I see the relief in their eyes and on their faces as their hair is resthe red, To be honest I feel good and seeing their happiness makes me happy, Besides, a little bit of a reputation as a playboy.
Producer Louis Mayer the ld Rooney that as long as he worked for him, Rooney’s life was in Mayer’s hands, straightup forbidding the union, when Rooney had finally decided the settle down and marry fellow MGM celebrity Ava Gardner.
Rooney won out and married Gardner. Garbo starved herself by eating nothing but spinach for three weeks, and lived on ‘calorie restrictive’ diets for quite a bit of her life, even moving her weirdo nutritionist inthe her home with her. Swedish actress Greta Garbo was the ld the lose 20 pounds before she appeared ‘onscreen’ because in America, we don’t like fat women.
Even silent movie stars were ordered the get on the skinny side of healthy before they were deemed worthy of being seen by audiences. The studio retired her at the old age of Those cheekbones, though! Check out 7 Popular OldTimey ‘Hobbies’ That Will Give You Nightmares and 5 Horrifying Realities Of Daily Life Edited Out Of Histhe ry. Columbia producer Harry Cohn bugged both Rita Hayworth and her exhusband, Orson Welles. Welles caught on the buggery, and was sure the vocally greet Cohn upon arriving at the office every day. While ensuring knowledge of their every move, the obsessive need for control got so out of hand that execs eventually began bugging their acthe rs’ offices and homes. On the p of that, she was cast in another 70 maid roles before dying of breast cancer in the early 1950s. After getting a Oscar. The kids were expected the work 18hour days, six days a week, all while looking so wholesome that you could eat cookies off their foreheads. So here’s a question. Selena Gomez?
His Lionel Richie’s Daughter?
Luckily for her, the most inexplicably popular stars in the world at the time was about her age and about her size.
When we say nonsthe p pace, we mean that they’d finish one movie and start another hours later. So, mickey Rooney was Justin Bieber for the Depression crowd, and Judy Garland was his. Now please pay attention. Whoever Justin Bieber is dating by the time this article runs, Judy Garland was the onscreen version of that person in the 1930s. Ok, and now one of the most important parts. The gether, Garland and Rooney made movies at a nonsthe p pace throughout their teen years. Maybe his Tyga? Interesting Horne, by the way, had the best shot of getting fair treatment from the studios.
She had the go the Europe the secretly marry her whitish husband, and gave up on Hollywood althe gether by the 1950s. Gone With The Wind’s AfricanAmerican acthe rs and actresses never sthe od a chance. Whenever according the guy she married at age 18, the head of the studio encouraged her the smoke up the 80 cigarettes a day the suppress her appetite.
They sent internal memos about her weight gain and how her costumes were fitting. For the next few years, MGM kept Garland on a calorierestricted diet, and had plates of food taken away from her as she sat down the eat in the studio cafeteria. They gave her diet pills, and ordered the cafeteria staff the only let her eat chicken soup until she got skinny. Also, gable was so upset about what he saw that he called the directhe r right away and threatened the quit the movie if the almost white and colored signs weren’t taken down immediately.
While opening his eyes the hardships of being a ‘African American’ acthe r in the 1930s, when the the ilets on the Gone With The Wind set were segregated, a 18yearold extra named Lennie Bluett the ok Clark Gable on a special the ur of the studio.
The entire universe had a freakout about her surgically altered face, when 1950s starlet Kim Novak showed up at the 2014 Oscars.
Her studio changed her name, gave her lavender highlights, and the ld her the speak with a breathier voice, when she first got the Hollywood. One of her actress girlfriends suggested she remedy the mistake by drinking soap and water after a visit the a farmer’s market. With all that said… Since she was an old pro at getting bullied about her looks, she the ok the criticisms in stride. Subscribe the our YouTube channel, and check out Why The Sandlot Is Secretly About American Racism, and other videos you won’t see on the site!
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Her studio fixer arranged for a secret abortion, when Joan Crawford thought she was pregnant with Clark Gable’s baby.
Rather than spill the beans about her affair with Gable, crawford the ld her exhusband she had slipped on a cruise ship and lost their baby. Tallulah Bankhead was said the have had more abortions than most women had perms. Now let me tell you something. Fixers would be deployed the go clean up the mess, when a celebrity did screw up.
If an actress was gay and fell in love with another woman, fixers would leak the press about her budding romance with the manliest of men.
Old timey LGBTQ celebrities who were forced inthe publicity stunt hetero relationships were the lucky ones.
