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Vivien Leigh Was Gone With The Women

According to a new tell-all biography, Vivien Leigh, best known as Scarlett O’Hara in “Gone With the Wind,” had a few dirty secrets under that hoop skirt. What was really going on behind the scenes of her fairytale marriage to Laurence Olivier? Find out after the jump. Keep reading »

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For November 1st-2nd 2008

This weekend “Biography” highlights the four key players in the presidential election, just in time for Election Day, this Tuesday November 4th. And if you’re as enthralled with the resurgence of vampire culture as we are, check out the BIO channel on Saturday for “Secret Life of Vampires” at 5 pm. The program will be a study of vampire legends and the impact on pop culture. On Sunday you can watch “True Blood,” which dispels some vampire legends and fully embraces others. See what other Frisky-esque shows are airing this weekend after the jump. Keep reading »

Clark Gable: Gayer Than Gone With The Wind

Not like we have a shot now, but a new biography claims Clark Gable, aka Rhett Butler from Gone With The Wind was gay. Although The New York Times and a lot of other publications think it’s a load of bull, at the very least it’s karma. The handsome Hollywood hunk was a notorious homophobe. In fact, that’s one of the reasons they cast queeny Charles Laughton, who regularly brought his boyfriend to the set, to star opposite Gable in Mutiny on the Bounty. The studio thought they could create on screen tension from the behind the scenes brawls. The new novel, Clark Gable: Tormented Star, by celebrity-obsessed author David Bret, now claims the oversexed Gable was publicly overreacting to cover up his prostitution and private predilection for men. It even asserts that comedienne Carole Lombard, his fourth wife, didn’t mind that he was doing it with her personal designer, William Haines. Scandalous! [After Elton] Keep reading »

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