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Liz Taylor 'at death's door'
News.Com. AU ^ | April 28, 2006 | staff writer

Posted on 04/28/2006 5:54:50 AM PDT by yankeedame

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To: SoCal Pubbie
Strawberry blond!

I didn't know that.

Those black haired wigs fooled me!

Yes, she was a conniver.
101 posted on 04/28/2006 10:34:35 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) !)
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To: spectre

That's interesting. Wasn't aware of that.


102 posted on 04/28/2006 10:35:49 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) !)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Yes, at one time she was gorgeous. Beauty and life are fleeting.


103 posted on 04/28/2006 10:37:37 AM PDT by BunnySlippers
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To: najida

I think she had a very difficult time coming to terms with the loss of her looks and aging.

I wish her well.


104 posted on 04/28/2006 10:39:48 AM PDT by BunnySlippers
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To: D-Chivas

A new heart would do wonders.


105 posted on 04/28/2006 10:39:59 AM PDT by Flavius Josephus (Nationalism is not a crime.)
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To: spectre

It was the other way around. She converted when she married Mike Todd, and she married Eddie Fisher after Mike Todd died. Liz was a supporter of Israel, and I think her bodyguards are Israeli former commando types.


106 posted on 04/28/2006 10:42:39 AM PDT by Cecily
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

Who's the dude with the bad hat? And why is Liza holding on to a mannequin of Dick Martin?


107 posted on 04/28/2006 10:43:24 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Democrats = The Culture of Treason)
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To: AD from SpringBay

You can always count on someone to pipe up and be a Little Ray of Sunshine for Jesus. :-D


108 posted on 04/28/2006 10:44:17 AM PDT by linda_22003
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

What is that? A remake of The Munsters?!


109 posted on 04/28/2006 10:44:29 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: BunnySlippers

I guess my take on aging is different,
I still see her as quite beautiful,
different, but still beautiful.

I see lots of elderly women like that....you can still see 'who' they are ;)


110 posted on 04/28/2006 10:45:30 AM PDT by najida (Founder of the Contrarian Party....Do NOT argue with me ;))
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To: linda_22003

As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout so is a fair woman which is without discretion. Proverbs 11:22


111 posted on 04/28/2006 10:46:20 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We have the government we allow and deserve.)
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To: Terriergal; Cecily
but I didn't realize they were terriers

Some consider them spaniels.

I had a Maltese. He was the best friend I've ever had. I miss him. Those pictures look just like him. I'd love to have another one, but they are so hard to keep groomed. I don't like the short hair cut, but we did keep the hair around his eyes cut. He wasn't prissy; he thought the bows were sissified. He sounded like a big dog, too. I am convinced he saved me from a home invasion once. The guy couldn't see him; he could only hear him.

112 posted on 04/28/2006 10:48:02 AM PDT by Samwise (All that is needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.)
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To: AD from SpringBay

Some of us just like to enjoy a movie sometimes, Zechariah. That's really all there is to it. :)


113 posted on 04/28/2006 10:51:55 AM PDT by linda_22003
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To: chit*chat
TRAMP.

Thanks for joining the thread. You can't have Bewitched without a good Gladys Kravitz.
114 posted on 04/28/2006 10:53:33 AM PDT by HostileTerritory
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To: HostileTerritory

Ah yes, another blue-nose heard from. Actually, she's the opposite of a tramp. I heard her say in an interview once that she'd had so many marriages because she was raised to believe you should be married to a man if you were sleeping with him.


115 posted on 04/28/2006 11:06:36 AM PDT by linda_22003
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To: linda_22003

>>SNORT!<<<

:))


116 posted on 04/28/2006 11:08:29 AM PDT by najida (Founder of the Contrarian Party....Do NOT argue with me ;))
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To: linda_22003

I don't know how far I would go to defend her--didn't she steal Eddie Fisher when he was still married? Still, I take the point.

She's one-of-a-kind. Which is to the advantage of everyone else, because even with her beauty and her talent, no should lead a life like she did.


117 posted on 04/28/2006 11:11:25 AM PDT by HostileTerritory
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To: yankeedame

In her younger days she was absolutely the most beautiful and sexy star out there. A great actress. Getting old is better than the alternative. So I have been told. God bless her.


