Elizabeth Taylor was reportedly running a ‘Dallas Buyers Club’-like secret network out of her Bel Air mansion to get medication to people with HIV.
At the Jewish Museum’s “Becoming Jewish: Warhol’s Liz & Marilyn” exhibit September 24 pre-opening reception a woman looking at Monroe’s conversion document exclaimed: “I knew Elizabeth converted but I didn’t know Marilyn Monroe did too!”
A new exhibit at New York City’s Jewish Museum explores the contrast between the two superstars’ private identities and their public personas, iconically captured by Andy Warhol.
The wedding dress worn by film star Elizabeth Taylor for her first marriage to hotel heir Conrad Hilton in 1950 will go up for sale next month, auction house Christie’s said on Friday.
Richard Burton often argued with Liz Taylor about who was ‘more Jewish.’ He liked to remind her that his grandfather was Jewish, while she was only a convert.
A couple of fabulous photos making the rounds on gossip sites caught the Shmooze’s eye this morning.
The 19th century New Orleans-born entertainer and sex symbol Adah Isaacs Menken is still shivering timbers long after her premature death in 1868. Back in 2003, Renée M. Sentilles, a history professor at Case Western Reserve University, published an enjoyable scholarly analysis with Cambridge University Press, “Performing Menken: Adah Isaacs Menken and the Birth of American Celebrity.” On February 1, Lyons Press published a more popular offering, “A Dangerous Woman: The Life, Loves, and Scandals of Adah Isaacs Menken, 1835-1868, America’s Original Superstar” by Michael and Barbara Foster.