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This week we mourned the loss of Elizabeth Taylor, celebrated the birth of Rachel Zoe‘s son and applauded the philanthropic nature of the royal wedding. We also heard from the likes of Anna Wintour, Tom Ford, and Lady Gaga. Not to mention, we became even more obsessed with Alexander Wang‘s adorable niece.
Elizabeth Taylor, the legendary actor, philanthropist and activist who died at the age of 79 yesterday once said she was “disgusted by the amount of myth about me that is accepted as fact.” But almost every celebrity today is plagued by numerous lies about them masquerading as truth, so the things we don’t know about them are what become really interesting. Herein, five things we didn’t know about the ever fascinating Taylor that we’ll bet you didn’t know either.
Lindsay Lohan, Angelina Jolie, and Jennifer Aniston may have cornered the market on celebrity weekly covers, but Elizabeth Taylor’s fame — and, let’s be honest, beauty — puts them all to shame. In honor of the late screen siren, we’ve compiled 18 of Taylor’s most iconic covers, plus an excerpt from Time magazine’s 1949 cover story of the then-bourgeoning starlet.
Network news outlets have reported that Academy Award-winning actress Elizabeth Taylor died in the early hours of Wednesday morning. At press time, Good Morning America, BBC and the Today Show, among others, had all either tweeted or announced on air that Taylor passed away. Taylor was admitted to Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Hospital after suffering from congestive heart failure in early February.
Kim Kardashian is shameless. But it works, you know? The girl certainly manages to get some ridiculous covers and now she can count Harper’s Bazaar among her many glossy trophies. They even let her interview her idol Elizabeth Taylor for their March issue. Oh yeah, and she dressed up like her too.