118 posted on 04/28/2006 11:15:26 AM PDT by Uncle Hal
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To: HostileTerritory

I don't admire every single thing she ever did. I just enjoy her movies sometimes. Really, that's all that I judge her on.

Yes, she was vilified for "stealing" Eddie Fisher from Debbie, and "stealing" Richard Burton from Sybil, but I don't think you can "steal" anyone who doesn't want to go. ;-)


119 posted on 04/28/2006 11:23:26 AM PDT by linda_22003
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To: linda_22003

She and Debbie Reynolds eventually "kissed and made up" - after seeing how Eddie Fisher wound up, I think they both realized what a loser he was.

Debbie has a great sense of humor and has been really funny in her recent TV "mother" roles and things like that.


120 posted on 04/28/2006 11:53:11 AM PDT by Rte66
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To: linda_22003

You bet.


121 posted on 04/28/2006 11:58:28 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We have the government we allow and deserve.)
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To: yankeedame

How many men did she have in her lifetime? Who knows; but she made some great movies; Cleopatra is my favorite one.


122 posted on 04/28/2006 1:35:43 PM PDT by gedeon3
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To: martin_fierro

I'm sorry, is that tv picture really her? Oh how tragic.


123 posted on 04/28/2006 5:16:57 PM PDT by bboop (Stealth Tutor)
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To: YaYa123

I think it's sort of wierd Liz Taylor, (who converted to Judaism when she married Mike Todd), has annual Easter parties.

I think she converted when she married Eddie Fisher!


124 posted on 04/28/2006 5:21:52 PM PDT by Betteboop
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To: martin_fierro
It was all that chicken.

ROTFL!! Oh that was classic!

125 posted on 04/28/2006 5:27:16 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Betteboop

I have no idea who is right after finding this:



"About the famous religious convert Elizabeth Taylor what religion she converted from and to and why.
RENOWNED RELIGIOUS CONVERTS


ELIZABETH TAYLOR, U.S. (British-born), 1932-.

Actress.

From: Christian Science.

To: Judaism.

Why: Taylor converted to Judaism after the death of her husband Mike Todd and before her marriage to Eddie Fisher, although she claimed the conversion had nothing to do with marriage plans. "As a kid I had a Walter Mitty dream about being Jewish and wished I was," she says in her autobiography.""


126 posted on 04/28/2006 6:22:26 PM PDT by YaYa123
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To: spectre

Didn't she marry Fisher after Todd? Something to do with "borrowing" Fisher from her friend, Debbie, as a shoulder to cry on?


127 posted on 04/28/2006 6:39:04 PM PDT by bannie (The government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.)
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To: linda_22003

Wow, I guess I'm a better person than I'd known: My dad says, "Well, at least [bannie] always marries them."


128 posted on 04/28/2006 6:41:42 PM PDT by bannie (The government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.)
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To: bannie
She and Debbie Reynolds have a common bond. They BOTH loathe Eddie Fisher. Hell hath no wrath..whew!

sw

129 posted on 04/28/2006 6:42:14 PM PDT by spectre (Spectre's wife (It's the benefits stupid)
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To: linda_22003
I don't think you can "steal" anyone who doesn't want to go. ;-)

You're probably right; but who wants one who can be thusly enticed?

130 posted on 04/28/2006 6:43:24 PM PDT by bannie (The government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.)
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To: yankeedame

Like her or not, another 20th century Hollywood icon passes. There ain't very many left - Deborah Kerr comes to mind - Scots are a tough lot.


131 posted on 04/28/2006 6:47:20 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: wtc911
Only a woman would enjoy Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf.

Why? That's a phenomenal play/film. One of the best American films of the mid 1960s.
132 posted on 04/28/2006 6:51:12 PM PDT by Borges
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To: skeeter
Scots are a tough lot.

Maureen Ohara is still alive too!
133 posted on 04/28/2006 6:58:36 PM PDT by Borges
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To: skeeter

I liked her as ther "perfect" Amy in Little Women....I think she had blond hair for that role tho so she looked very different.


134 posted on 04/28/2006 7:37:30 PM PDT by chgomac
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To: ntnychik; devolve; Smartass; PhilDragoo

This makes me sad. I didn't agree with all her views but she really was a beautiful woman. Not a great actress.


