Both Mia Farrow and Naomi Campbell were under oath, yet the two managed to give two conflicting testimonies in the saga of the “blood diamonds” a UN-backed Special Court is prosecuting former Liberian President Charles Taylor with.
For those who have not seen the movie Blood Diamond, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, “blood diamonds” are so-called because they were mined in war zones and used to fund rebels and warlords in the civil war of Sierra Leone.
Charles Taylor is being investigated for allegedly using said blood diamonds for personal enrichment, as well as arms purchases to fuel the war in Africa which has raged on for decades. He is said to have given some of these rough blood diamonds to Naomi Campbell while she was staying the Pretoria Hotel in South Africa.
Campbell testified last week that she was not sure who sent the diamonds to her room one late night during her stay at the Pretoria.
Farrow on the other hand told prosecutors, “She said that in the night she had been awakened. Some men were knocking at her door. They were sent by Charles Taylor and they had given her a huge diamond.”