Elizabeth Taylor Dead at 79
This one’s far from surprising but still sad and a very big story. Her face adorned the covers of more movie magazines than anyone by far and she was known for her beauty, her husbands, her charity work, and her social circle which consisted of a who’s who of show-biz royalty. The drama in her life sometimes overshadowed the fact that she was an outstanding actress, the winner of two Academy Awards and nominated for two others.
From USA Today:
She was a grand dame who lived a grand life.
Beauty, glamour, love, men, food, alcohol, friends, causes — everything was done in a big, theatrical, first-class-or-bust kind of way.
That was Elizabth Taylor
Her motto, she once told TV Guide : “The more, the better.”
Larger-than-life to the end, Taylor died today of congestive heart failure. She was 79.
“All her children were with her,” publicist Sally Morrison said.
Taylor had been hospitalized for the last two months at Cedars Sanai Hospital in Los Angeles. She first disclosed her diagnosis of congestive heart failure in November 2004. The condition was compounded by other ailments including spinal fractures and the effects of scoliosis…..
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