135 posted on 04/28/2006 7:45:14 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: potlatch
Liz Taylor was a knock out, beautiful lady. Yes, her present health condition is sad. I don't like to see people suffer. She wasn't great, but still made a few tons of Hollywood gold.

136 posted on 04/28/2006 7:51:52 PM PDT by Smartass (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: Smartass

Her health always seemed to be bad, one thing after another.


137 posted on 04/28/2006 7:56:04 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: Phsstpok

My personal favorite Liz Taylor film: "Elephant Walk"


138 posted on 04/28/2006 7:57:02 PM PDT by securityMama
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

Exactly! I can't think of her and not see that image in my head. What a bunch of freaks.


139 posted on 04/28/2006 7:58:29 PM PDT by HoHoeHeaux ("You can lead a horse to water. Jack Bauer can make him drink.")
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To: potlatch
That's so true. Some people are more fragile than others. I believe it's attributed to ones genes and how they took care of themselves in their youth. Liz lived a pretty fast life.

140 posted on 04/28/2006 8:05:56 PM PDT by Smartass (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: martin_fierro

She certainly is/was a beautiful woman.

Well OK for that, but I promise you all here and my kids too, after I die, my money will not be going to AIDS research.


141 posted on 04/28/2006 8:09:37 PM PDT by Radix (Stop domestic violence. Beat abroad.)
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To: potlatch
She was a beautiful young woman, and I enjoyed some of her movies... notably Giant.

The real reason I hate that she'll die is that we'll all be subjected to countless hours of TV treating this like it's the greatest tragedy of all time. While I don't think it will surpass the Princess Diana level of media-induced hysteria, it will certainly leave John-John's in the dust.

I think it's a toss up as to who was more beautiful in her prime. Either Liz Taylor or Audrey Hepburn. No doubt about who aged the most gracefully, however. Hepburn by a mile.

142 posted on 04/28/2006 8:11:50 PM PDT by TontoKowalski
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To: Smartass
Liz lived a pretty fast life

And you know that, huh?

143 posted on 04/28/2006 9:02:14 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: TontoKowalski

I never thought of Audrey Hepburn as beautiful, more cute to my way of thinking but I'm a woman, lol.

I hate the California car chases, on and on and on!!


144 posted on 04/28/2006 9:05:32 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: Radix

I always like Liz mostly because she married every man she fell in love with:)


145 posted on 04/28/2006 9:09:05 PM PDT by fatima (And the beat goes on.)
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To: Red Badger
She is probably the last class act in Hollywood...........

I wouldn't call her a "class act," with her eight(?) marriages, drug addiction etc, but she is a throwback to a bygone era. Someone recently observed how the stars in the old movies were adults, while the current crop are universally idiot children. Liz Taylor, like her contemporaries, was an adult. There are none like her, or them, today.

146 posted on 04/28/2006 9:11:15 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: nmh

Does anyone know if she is a Christian?<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

She converted to Judaism when married to Eddie Fisher. Don't know if she continued observing it after Eddie.


147 posted on 04/28/2006 9:12:29 PM PDT by Mjaye
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To: potlatch
She's been married eight times to seven husbands:

1) Hotel heir Conrad Hilton, Jr (May 6, 1950 - January 29, 1951) (divorced)

2) Michael Wilding (February 21, 1952 - January 26, 1957) (divorced)

3) Producer Mike Todd (February 2, 1957 - March 22, 1958) (widowed)

4) Eddie Fisher (May 12, 1959 - March 6, 1964) (divorced)

5) Richard Burton (March 15, 1964 - June 26, 1974) (divorced)

6) Richard Burton (2nd marriage) (October 10, 1975 - July 29, 1976) (divorced)

7) Senator John Warner (December 4, 1976 - November 7, 1982) (divorced)

8) Teamster construction-equipment operator Larry Fortensky

(twenty years her junior) (October 6, 1991 - October 31, 1996) (divorced)

**SIGH**

 

148 posted on 04/28/2006 9:18:04 PM PDT by Smartass (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: Smartass

And the ones she always says she loved the most are the two who died years ago! Had they lived she might not be saying that, lol.


149 posted on 04/28/2006 9:21:16 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: potlatch
We can't fault her for trying.
She appeared to never find happiness!
150 posted on 04/28/2006 9:27:57 PM PDT by Smartass (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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