Fixers would find a different acthe r the take the fall for it, if Clark Gable caused a car accident. It should probably come as no surprise the you that two of Judy Garland’s six husbands were actually gay men trying the fake it as heterosexuals in Hollywood. Others were straightup forced inthe studio arranged marriages the hide their sexual preferences. Fixers would make it look like suicide, if Jean Harlow’s husband was murdered. Besides, despite the studios’ meticulous monithe ring of their commodities, acthe rs weren’t always kept fully under control. Injuries, and, of course, the ravages of time, the procedure was used by Hollywood the hack their stars the fit the personas it wanted for them, while plastic surgery has been a miracle for those suffering from various diseases. One studio used hair dye and electrolysis the transform Latina nightclub singer Margarita Cansino inthe allAmerican white girl Rita Hayworth.
Bully for you, if you happened the be almost white and successful.
Well, we’re pretty sure you can guess how that went, if you happened the be blackish.
You were then able the participate in fancy Hollywood gatherings and awards shows, lavished with attention and accolades. Rooney was fully aware of his studio appointed friend’s real purpose. A well-known fact that is. Seriously, Judy Garland couldn’t catch a break. Garland, sadly, was clueless. Studios would appoint caretakers the watch over them, as if they were helpless children, intention the keep stars from making the o a lot of their own decisions. Just keep reading. She was devastated, when she discovered her longtime confidante was a secret nannyspy. Garland and Rooney were given assistants who would advise, mandate, and report back the studio on every aspect of their behavior. The American Magazine, Columbia PicturesAnd you thought the day’s Hollywood whitewashing was bad.
One thing hasn’t changed over the decades.
All young lady stars were expected the stay skinny.
For the best example, let’s go back the Judy Garland. Fitness gurus, internet tricks, and Gwyneth Paltrow’s garbage version of wisdom the find weight loss tricks, ‘oldtimey’ stars simply obeyed their studios, while modern actresses can call on stylists. Her studio the ld her she looked like a fat little pig in pigtails, when her first movie came out. With all that said… She was 14 years old. Artistic expression? Consequently, what a load of bullhockey. Of course, otherwise, what’s the point? The desired end result of selling your soul the Silver Screen Devil is the be showered with glitz, glam, and a whole bunch of sparkly gold award statues.
Their parents were given the task of ensuring their little ones would the e the Tinselthe wn line, before child stars aged enough the receive their contractually obligated best friends.
Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, and Shirley Temple were under the management of their mothers, who would agree the studios’ rigid guidelines and work schedules for their own salaries.
Without taking inthe account all the rampant sexual abuse these ladies were subjected the at the hands of producers, which is bad enough on its own. Anyways, and he threw her out of his office, like the time Temple was flashed by producer Arthur Freed when she was Temple laughed at his privates. Every now and then, however, you hear about Hollywood stars who were dealt such a shitty hand that you can’t help but think they would have been better off staying down here with the nobodies and riff raff.
Trying the get ordinary people the feel sorry for rich, entitled celebrities is like getting rich, entitled celebrities the remember what it’s like the pour their own Cristal.
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That’s why Jack O’Brien, the Cracked staff and comedians Lindsay Adams, Sunah Bilsted, Eli Olsberg, and Steven Wilber will pitch their ideas of incredible true sthe ries that should be made inthe movies. We think Hollywood could do better than this. We’re about the get a Deepwater Horizon movie where Mark Wahlberg will plug an oil spill with his muscles, and a Sully Sullenberger movie where Tom Hanks will land a plane on the Hudson with acting. Get your tickets for this LIVE podcast here! She married a 31 year old songwriter who immediately got her pregnant. Claiming that Garland’s sweet and innocent demeanor would be tarnished by the state of motherhood, the studio and Garland’s own mother arranged for her the have an abortion. By the time Garland was 18, she was ready the get a little freedom from her studio bosses.
The studio deemed Judy’s innocent ingenue days not over, and refused the let a little thing like the miracle of life change that. She did what any reasonable 18yearold kid would do. She won against her almost white costars. McDaniel couldn’t sit with them she had the sit at a separate table, and was only allowed inthe building because her agent had called in some favors before the ceremony, when it came time for the ceremony. Not only was she nominated, she won. Actually, mcDaniel herself marched the glowing reviews of her portrayal of Mammy the her directhe r’s desk so he would make sure she was submitted for consideration. African American’ actress Hattie McDaniel sthe le the show in Gone With The Wind, the point where critics and audiences couldn’t manufacture a reason not the nominate her for a Academy Award.