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Historic NY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-19-09 07:23 PM
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4. Exactly, I know a lot of functioning alcoholics who cares he is dead.
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  -New book claims actor Paul Newman was an alcoholic and a womaniser CatWoman  Apr-19-09 07:17 PM   #0 
  - The field of biography - especially about show biz - has collapsed because of no fact-checking...  Captain Hilts   Apr-19-09 07:19 PM   #1 
  - "Butch Cassidy" was 40 years ago.  AllieB   Apr-19-09 07:20 PM   #2 
  - Exactly, I know a lot of functioning alcoholics who cares he is dead.  Historic NY   Apr-19-09 07:23 PM   #4 
  - True story about what I saw of Paul & daughter's Graduation...  KoKo   Apr-19-09 08:30 PM   #45 
  - Thanks for sharing that. n/t  Tuesday Afternoon   Apr-19-09 10:30 PM   #66 
  - But damn it was a good movie  GoesTo11   Apr-19-09 09:56 PM   #60 
  - Whoever else he was, he was a guy who put out a food line  Warpy   Apr-19-09 07:21 PM   #3 
  - Nell had a bit more to do with that  depakid   Apr-19-09 07:28 PM   #12 
  - Bio about Nell from WIKI:  KoKo   Apr-19-09 08:43 PM   #53 
  - Too true. And don't forget the cancer camps for kids. He's okay in  babylonsister   Apr-19-09 07:30 PM   #16 
  - Yeah he was such scum that Joanne Woodward stayed married  walldude   Apr-19-09 07:24 PM   #5 
  - My thought, too. nt  LWolf   Apr-19-09 07:30 PM   #17 
  - And I can think of few couples married for that long and in the  JerseygirlCT   Apr-19-09 07:31 PM   # 
     - I agree, on all points. A stellar life, well lived.  hisownpetard   Apr-19-09 10:26 PM   #64 
  - "A new autobiography..." Proofreading FAIL. Journalism FAIL.  Teaser   Apr-19-09 07:24 PM   #6 
  - Yep. Kind of clues you in to the possible content, doesn't it.  babylonsister   Apr-19-09 07:31 PM   #20 
  - Oh my goodness - I skimmed so fast I didn't even catch that  JerseygirlCT   Apr-19-09 07:31 PM   #21 
  - ya right......  madrchsod   Apr-19-09 07:24 PM   #7 
  - Remind me to add it to my "don't waste my money on this shit" list.  TheCowsCameHome   Apr-19-09 07:25 PM   #8 
  - He underachieved then. He could have been President! - Clinton & Bush in one beautiful body!  Bluebear   Apr-19-09 07:25 PM   #9 
  - So easy to judge a person  Control-Z   Apr-19-09 07:26 PM   #10 
  - A beer habit and that man's waistline? Suuuuurrre.  aquart   Apr-19-09 07:47 PM   #27 
     - i can definitely believe it- especially since it was probably early on...  dysfunctional press   Apr-19-09 08:24 PM   #40 
  - He admitted the drinking on Letterman a few years ago  underpants   Apr-19-09 07:27 PM   #11 
  - yep.. and handsome leading men "often" had flings with their leading ladies  SoCalDem   Apr-19-09 07:32 PM   #22 
  - Drinking..  sendero   Apr-19-09 08:18 PM   #38 
  - Is beer a fruit, a grain or a vegetable? Beer the other carb.  Historic NY   Apr-19-09 08:28 PM   #42 
  - And so what if he did?  alarimer   Apr-19-09 10:17 PM   #62 
  - So he liked his beer (so do I)  panader0   Apr-19-09 07:28 PM   #13 
  - This is news?  MrSlayer   Apr-19-09 07:29 PM   #14 
  - Of course, it's not nice to be cruel to an older woman  Missy Vixen   Apr-19-09 07:58 PM   #31 
     - While I have no idea if Leachman's story is true,  Medusa   Apr-19-09 08:44 PM   #54 
     - Right, she's just lying to slander Paul Newman.  MrSlayer   Apr-19-09 08:54 PM   #58 
        - Oh, and she could possibly have no interest in how Joanne Woodward would feel about her little  Missy Vixen   Apr-19-09 10:29 PM   #65 
  - Right wing trash. nt  bemildred   Apr-19-09 07:29 PM   #15 
  - How in the hell can someone drinking a case of beer a day  Elwood P Dowd   Apr-19-09 07:30 PM   #18 
