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  • Kimora Lee Simmons Wants Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry

    Posted Apr 5th 2011 at 06:00 PM by Rob Shuter

    When Elizabeth Taylor's entire collection of jewelry goes up for auction at Christie's in the next few months expect to see a sea of celebrities turning up to bid on a not-so-little piece of history; however, beware! Kimora Lee Simmons tells me she's going to be bidding to win! "All my life I have said this, I'm so emotional about Liz Taylor. My whole life I have really patterned after...

  • Colin Farrell Explains Friendship With Liz Taylor

    Posted Mar 30th 2011 at 08:30 AM by Kelly Fisher

    Not only was Colin Farrell one of the few non-family members who attended Elizabeth Taylor's funeral last week, he also recited a poem during the service. The actor explained his unlikely friendship with the late, great actress to Access Hollywood. "How did we become friends? You know, the old story of boy meets girl, and boy pesters girl with too many phone calls at inappropriate hours of the...

  • Christie's to Auction Elizabeth Taylor's Staggering Jewelry Collection

    Posted Mar 29th 2011 at 02:45 AM by The Editors of StyleList

    The late Elizabeth Taylor's great passion, her staggering collection of massive diamonds and rare vintage jewels, will be auctioned by famed auction house Christie's, sources told PEOPLE. While Christie's is refusing to confirm the report and no date has been announced, the mag reports the auction house will disperse the collection valued at more than $150 million. Taylor speculated before...

  • The Fight Begins Over Elizabeth Taylor's Fortune

    Posted Mar 28th 2011 at 12:01 PM by Rob Shuter

    Elizabeth Taylor left an enduring legacy of great films and even greater acts of philanthropy. She also amassed a huge fortune estimated between $600 million and $1 billion, most of that from her savvy business dealings. Already, the fighting has begun as to who will get to manage that bounty along with all the money she's destined to make in death. I'm told her last wish was for her...

  • Liz Taylor's 'Beautiful' Letter to Kennedy Center Floors Barry Manilow

    Posted Mar 25th 2011 at 10:57 PM by Rob Shuter

    Elizabeth Taylor loved and honored her friends and tried her best to get them the recognition she felt they deserved. Illustrating this bond is a new, never-before-seen letter the Dame sent to the board of trustees at the Kennedy Center on behalf of her great friend Barry Manilow. On beautiful lilac stationary, with her name embossed at the top in purple, Taylor eloquently wrote that Barry...

  • Is Elizabeth Taylor Worth More Dead Than Alive?

    Posted Mar 25th 2011 at 02:00 PM by Jo Piazza

    Elizabeth Taylor was one of the last greats, an icon until the day she died and now a legend that will live on forever. Unlike plenty of celebrities who advance in years and let their business fall to the wayside, Taylor maintained a lucrative package of licensing and endorsement deals, which for a lesser being, would have dried up a half-century ago. Still, the value of the Liz Taylor image...

  • Elizabeth Taylor's Dark Secret About James Dean Revealed

    Posted Mar 25th 2011 at 07:01 AM by Kelly Fisher

    As the world mourns the loss of an American icon, newly released details from a 1997 interview with Elizabeth Taylor reveals a shocking secret about legendary film star James Dean that she allegedly kept for most of her life. According to The Daily Beast, writer Kevin Sessums interviewed Taylor for a cover story for POZ, an American magazine dedicated to AIDS activism. It was then the actress...

  • Elizabeth Taylor Laid to Rest in Intimate Ceremony

    Posted Mar 24th 2011 at 09:00 PM by Tracey Harrington McCoy

    Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor was laid to rest Thursday afternoon in an intimate ceremony at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, California, The Associated Press reports. About four dozen family members attended the funeral that lasted an hour, Glendale police spokesman Tom Lorenz said. Four stretch limousines transported Taylor's family to and from the funeral. Per Jewish customs (she converted...

  • Zsa Zsa Gabor Hospitalized Following Elizabeth Taylor's Death

    Posted Mar 24th 2011 at 01:20 PM by Elizabeth Yun

    Word of legendary actress and friend Elizabeth Taylor's death upset Zsa Zsa Gabor so much that she had to be hospitalized with high blood pressure. According to her publicist John Blanchette, Gabor, upon hearing the news on television, replied, "Oh, Jane Russell and Liz Taylor -- I'm next." The 94-year-old Hungarian actress has been plagued with health problems for some time. She was rushed to...

  • Elizabeth Taylor's Friends Tell Hate Church to 'Bring It On'

    Posted Mar 24th 2011 at 08:55 AM by Rob Shuter

    When Westboro Baptist Church spokeswoman Margie Phelps slithered onto Twitter on Wednesday to announce plans to protest Elizabeth Taylor's funeral, many were horrified, but not Dame Liz's vigilant friends. They say, "Bring it on!" "Elizabeth spent her whole life fighting for what's right, and it looks like it will be no different now that she's gone," a close friend of the actress tells me. ...

  • Video: Carrie Fisher Recalls 'Double Date' With Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson

    Posted Mar 24th 2011 at 08:40 AM by AOL TV Editors

    Actress and author Carrie Fisher became Elizabeth Taylor's stepdaughter when Taylor married Fisher's father, singer Eddie Fisher. Although Taylor and Eddie Fisher divorced when Carrie was 8, she maintained a close relationship with Taylor, who died Wednesday at age 79. Reflecting upon her stepmother, Fisher told 'Piers Morgan Tonight' about a "double date" she went on with Taylor, Michael...

  • Larry King on Elizabeth Taylor: She Was the Last of the Great Movie Stars

    Posted Mar 24th 2011 at 02:45 AM by Christo Varghese

    As a guest on Fox News for the first time since leaving CNN, former talk show host Larry King talked about Dame Elizabeth Taylor, who tragically passed away of congestive heart failure on Wednesday at the age of 79. King was a guest on 'Hannity' where host Sean Hannity first thanked the legendary interviewer for his impact on the industry. After some pleasant banter, Hannity asked King about...

  • From Nicky to Larry: The Men in Liz Taylor's Life

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011 at 07:34 PM by PopEater Staff

    Between the ages of 18 and 64, Elizabeth Taylor did more than a life's worth of loving, marrying and divorcing. At many points in her career, the legendary actress, who died Wednesday of heart failure, garnered more attention from the public for her intoxicating love life than for the 50-odd films that padded her unparalleled filmography....

  • Debbie Reynolds: Elizabeth Taylor Was in a Lot of Pain at the End

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011 at 07:05 PM by Tracey Harrington McCoy

    Though they spent many years as Hollywood rivals, Elizabeth Taylor and Debbie Reynolds were friends at the time of Taylor's death Wednesday. In fact, Reynolds spoke to Taylor just two weeks ago and shared some of their conversation with Access Hollywood Live on Wednesday. "I said, 'Getting old is really sh––,' " Reynolds told the television show of her final conversation with...

  • Elizabeth Taylor: A Stylish Life

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011 at 06:00 PM by The Editors of StyleList

    Film legend Elizabeth Taylor had as much impact off the silver screen as she did on. Her glitzy personal style featured curve-hugging gowns and diamonds galore, a look that sealed her steamy sex-symbol image and kept the handsome leading men lined up. The actress herself best summed up the look: "Enough is never enough," she said of her love of glittering glamour. Taylor's style made waves...


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