He could no longer hold a pencil, and he had stopped listening to music. A surprise, as he always was listening to music. My mentor. We had been together for 28 years. Years of concerts and life, a few triumphs amidst the failures.
Today's entertainment news seems to be filled with conflict. There's the Jennifer Aniston versus Angelina Jolie/Brad Pitt saga, the war against the Kardashians, the public's turning against Gwyneth Paltrow and Anne Hathaway, just to name a few.
Those of us who observed Elizabeth Taylor as a young actress, in all of her Cinemascope and Technicolor glory, will never forget the thrall of those black-lashed, violet eyes. She was one of the greatest screen beauties ever.