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Michael Jackson Cried Talking to Brando About His Sex Life

At least according to an upcoming podcast

(Newser) - Seems Marlon Brando once asked Michael Jackson about his sex life, and the pop star became surprisingly emotional. In Telephone Stories: The Trials of Michael Jackson , host Brandon Ogborn reads from a transcript of Brando talking to prosecutors in 1994 about sex-abuse accusations against the pop icon. "It's...

Last Tango Director: People Upset at Rape Scene 'Naive'

Bernardo Bertolucci says actress knew about that part of script—just not part about butter

(Newser) - The butter was the surprise, not the simulated rape. That's what director Bernardo Bertolucci is adding to the conversation on the recent dustup about one of his most famous movie scenes. Outrage ensued after an interview with him from 2013 emerged in which he said he and Marlon Brando...

Too-Real 1972 Rape Scene Gains New Disgust in 2016

Lost interview reveals 'Last Tango in Paris' scene was sprung on actress by director, Brando

(Newser) - Last Tango in Paris was released in 1972 to critical acclaim, but people are now "sick" and "enraged" after a 2013 interview resurfaced in which director Bernardo Bertolucci admitted the infamous rape scene in it was a little too real. In the interview, which was uploaded to YouTube...

In New Movie, Michael Jackson to Be Played by a White Guy

Joseph Fiennes set to play the King of Pop

(Newser) - In a new movie about Michael Jackson, the King of Pop will be played by ... a white British guy. Joseph Fiennes is set to play Jackson in Elizabeth, Michael & Marlon, a film that follows Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor (played by Stockard Channing), and Marlon Brando (played by Brian Cox) as...

Mary Murphy, Wholesome Girl Who Starred Opposite Marlon Brando in 'The Wild One', Dead at 80
 Wholesome Girl From 
 The Wild One Dies 

Wholesome Girl From The Wild One Dies

Actress Mary Murphy has died of heart disease at age 80

(Newser) - Actress Mary Murphy has died of heart disease at 80; passed away May 4 at her Beverly Hills home. Murphy was discovered in a coffee shop and landed her best-known role as the small-town, wholesome girl opposite Marlon Brando in The Wild One, in which she played an innocent girl...

Last Tango in Paris Star Maria Schneider Dead at 58

Actress dies in Paris after long illness

(Newser) - The captivating French actress who starred with Marlon Brando in Bernardo Bertolucci's famous X-rated 1972 film Last Tango in Paris has died in Paris at the age of 58. Maria Schneider passed away after "a long illness," a talent agency representative said, without providing further details. Schneider was...

8 Infamous Award-Show Speeches
 8 Infamous 
 Award-Show Speeches 

8 Infamous Award-Show Speeches

Mariah Carey joins such notables as Angelina Jolie, Tom Hanks

(Newser) - Mariah Carey has given not one, but two extremely odd acceptance speeches this week—and she’s in good company. The Frisky remembers seven other award show speeches that went down in history:
  • Angelina Jolie: Kissed her brother on the lips and talked about being “so in love” with

Jackie, Bobby Had Affair: Book
 Jackie, Bobby Had Affair: Book 

Jackie, Bobby Had Affair: Book

Neighbors claim to have seen frisking; experts decry

(Newser) - Jackie Kennedy turned to the arms of brother-in-law Bobby after John F. Kennedy’s assassination—or so a Kennedy biographer claims in Bobby and Jackie: A Love Story, out July 14. C. David Heymann alluded to such claims in two previous books, the New York Daily News reports, but Kennedy...

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