- ghostwriter needed
- Main characters: Sammy Davis Jr. & Me
- Title of book: Sex, Drugs & Show Business
This book is not a complete biography of either Sammy Davis Jr or McKee, but rather focuses on the young Kathy McKee’s secret sexual relationship with the legendary sexual practices of Sammy Davis Jr.. Kathy leaves her dysfunctional home in Detroit as at the young age of 15 heading to Los Angeles for an acting career. Only to soon meet up with a record producer who whisk her off to Las Vegas for her first time and soon she finds herself locked out if the room and looking for a job to survive. Somehow as fate would have it she auditions for a Watusi Show gets hired & voila she is now a showgirl. McKee is hired making her the first women of color showgirl in a line production in 1965 Vegas. McKee was passing for white with fake ID.
Within a year now McKee meets Sammy Davis SR in the casino who quickly introduces McKee to his son Sammy Davis Jr., who takes an immediate and visible liking to the beautiful mixed young women. After observing several shows at the Sands with the Rat Pack, Sammy invites McKee to his luxurious suite to meet some of his many orgy party girl friends.
McKee observes what’s happening and being new to this game and so young she finds a way to wiggle out of this wild orgy party politely without losing the friendship of Sammy Davis.
Davis realizing McKee is much younger than she claims, so begins a long courtship of romantic meetings and private trips in Rolls Royce Limousines and private jets to spend time alone with McKee as Davis groomed her for what was to be in the future.. Davis brought her to Lake Tahoe and Reno and always having a private hotel room for her. Davis kept McKee close when he played Vegas she was always included. McKee was on Davis arm when Sinatra married Mia Farrow at the dinner at the Chinese restaurant in the Sands Hotel one night. McKee soon found herself hanging with the likes of Dean Martin, Joey Bishop, Danny Thomas, Sinatra and all the big stars of the late 60’s in Vegas. McKee had moved back to LA when she realized she did not want to compete with all the girls surrounding Sammy always. McKee accepted the marriage proposal from then lover Mickey Steinborn and was now married living in LA working as an actress. Suddenly McKee gets a call from Shirley Rhodes Davis personal manager and she is invited to Davis home for dinner “Sammy wants to talk to you about something” she tells McKee.