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Brady Bunch mom got crabs in affair with NY mayor (Florence Henderson memoirs)
Reuters ^ | June 25, 2011 | Dean Goodman

Posted on 06/25/2011 2:25:46 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Edited on 06/25/2011 2:29:45 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Florence Henderson, the actress who played perky mom Carol Brady in the beloved family sitcom, says she once got crabs after a one-night-stand with career politician John Lindsay, who was the mayor of New York City at the time.

Henderson, now 77, recounts in her upcoming memoir that she was cheating on her husband during the 1960s, and gave in to her better judgment when her married and unattractive friend put the moves on her over drinks at the Beverly Hills Hotel.


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1 posted on 06/25/2011 2:25:51 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: al baby; Allegra; BufordP; EveningStar; JRios1968; martin_fierro; pax_et_bonum; ...

Oops.


2 posted on 06/25/2011 2:27:04 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (July 23, 2017 - This is Ellis Wyatt. I am on strike.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I didn’t need to know this. I didn’t want to know this.


3 posted on 06/25/2011 2:27:38 PM PDT by Rytas
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To: Rytas
I didn’t need to know this. I didn’t want to know this.

Same here.

4 posted on 06/25/2011 2:28:26 PM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Not really surprised. Despite her iconic ‘mom’ role on “Brady Bunch,” every time I saw her interviewed, I got a pretty strong funky/libertine slut vibe.

Now, had this been from Barbara Billingsly, Harriet Nelson, or Jane Wyatt... THEN, I would have fallen out of my chair.


5 posted on 06/25/2011 2:31:41 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Whoever wrote this, the author of the article or Henderson herself, is an idiot, twice over!

She "gave in to her better judgment".....?

Her "unattractive friend"?

Now Lindsay has been called many thing, but physically "unattractive" has never been one of them. I knew ( not in the carnal sense ) John V. Lindsay and by no stretch of the imagination could he ever be said to be, whether in person or in pictures, a physically unattractive man.

7 posted on 06/25/2011 2:34:57 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

so... why does she admit to being a slut now??


8 posted on 06/25/2011 2:35:25 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

You know what they say - better lobsters on your piano than crabs on your organ.


9 posted on 06/25/2011 2:37:04 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten (Welcome to the USA - where every day is Backwards Day!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Why would someone feel the need to make something like this public?


10 posted on 06/25/2011 2:38:34 PM PDT by CAluvdubya (I STAND WITH SARAH...)
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11 posted on 06/25/2011 2:39:41 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten (Welcome to the USA - where every day is Backwards Day!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
I don't get this. She has bragged about her affairs for 30 years, she is one sick dudet.
12 posted on 06/25/2011 2:40:10 PM PDT by svcw (Non forgiveness is like holding a hot coal thinking the other person will be blistered)
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To: CAluvdubya

Beats me. I wouldn’t.


13 posted on 06/25/2011 2:44:34 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (July 23, 2017 - This is Ellis Wyatt. I am on strike.)
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To: nopardons

I met him at an embassy reception in Jeddah years ago. I thought he looked rather distinguished.


14 posted on 06/25/2011 2:45:05 PM PDT by Ax
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Bless her heart, she appears to have a real head on her shoulders.


15 posted on 06/25/2011 2:48:12 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Ax

shhhh, he kept his crabs under cover..or he kept it in his pants...


16 posted on 06/25/2011 2:49:38 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
oh...now the Brady Bunch itching episode makes much more sense
17 posted on 06/25/2011 2:53:15 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Women like to brag about this stuff.


18 posted on 06/25/2011 2:53:44 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

TMI

(John Lindsay? I thought it might be Ed Crotch.)


19 posted on 06/25/2011 2:54:49 PM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: Rytas

“I didn’t need to know this. I didn’t want to know this.”

AMEN!


20 posted on 06/25/2011 2:55:07 PM PDT by vladimir998 (When anti-Catholics can't win they simply violate the rules of the forum)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

What can I say but yuk! What a foolish woman.


21 posted on 06/25/2011 2:55:33 PM PDT by Essie
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To: Rytas

You know, on one hand I didn’t either. It’s unattractive and something nice people do say or do.

OTOH, it’s an efficient reminder to people who often forget that a condom does NOT protect against everything. Lie down with dogs, get up with fleas.


22 posted on 06/25/2011 2:55:40 PM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: nopardons

The ‘unattractive’ term didn’t ring true with me either. I thought he was one of the better looking politicians.

What is it they say? “Politics is show business for ugly people.” Well Lindsay was good looking enough for “real show business.”


23 posted on 06/25/2011 3:01:20 PM PDT by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: nopardons

“Now Lindsay has been called many thing, but physically “unattractive” has never been one of them.”

That’s what I was going to say. He was very good looking. Now I’m wondering if they are talking about another person!


24 posted on 06/25/2011 3:02:08 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Ax
He was always a very good looking man, so the word "unattractive", attached to him, makes me wonder if this story is even true.

He was never what one would call "conservative", but once he was mayor, he went completely bonkers and turned into a rabid, raving LIBERAL, with many of his old friends bewildered and angry.

