Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor share a complicated history.
The actresses first met as classmates in the early 1950s. “I went to MGM when I was around 17, and Liz was there too, but she was already a star,” Debbie told People in 2015. “We went to school together on the lot, when she was in between films. I was just a beginner, and she and I were not in any manner alike, but we got along very well because I was in awe of going to school with Elizabeth Taylor. And if anyone said they weren’t, … read more

Debbie Reynolds is best known as the song-and-dance whiz who dazzled us in “Singin’ on the Rain,” “The Tender Trap” and “The Unsinkable Molly Brown.” The woman never stopped working. New generations were introduced to her through “Will & Grace,” “Halloweentown,” “Behind the Candelabra” and a wealth of other roles.
Reynolds, who died Wednesday at age 84, was also a gossip fixture thanks to her friendship with the high priestess of the tabloids, Elizabeth Taylor. The … read more

Tiger Woods: On November 27, 2009, after The National Enquirer had reported that the golfer had cheated on his wife, Elin Nordegren, with nightclub manager Rachel Uchitel, Woods hit a tree with his SUV outside his Florida home. With rumors flying that Nordegren had attacked him with a golf club, Woods called it a “private matter.” But more than a dozen women came forward claiming to have had flings with Woods and some of the gals shared texts and voice mails that proved he was one of the worst celebrity … read more

Elizabeth Taylor made headlines with her treasure chest of jewels and her eight marriages, but three years after her death, it’s her fight to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS that has made a lasting impression. To mark the 30th anniversary of the star’s activism, a new photo retrospective, opening at the Getty Images Gallery in London on Oct. 9, reveals rare, behind-the-scenes images (some never before seen) of the glamorous star. In the three exclusive pictures seen here, Taylor is pictured with … read more

Elizabeth Taylor made headlines with her treasure chest of jewels and her eight marriages, but three years after her death, it’s her fight to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS that has made a lasting impression. To mark the 30th anniversary of the star’s activism, a new photo retrospective, opening at the Getty Images Gallery in London on Oct. 9, reveals rare, behind-the-scenes images (some never before seen) of the glamorous star. In the three exclusive pictures seen here, Taylor is pictured with … read more

She was one of the most photographed faces on the planet but how did Elizabeth Taylor, the femme fatale whose smoldering style and countless marriages made her an icon of Hollywood’s golden era, really live? Four years after her death, a new book by famed photographer Catherine Opie finally gives a glimpse behind the scenes at Taylor’s day-to-day life and the possessions she most prized. Opie was given unprecedented access to the two-time Oscar winner’s Bel Air mansion, at 700 Nimes Rd., shortly … read more

On- and offscreen, Kirk Douglas has always been known as a tough guy. The athletic former high school wrestler cemented that reputation playing roles like Scrappy Michael “Midge” Kelly in 1949’s Champion, and later as the titular role in 1960’s Spartacus. But the 98-year-old legend has also lived through his fair share of real-life scrapes over the years. In 1991, he narrowly survived a helicopter crash, which killed two people and left him and three others in the hospital. Then several years later, … read more

If you ask pretty much anyone, anywhere, chances are they’ll know who people like Katy Perry, Mariah Carey and Oprah Winfrey are icons of this generation.
And now these stars, among others, have been transformed into icons of past generations by Carine Roitfeld and Jean-Paul Goude in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar.
Perry poses as Elizabeth Taylor, while holding a shredded Andy Warhol picture of her likeness over her face. 
The 30-year-old singer said about Taylor, “An icon transcends time. … read more