I am calling it Old Hollywood, but the subject of the blind is still alive. Very old, but alive. I always say the first rule of Hollywood is to never leave a hit show. This actor/singer was one of the first to do it and when he left, the show didn't have a chance, and crashed and burned the next year. He will say he left the show because he was sick. Yes, sick from drinking too much, but that isn't the reason.
This permanent A list actor became the father to an 11 pound boy, who was his first and only son, and announced to the world that he "had his linebacker." The boy, who later became an actor himself, grew up to be a string bean, and the father never forgave him for that. The father was also very thin, but was extremely cruel to the boy growing up because he was thin too.
I have written and spoken about this case before. What I never knew until Sunday night though is that this permanent A list mostly movie actor who really got a career boost a couple of years back with a new franchise, reached out to police about this case. He wasn't home when it happened, but came back home a few days after. Because his house has a lot of video cameras and was in the right place at the right time, he had video which would be really useful.
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Most of the time in this space I write about horrible stage parents and how they just want their children to succeed so the parents can be rich and famous too, or at least the rich part and live vicariously through their kids. This is not always the case, but the exceptions generally occur when the parents are already successful and have their own careers and can therefore be parents rather than friends.
A case from many decades ago is now being seen with fresh eyes. It was always stated as fact that a stalker randomly killed the father of an A list singing family. It now turns out, it was one of the family that hired the person who killed the father.
This long-deceased dictator is remembered as a paranoid and brutal mass murderer, responsible for millions of deaths. In his mid 30s, about a decade before he came to power, he fathered a child with a 13-year-old girl. She was younger than the legal age of consent in that country, even at that time. The location was remote, and he pledged to marry the girl, so he escaped criminal charges, due to the wishes of the girl’s family.
In the past in this space, there have been several stories about old Hollywood actors and actresses who gave up kids for adoption or pretended a family member was a child's parent instead of themselves. Old Hollywood allowed for that kind of anonymity and hiding family members and histories that might make a fan hesitant to buy a movie ticket.
Old Hollywood: The original America's Sweetheart who still has her name everywhere in Hollywood, would get drunk and go on huge anti-Semitic rants, including towards her husband who was just as famous.
There are now multiple generations who believe this former A+ list mostly movie actress was one of the most horrible celebrity parents of all time. There have been articles and books and movies made about horrible she was as a parent. There are two words that are synonymous with her in the English language.
The driver met the late Old Hollywood Academy Award nominated actor at the gate at LAX. The actor was wearing one of those flat- topped Argentine Gaucho hats tilted to the side, and a bandana. The actor greeted the driver very warmly with a two-handed handshake. The driver was impressed with the actor’s demeanor and tried to think of something meaningful to say. The driver remembered that the actor liked to paint and mentioned a painting he had seen by the actor. The actor’s eyes lit up and he talked about his painting techniques all the way to the car. "Egg whites are the key, " the actor said.
Before she was famous, this future A++ list actress and Oscar winner/nominee was hoofing it up on Broadway in the chorus line of a second rate revue. She was also making ends meet by prostituting herself to shady men who lived near the apartment she was renting out. Her pimp was psychically and mentally abusive towards her and one night she had enough.