Until last week, even in an uncertain world, there were still a few things one remained confident we would be highly unlikely to see. The claim that his brain was damaged during the marriage would be more persuasive if, before it, when it was allegedly undamaged, he hadn't chosen Michael Jackson to be his best man. Unless, of course, Liza was already beating him up during the engagement, which would explain why, standing next to Jacko in the wedding photographs, David looks like Uday and Qusay's brother after being touched up by the Pentagon embalmers and put on display at the Baghdad morgue.
Search RN. The presenter of RN's The List spoke to her mother and uncles about how the boy who would eventually become a star changed their childhood. There are family stories that you grow up with, stories that have been around for so long that you take them for granted.
Gest and Minelli's marriage was tabloid fodder from the get-go, with many claiming the star's new husband was gay. Gest denied these rumors about his sexuality, but if they were true, he would hardly be the first gay man married to a Hollywood star. The legacy of female celebrities marrying gay men is long, and the reason why is more complicated than you may think. Gay stars have been masking their sexuality under the cover of heterosexual relationships since the first days of film.
Peter Allen born Peter Richard Woolnough ; 10 February — 18 June was an Australian singer-songwriter, musician and entertainer, known for his flamboyant stage persona and lavish costumes. In addition to recording many albums, he enjoyed a cabaret and concert career, including appearing at the Radio City Music Hall riding a camel. Allen was the first husband of Liza Minnelliwith the couple divorcing after seven years of marriage; he later came out as gay.
That wide, brown land of middle Australia feels claustrophobic. I was one of the luckier ones, being surrounded by family and teachers who championed difference. Raised in St George in western Queensland, I still experienced moments of self-consciousness, such as those times I avoided buying phallus-shaped vegetables from the local supermarket, for fear of inviting suggestion.
Hello Alan! These were my thoughts exactly while I was doing my research. I haven't heard his well-known songs for years - and some of the others not at all until now.
Says Bernadette Peters, who toured the U. When Allen complained of a sore throat, friends advised him to see a specialist. Allen bunkered down with his mother, Marion Woolnough, 74, and his sister, Lynne Smith, 44, in Surfers Paradise, a town south of Brisbane. Soon therefter he flew to his penthouse apartment in New York City to begin radiation therapy.