Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:13:58 GMT
EXCLUSIVE: He taught Faye Dunaway to swim, Whitney Houston kissed him on the lips and Grace Kelley visited even after she became a princess - 86- year-old former pool manager at the swanky Beverly Hills Hotel shares Hollywood secrets Svend Peterson, 86, who worked at Los Angeles' Beverly Hills Hotel for decades, has been left homeless, sleeping in his car under a freeway As the pool manager at the $1095-a-night hotel, he became a celebrity confidante and a familiar face in showbiz circles Some of the famous people he got to meet and become friends with were Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe and Paul Newman Whitney Houston, he says, even used to come down to the pool and 'give me a big kiss right on the mouth' His friends have launched a GoFundMe campaign on his behalf, which went viral after Sandra Bullock donated $5,000 to the cause He taught Faye Dunaway how to swim, hung out on the ... (more)
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:43:50 GMT
Lana Del Rey has been a polarizing pop star from the start. Critics have said she's too obsessed with outdated notions of femininity, or cringed at interviews where she's quoted saying things like " I wish I was dead already ."
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:58:47 GMT
The California home where actress Marilyn Monroe was found dead in 1962 is now on the market for $6.9 million. The home, located in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, is described an "authentic 1929 Hacienda," by the real estate agency that listed the home, Mercer Vine.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:55:23 GMT
On the morning of August 5, 1962, Los Angeles police received a phone call. It was 4:25 a.m. and the voice on the line announced, "Marilyn Monroe is dead.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:55:22 GMT
For just a little under seven million and you can own a piece of Hollywood history: the Los Angeles home that 1950s sex symbol Marilyn Monroe lived and, tragically, died in. Listed at $6.9 million, the 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom hacienda is "[p]rivately and securely situated at the end of an itty-bitty cul-de-sac behind a high wall, secured gate and canopy of trees," Variety magazine reported Friday.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:14:06 GMT
The only home ever owned by Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe, in the affluent Brentwood area of Los Angeles, is for sale with an asking price of $US6,900,000 . The bottle blonde bombshell, whose last feature film was the 1961 drama The Misfits, with Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift, bought the 1929 Spanish hacienda style four-bedroom home in the coveted and star-studded Helenas district in early 1962.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:25:05 GMT
The hacienda-style house on a leafy half-acre of grounds was purchased by Monroe in the early 1960s following the end of her third marriage, to playwright Arthur Miller. It was the first home the singer, actress and model owned independent of a husband.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:39:48 GMT
In contrast to the curvaceous Absolute Towers buildings down the street, M City's design will be more angular, creating a ripple and zig-zag effect. In contrast to the curvaceous Absolute Towers buildings down the street, M City's design will be more angular, creating a ripple and zig-zag effect.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:15:55 GMT
Last month, Sofia Vergara, star of ABC's Modern Family , reached a settlement in a lawsuit brought by the actress against beauty company Venus Concept for alleged improper use of her likeness on television and in social media, which Vergara alleged created the false impression that she endorsed the Venus Concept brand or its treatment products. In the lawsuit, Vergara claimed $15 million in damages.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:30:33 GMT
The US starlet was in the red by A 793.53, according to her chequebook which is up for auction in New York Her personal chequebook, which has been unearthed, reveals the starlet was overdrawn by $991.41 on December 31, 1961 despite being paid $300,000 to star in The Misfits which was filmed that year.
Sun, 09 Apr 2017 09:58:17 GMT
And the next screening is on Wednesday, 12th April, at midday, when they will be showing Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, starring Marilyn Monroe. Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits will be on offer before the screening and there will be a 20-minute interval halfway through the film.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:06:22 GMT
Like the late icons Marilyn Monroe and James Dean, Patsy Cline continues to fascinate us. Even now, more than 50 years after her death, Patsy's music and door-opening influence live as vividly today as they did when Patsy was scoring huge radio hits like "Crazy" and "I Fall to Pieces" in the early 1960s.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:00:39 GMT
How well do you know Marilyn Monroe? The Goddess, the Idol, the Icon. These are Marilyn's best known labels.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 22:01:09 GMT
If cover bands wear dresses, and original bands wear pinstripe suits, then The Misfritz are Reno's own Beercan! in drag. Or maybe drag queens who play Misfits tunes, or transvestite men who secretly wish to be women so they can pursue lesbianism while playing ancient punk.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:52:21 GMT
Luciole Inter National Theatre Company presents the American premiere of The Real Mother of Marilyn Monroe by award-winning Portuguese playwright Armando Nascimento Rosa. Staging the story of one of the most iconic figures and myths of the twentieth century, a few days before her death in the summer 1962, this brilliant psychological thriller gives voice to the cathartic confrontation between Marilyn Monroe and her ageing mother Gladys Baker in a life-or-death scenario.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 17:30:46 GMT
Inches from doom: From dodging an alligator to a close call with an axe, are these the luckiest people EVER? Weapon store owner, 59, SMILES as court hears how he shot special needs teacher, 31, who 'appeared drunk' when he broke into his home and took a shower - but now he may be charged with first-degree murder Mother 'abandoned her three-month-old baby boy in a stranger's front yard because she took drugs and thought people were chasing her' Susan Rice must be questioned under oath about 'unmasking' Trump associates' names from top-secret intelligence, demands senator - as she is accused of demanding 'spreadsheets of phone calls' EXCLUSIVE: Mischa Barton gets new restraining orders against her two ex-boyfriends now accusing each other of trying to shop sex tape featuring the actress for $1 million Delaware man, 50, facing 75 years in prison after being found guilty of raping his wife ... (more)
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 18:35:38 GMT
June 1 marks what would have been Marilyn Monroe's 91st birthday, and the Hollywood legend would have also been in pretty impressive company - Queen Elizabeth II, Tony Bennett, and Mel Brooks are all celebrating the milestone this year , as is Hugh Hefner, who coincidentally helped Marilyn shoot to stardom when he featured her as Playboy's first-ever Playmate of the Month back in December 1953. Born Norma Jeane Mortenson, Marilyn was placed in foster care at 7 years old and shuffled from family to family until agreeing to marry at the age of 16 so that she wouldn't have to return to an orphanage.