He connected with Tiger because he was "gorgeous, he had great legs, and he was well-endowed. The student at Lindenwood University in the St. Louis suburb of St. Charles quickly recognized that in real life, Tiger Mandingo was also a student at his school: Michael Johnson, a recent transfer student on Lindenwood's wrestling team. They hooked up later that month in Johnson's dorm room, where, the student said, Johnson told him he was "clean. Johnson invited him to go out sometime, but the student got busy and "didn't have time for that.
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Chris Whetzel for BuzzFeed News. Under Missouri law , HIV-positive people must tell all their sexual partners that they are infected, even if they practice safe sex. As his lawyer tried to negotiate a plea deal , the year-old Johnson rejected the idea, even after a friend visited him in jail and begged him to reconsider, and even though Johnson said he had spent months in solitary confinement, not even allowed to go to church. He was innocent, he said, and had confidence in the American criminal justice system. So on May 11, he was in St. Charles County court, where the judge and the lawyers began to choose the 12 jurors who would decide if he would spend the rest of his life in prison.
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The film was released by Paramount Pictures. Based on the novel Mandingo by Kyle Onstott , and on the play Mandingo by Jack Kirkland which is derived from the novel , Mandingo received mixed reviews upon release, but was a box office hit. It was followed by a sequel in , titled Drum , which also starred Norton.