’m not interested in all this*. They seemed shocked at my response. “But Vivian didn’t apologize. He Just said. ’Come on. don’t be a sour-puss’ and I eventually agreed to go for dinner with a group of friends.
“At the dinner table a fat middle-aged businessman who had Joined us mentioned with a broad smile how he had seen Vivian and I lying by the pool together In one another’s arms… he made it clear he had been watching us with his binoculars and had enjoyed the spectacle. It gave me the creeps but Vivien just laughed.”
That night Tania also discovered that, despite his suggestions on the beach in Phuket. Imerman could be insanely jealous. “Earlier I’d come to get my hair done and become friendly with the hairdresser.” she recalled. “We’d bumped into him on the way to the restaurant and I invited him for a drink. When Vivien realised, he was furious. “Vivian later told me at the house. I’m going to teach you a lesson. Nobody treats me that way.
“He was always flaunting his wealth and asked. ’How many people can live like me?” I found it a big turn-off. But we patched things up and flew home together.
“He Invited me to be hostess at a party at his house In London. I understand he later ended up having a row with his wife over it. though I never met her ”
Then, said Tania, Imerman asked her to move in with him. He even accompanied her to her father’s 50th birthday party. “I stayed with him for six weeks before we finally parted last month.” she sold. “He’d stopped making love- it became just raw sex. “I’d wake up half asleep in the morning to find him rampant. I packed my bags and walked out. Vivian couldn’t believe It and moaned. ‘But I treated you like gold’. “That was the problem. I was just another commodity to him.’
Vivian Imerman’s massive Del Monte empire has a huge mouth-watering slice of the canned fruit market, boasting a staggering £340 million turnover last year.
The multi-national giant employs tens of thousands of workers across the world. It has holdings, plantations, farms, factories and canneries in Kenya, South Africa, Greece, Italy, the Philippines, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Colombia.
Family favorites from pineapple chunks to orange Juice keep cash rolling in—just part of a vast catalog of food products, beverages, dried goods and confectionery.
Latest figures show its Middlesex-based subsidiary Del Monte Foods (UK) alone had a turnover of over £78 million—enough to keep Chairman and Chief Executive Imerman in fabulous style. His newest buy is a plush £5 million house in London’s exclusive Hanover Terrace.