Consider it part of my charm, spawned from all the biographies and True crime books I’ve read.
To quote the late, great Diana Vreeland, dying of a heart attack at 85 claiming she was 72, so…let’s get crackin’.
JFK had the last rites four times, before taking the 5th, in Dallas.
The rosary beads used by Catholic priest, Father Oscar L. Hubur, were auctioned off in 2019 for $13,000.
Jackie had placed her wedding band onto her husband’s pinkie when he was pronounced dead, then asked for it back.
LBJ refused to leave without her, even though the Secret Service insisted, I believe out of humanity.
He had two daughters remember.
Jackie’s bloody pink suit, she refused to change so we’d see…what they did to him…won’t be made public until 2103, upon her request.
Have we...shivered me timbers…yet?
Actress, Mariska Hargitay, famous for her role as Olivia Benson on Law and Order Special Victim’s Unit, was 3, when she survived the fatal 1967 car crash killing her mother, actress Jayne Mansfield, at 34.
In the Large Edition that should grace every coffee table, not just mine and John Waters’s, Kenneth Anger’s, Hollywood Babylon, has a graphic photo of the car, along with Miss Mansfield’s dead chihuahua.
Okay, so it’s not exactly Disney, but remember, Bambi’s mother too, gets it in the end.
In June, 1969, over 22,000 mourners paid their last respects to Judy Garland, ODing at 47, lying majestically in a glass covered casket at Manhattan’s famed, Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home, earning it the now name…
The Judy Garland Memorial Chapel.
It was their second largest funeral, Rudolph Valentino dying in 1926 at 31, the first, with 100,000 mourners, mostly women.
Wednesday Addams, that little demonic shit of the 60s TV show, The Addams Family, has a fan club on Facebook with 1,852 members.
When actor, Bela Lugosi, died in 1956 at 73 of heart failure, his will didn’t say he wished to be buried in his Dracula costume, as natty as it was.
See how rumors get started?
In July, 1982 during the making of the film, The Twilight Zone, along with three others, actor Vic Morrow, age 53, was killed during a helicopter crash, making Vic lose his head, literally.
Designer Coco Chanel, after a jaunty stroll with a friend, laid on her bed at Paris’s Hotel Ritz, before saying to her maid, Celine, “You see, this is how you die,” and did.
The chic Natzi lover control freak, was 87.
This however, doesn’t mean we should throw out those gold-chained clutch bags and little cropped jackets.
Didn’t know Coco liked SOURKRAUT?
During the Second World War, she brazenly kept company with a handsome SS Officer named, Baron Hans Gunther von Dinchlage.
Unlike many women who cozied up to the enemy, Coco did not get her head shaved.
Like I always say, it all comes down to who ya know. 🙂
I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog too. I don’t think so.
I'm just a girl who likes to write slightly on slant. I've had a career in fashion, dabbled in film and to be honest, I don't like talking about myself. Now my posts are another matter so I will let them speak for themselves.
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