The story of Might Pang: How Yoko Ono got here to remorse hiring a younger girl to be John Lennon’s lover


Might Pang was simply a teen and recent out of faculty when she reportedly grew to become John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s private assistant. However the younger girl had no thought what she was entering into. Quickly after getting employed, Pang reportedly started dealing with their chores – from aiding them within the recording studio to tagging together with them to the UK. Not simply that, the Each day Mail reported that Pang additionally “purchased John and Yoko’s groceries and answered the telephone — and he or she additionally equipped backing vocals on a few of their songs together with the 1971 hit single Glad Christmas (Warfare Is Over).”


Nonetheless, issues modified in 1973 when she was approached by Ono “to exit with Lennon”. On the time, she was simply 22.


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Within the newly-released documentary – ‘The Misplaced Weekend: A Love Story’ — Pang has revealed: “Yoko walked into my workplace and stated: ‘John and I aren’t getting alongside and I do know he’ll begin seeing different folks. And I would like you to exit with him as I believe he wants somebody good such as you.’”

At first, Pang — “a naive child . . . very, very younger” — reportedly refused Yoko’s provide however finally obliged after Ono informed her, “It is OK. You must do it.” The daughter of Chinese language immigrants famous within the movie, “She thought it was the perfect factor since I did not have a boyfriend,” earlier than revealing that Ono was fairly positive that she might simply deal with younger girls like her.


Might Pang attends the curtain name on the opening night time of “Rain – A Tribute To The Beatles” at Neil Simon Theatre on October 26, 2010 in New York Metropolis. (Photograph by John Lamparski/Getty Photographs)

The late singer-songwriter’s second spouse has reportedly all the time claimed that the so-called love affair between her husband and the PA was below her management, however the documentary tells a distinct story revealing Pang’s facet of the story. “She [Pang] insists that she and Lennon fell in love and that Ono, discovering she’d made a critical misjudgment, needed to struggle exhausting to win him again. The documentary, which Pang narrates, options contributions from others near Lennon together with his son Julian, who say the Beatle by no means appeared extra joyful than within the months he spent with Pang,” The Each day Mail reported.


Ex-Beatle John Lennon (1940 – 1980) and his girlfriend Might Pang, his former secretary, on the opening of ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Membership Band on the Street’ on Broadway, New York Metropolis, twenty first November 1974. (Photograph by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Photographs)

Pang reportedly stated that she had no emotions for Lennon initially however he made her fall in love with him. “Earlier than I knew it John Lennon charmed the pants off me,” she remembered. The Each day Mail report said that after they’d intercourse for the primary time, she grew to become emotional and “requested him what it meant for his or her relationship. He stated he did not know however the next day he bought out his guitar and performed her a tune — Shock, Shock (Candy Chicken of Paradox) — he’d written a couple of woman who ‘will get me by means of this goddawful loneliness’.”

“I knew how a lot John meant to me however till that second I did not understand how a lot I meant to John,” Pang declared as she added, “John and I spent nights collectively and each morning I’d go to the Dakota and see Yoko. It was not a cushty scenario.”


Former John Lennon girlfriend/Writer Might Pang attends the Habitat for Humanity the Home the Beatles Followers Constructed occasion at Two Outdated Hippies in The Gulch on October 17, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photograph by Rick Diamond/Getty Photographs)

Pang by means of the documentary has additionally disclosed that after Ono realized that her husband and the PA had emotions for one another and shifted to Los Angeles in September 1973 leaving her behind, she “minimize off her wage by the point their aircraft touched down”. 


Yoko Ono speaks at Amnesty Worldwide Tapestry Honoring John Lennon Unveiling at Ellis Island on July 29, 2015 in New York Metropolis. (Photograph by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Photographs)

The movie additionally went on to point out how Pang helped Lennon’s first spouse Cynthia and their son Julian get again in contact with one another. “I hoped they might get some sort of closure for Julian’s sake,” she stated. Then in 1974, Pang and Lennon began dwelling in a small penthouse in New York. Issues had been going advantageous however then in November of the identical 12 months, the ex Beatle reunited together with his spouse backstage at Madison Sq. Backyard after an Elton John gig.


John Lennon (1940 – 1980) with Yoko Ono, December 1968. (Photograph by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Photographs)

In February 1975, Pang and Lennon had been collectively in Lengthy Island when Ono referred to as her husband and requested him to come back and see “a therapist who might break his nicotine behavior by means of hypnosis. She advised he return to their Dakota constructing house for therapy.”  Lennon promised Pang that he would come again however that didn’t occur. Nonetheless, they stored assembly one another “usually intimately” for the subsequent 5 years earlier than Mark David Chapman shot him lifeless.



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