  - He didn't use turn signals or let others pass - He must've been loaded.  TheCowsCameHome   Apr-19-09 07:33 PM   #23 
  - Not to mention keeping his physcial appearance up the way he did  dflprincess   Apr-19-09 08:00 PM   #32 
  - Gee then when did he ever have time  Raine   Apr-19-09 07:31 PM   #19 
  - "A new autobiograhy of Paul Newman claims the Oscar winner was a womaniser and an alcoholic."  JVS   Apr-19-09 07:36 PM   #24 
  - Strange, my Mom remembers an off the cuff remark of his  tnlefty   Apr-19-09 07:40 PM   #25 
  - I remember that too  DeepBlueC   Apr-19-09 07:44 PM   #26 
  - I don't remember ever hearing his stating that, just that  tnlefty   Apr-19-09 07:52 PM   #29 
     - It was quoted a lot when he died.  dflprincess   Apr-19-09 08:03 PM   #33 
        - My Mom first stated this to me 15+ yrs. ago.  tnlefty   Apr-19-09 08:42 PM   #50 
  - "why should I settle for hamburger when I have steak at home?"  dysfunctional press   Apr-19-09 08:16 PM   #36 
     - When your system is used to the best  Raine   Apr-19-09 08:26 PM   #41 
     - hamburger doesn't have to be the cheap stuff.  dysfunctional press   Apr-19-09 08:29 PM   #44 
     - Whatever...  tnlefty   Apr-19-09 08:36 PM   #47 
        - i was just providing an answer to the question asked in a like fashion...  dysfunctional press   Apr-19-09 10:41 PM   #67 
  - Any woman who thinks she can do better than Paul Newman, even a drunk Paul Newman  proud2BlibKansan   Apr-19-09 07:52 PM   #28 
  - Bullshit!  Vidar   Apr-19-09 07:53 PM   #30 
  - He was first and foremost a human being who left this world a little better than when he entered it.  blue neen   Apr-19-09 08:12 PM   #34 
  - NY Post throwing mud on a dead liberal  Doctor_J   Apr-19-09 08:15 PM   #35 
  - Famous actor drinks beer, chases women!  Iggo   Apr-19-09 08:17 PM   #37 
  - didn't he wear a bottle opener around his neck in 'cool hand luke'?  dysfunctional press   Apr-19-09 08:20 PM   #39 
  - yep  CatWoman   Apr-19-09 08:36 PM   #46 
  - Never knew any film stars personally. But paid respectful attention to  saltpoint   Apr-19-09 08:28 PM   #43 
  - Joanne and Paul did a movie together and Joanne on her own in movies was no slouch either...  KoKo   Apr-19-09 08:40 PM   #48 
     - Agree. Hi, KoKo. They were great together and on their own in  saltpoint   Apr-19-09 08:42 PM   #51 
        - "From the Terrace" (Fave of Mine) and "Long Hot Summer," another...  KoKo   Apr-19-09 08:50 PM   #55 
           - I don't blame you one bit.  saltpoint   Apr-19-09 08:52 PM   #56 
  - OMG! BEER!?  ContinentalOp   Apr-19-09 08:41 PM   #49 
  - Didn't know you could write an autobiography after your dead.  Odin2005   Apr-19-09 08:42 PM   #52 
  - How considerate of this "author"  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-19-09 08:52 PM   #57 
  - On a personal level, I once worked with a woman who was widely loved by  Peregrine Took   Apr-19-09 09:04 PM   #59 
     - Her "friend" was probably jealous of the woman's popularity  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-19-09 11:19 PM   #69 
  - Give me a break  ninety lives   Apr-19-09 10:13 PM   #61 
  - New York Post you say?  ACTION BASTARD   Apr-19-09 10:24 PM   #63 
  - Alcoholic, big deal. Womanizing? Too much money for one not to have done  RB TexLa   Apr-19-09 11:12 PM   #68 
  - Who gives a fuck?! He did a hell of a lot for people and progressive causes.  bertman   Apr-19-09 11:25 PM   #70 
  - I always liked Paul Newman and  frogmarch   Apr-19-09 11:33 PM   #71 
  - He's taking Absence Of Malace a lil too seriously.  John Kerry VonErich   Apr-19-09 11:58 PM   #72 
  - The dickless Mr. Levy obviously waited until he was dead, because...  MilesColtrane   Apr-20-09 01:09 AM   #73 

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