Mon. May 27th, 2024

Shirley MacLaine by Georges Biard / CC BY-SA; Zsa Zsa Gabor by SAS Scandinavian Airlines / Public domain

S5E9: The Lady is a Tramp | Shirley MacLaine & Zsa Zsa Gabor


This week, Stacie dives into Rat Pack friend Shirley MacLaine and her 28-year-long marriage to Steve Parker. Spoiler: The revelations that set off the divorce are out of this world!

Then, Alicia brings us the story of a genuine Trashy Divorces All Star: Zsa Zsa Gabor, and her eight to ten (?) husbands. Some are more notable than others, but all are part of the Zsa Zsa mystique.

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Stacie’s Receipts

Lucky Me: My Life With – And Without – My Mom, Shirley MacLaine, by Sachi Parker

Shirley MacLaine at Wikipedia

Shirley MacLaine reveals all on her affair wit former Foreign Minister Andrew Peacock. Samantha Maiden, National Political Editor. The Sunday Telegraph. April 17, 2011.

Shirley MacLaine interviewed on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show.’ Nicole Wilson. Best Syndication. April 11, 2011.

Shirley MacLaine Biography. Biography.com Editors.

Shirley MacLaine spills about “sexcapade” with three people in one day. Michelle Castillo. CBS News. April 12, 2011.

Shirley MacLaine’s Own Words Come Back to Lend Credence to Daughter’s Tell-All Memoir. Stacy Jenel Smith. Creators.com. February 12, 2013.

Divorced Shirley MacLaine’s Basis for Marriage is ‘Sleeping With Other People.’ Yahoo News. March 18, 2016.

‘Sweet Charity’ for Shirley MacLaine? Not So Much In Her Daughter’s Heartbreaking Memoir Lucky Me. Liz Smith. Huffpost. 2/18/2013.

Alicia’s Receipts

35 Epic Zsa Zsa Gabor Quotes. Sarah Lindig. Marie Claire. December 19, 2016.

Inside Zsa Zsa Gabor’s sex goddess rise – and descent into madness. Hailey Eber. New York Post. July 27, 2019.

Zsa Zsa Gabor Biography. Biography.com Editors.

It’s a Mad, Mad, Zsa Zsa World. Leslie Bennetts. Vanity Fair. September 6, 2007.

Felipe de Alba IMDB entry.

Jack Ryan and Zsa Zsa: A Millionaire Inventor and His Hungarian Barbie Doll. Richard Warren Lewis. People Magazine. July 14, 1975.

Jack Ryan Dies at 65; Designer of Barbie Doll. New York Times. August 21, 1991.

Herbert L. Hutner, Arts Adviser, Is Dead at 99. The Associated Press. December 19, 2008.

George Sanders’ Suicide. Rebecca Ascher-Walsh. Entertainment Weekly. May 8, 1992.

The Tragedy of Francesca Hilton, Daughter of Zsa Zsa Gabor and Hilton Founder. Danielle and Andy Mayoras. Forbes Magazing. January 13, 2015.

The Lives They Lived: Jolie Gabor; Mother Dahling. Alex Witchel. New York Times Magazine. January 4, 1998.


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