25 posted on 06/25/2011 3:03:17 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
I hired her in the mid 80's along with Vanna White for a business show in NY.
Think I paid $12,000 to the agency for both for three days. Both did real good for us.
26 posted on 06/25/2011 3:04:10 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Support the troops. Every Friday night at Walter Reed.)
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To: Let's Roll
Yes, he could have been in show business, had he had a yen for it; his looks were that good!

That line about her "giving in to her better nature" is also absurd!

And why was he in L.A. at the time he was mayor? If it was when he was in the House, that makes even less sense! Why was he there alone?

This whole thing is crazy;not to mention disgusting!

27 posted on 06/25/2011 3:08:45 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
For shame, Mrs. Brady!

When I was a kid, we used to call radio stations and request weird songs.

One of the ones we used to request was Florence Henderson singing "Wessonality."

28 posted on 06/25/2011 3:09:48 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: GeronL

Its always Marsha,Marsha,Marsha


29 posted on 06/25/2011 3:09:48 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: GeronL

She’s 77. Starting to feel the Maker coming on.

The 60’s will be viewed as one of the most evil times in the world.


30 posted on 06/25/2011 3:10:20 PM PDT by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: CAluvdubya

I think you meant pubic.
/s


31 posted on 06/25/2011 3:11:19 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: jocon307
This whole story doesn't ring true at all, as far as I'm concerned!

As I said, I knew him, at this time and there's something really, really, REALLY wrong about everything written in this article and book; if the book is being quoted correctly.

32 posted on 06/25/2011 3:12:05 PM PDT by nopardons
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33 posted on 06/25/2011 3:12:44 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Rocky

Ed would have given his to the Brady Bunch dad.


34 posted on 06/25/2011 3:13:15 PM PDT by John W (Natural-born US citizen since 1955)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
..and I always thought it was

Marcia

35 posted on 06/25/2011 3:15:06 PM PDT by Young Werther ("Quae cum ita sunt" Since these things are so!)
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To: Clock King
But the 60's music was great:

1. Respect - Aretha Franklin
2. Louie Louie - Kingsmen
3. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
4. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
5. Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
6. Hey Jude - Beatles
7. Good Vibrations - Beach Boys
8. You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - Righteous Brothers
9. My Girl - Temptations
10. Light My Fire - Doors

36 posted on 06/25/2011 3:16:56 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Support the troops. Every Friday night at Walter Reed.)
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

And they say that the crabs don’t make you bleed. Well, they do if you give them to me.


37 posted on 06/25/2011 3:17:12 PM PDT by Hoodat (Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. - (Rom 8:37))
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Agree 100%. These memoirs are just disgusting. I want to know about Florence Henderson’s peccadilloes about as much as I want to know about the gays’ sexual orientation. Keep it to yourselves, thank you.


38 posted on 06/25/2011 3:17:12 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Ax
I met him at an embassy reception in Jeddah years ago. I thought he looked rather distinguished.

Until he started digging at his crotch...

39 posted on 06/25/2011 3:18:09 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( He put... creatures... in our bodies... to control our minds.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
and her second marriage to her therapist

She married her therapist twice??

40 posted on 06/25/2011 3:22:46 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( He put... creatures... in our bodies... to control our minds.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Definitely a fact to be disseminated on a need to know basis only. And we did not need to know.

Now I have to sit here and wonder if she gave crabs to her “son” Greg when she slept with him.


41 posted on 06/25/2011 3:26:44 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Allegra; GeronL

http://youtu.be/5kk067ZYt-A


42 posted on 06/25/2011 3:35:57 PM PDT by Morgana (I speak no more)
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To: AGreatPer

Reasons one through ten why I quit listening to pop music before I turned thirty.
Heck,I walked out of a store just last week when “Respect” started to play.
Horrid stuff. Sorry.


43 posted on 06/25/2011 3:40:55 PM PDT by Wiser now (Liberalism is immaturity, cloaked with the pretense of moral and intellectual superiority.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

These crabby old ladies give the rest of us old ladies a bad name!


44 posted on 06/25/2011 3:42:56 PM PDT by ruesrose (It's possible to be clueless without being blonde.)
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To: Allegra

ARGH! She had crabs and does a salad commercial!! I’ll never eat crab salad again! Yuk!


45 posted on 06/25/2011 3:44:57 PM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: nopardons

My bet would be that if crabs entered into the story of Henderson and Lindsay, it was she who gave them to him.

I only saw her once in person,walking across the floor at a casino in las Vegas with two pretty boys in tow.She was twice their age.


46 posted on 06/25/2011 3:45:01 PM PDT by Venturer
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I think she meant that she gave in AGAINST her better judgment. She got crabs for doing that...


47 posted on 06/25/2011 3:47:16 PM PDT by Buddygirl
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

What a vulgar woman!


48 posted on 06/25/2011 3:53:15 PM PDT by Chickensoup (The right to bear arms is proved to prevent government genocide. Protect yourself!)
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John V. Lindsay (1921–2000)


49 posted on 06/25/2011 3:53:44 PM PDT by WaterBoard
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To: WaterBoard
Florence Henderson (born February 14, 1934) photo circa 1967


50 posted on 06/25/2011 3:56:34 PM PDT by WaterBoard
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