She has survived four marriages, two hip replacements, a visit to Betty Ford, a knee replacement, and a near-fatal bout with encephalitis. But her personal struggles have only endeared Liza Minnelli to us all the more.
The pimply boy came toward me with his homemade blowtorch. Left to my own resources, I defended myself. I started singing exactly what came to my mind at that very moment: "Don't tell me just to live and sit and putter; life's candy, and the sun's a ball of butter..."