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Afternoon Eye Candy: Marlon Brando

Um, 27 glorious photos of (young) Marlon Brando? Yes, please! Check it out over at theBERRY…

Quickies: Liz Taylor And Michael Jackson’s Post-9/11 Road Trip & Blake Shelton’s Anti-Gay Tweets

  • On September 10, 2001, Michael Jackson played a concert in New York City and his two good pals, Liz Taylor and Marlon Brando, sat in the audience. On September 11th, NYC was attacked by terrorists and friends of the now-deceased stars claim the threesome hopped in a car and started driving cross-country. Claims Vanity Fair magazine, “Brando allegedly annoyed his traveling companions by insisting on stopping at nearly every KFC and Burger King they passed along the highway.” Praise be, this has all been explained for our amusement via Taiwanese animation. [Vanity Fair]
  • The upcoming TV lineup is packed with shows starring ladies! Yesss! I’m setting my DVR to record half of these shows right now. [Vulture]
  • Oksana Grigorieva has dropped her domestic violence claim against Mel Gibson, apparently as an “olive branch.” Ugh, I don’t understand these people. [TMZ]
  • How much do celebs earn for appearing on “Dancing With The Stars”? The results will shock you. Now we know how Bristol Palin could afford all that plastic surgery. [PopEater]

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A Love Letter From Marlon Brando

In 1966, Marlon Brando penned this letter of admiration to a stewardess who helped nurse a sick patient back to health during a flight. Yes, friends, one of the most beautiful men to walk the Earth also wrote love notes. He was a romantic! Some of you may find it unsophisticated (his salutation is “Dear Lady” and some of his grammar is sketchy), but if I got this letter from Marlon Brando, I would probably dissolve into a puddle of goo upon reading. Especially the part where he points out her “gothic aspects.” Swoonworthy. Check out the full transcript, after the jump. [Letters of Note] Keep reading »

Marlon Brando And His Kitty

Those of you who read regularly know I have an issue with cats … especially men with cats. Marlon Brando may have just changed my mind. Or maybe the typewriter just canceled out the cat? Either way, holy hot. And check out more famous dudes who were mega-hot in their youth. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Don’t You Dare Use Marlon Brando’s Name Without Permission

When it comes to celebrities and clothing items, it’s common practice for designers to honor their favorite stars by naming select pieces from the collection after them. But Marlon Brando‘s people aren’t very happy about a leather jacket that pays homage to him; they are very angry at Joe’s Jeans for their two transgressions. It seems the denim brand never requested approval to name their leather jacket The Brando, and they labeled one of their e-newsletters “The Wild One,” the title of one of Brando’s films in which he wears a leather jacket. Now, Brando Enterprises has slapped the company with a lawsuit, claiming Joe’s is “infringing and misappropriating the Brando name.” Keep reading »

Marlon Brando Was Jackie Kennedy’s Rebound

Sigh, now this is a celebrity rumor I love to hear. The forthcoming book Bobby & Jackie: A Love Story by C. David Heymann details the alleged affair between Jackie Kennedy and her brother-in-law Bobby. That’s not the good part. While researching his book, Heymann says he came across unpublished passages from Marlon Brando’s autobiography (which I have read and it is glorious) Songs My Mother Taught Me which reveal Brando had an affair with Jackie a year after John F. Kennedy was murdered. According to Heymann, Brando wrote:

“She kept waiting for me to try to get her into bed. When I failed to make a move, she took matters into her own hands and popped the magic question. ‘Would you like to spend the night?’ And I said, ‘I thought you’d never ask.’”

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