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Wed Nov 6, 2019, 09:44 PM

Frank Sinatra once told Donald Trump to "go f*** himself"

Don't know if this was posted already, but I just found it:

Frank Sinatra told Donald Trump to “go f*** himself” after the now-President took issue with the singer’s financial demands, a new book has claimed.

Old Blue Eyes was due to perform at the opening of Mr Trump’s Atlantic City casino in 1990 when the magnate was said to have told him his costs were “a little rich”. On hearing the news, Sinatra gave his manager Elliot Weisman - who has written the new book - two options, either to pass his message to Mr Trump or give him his number and he would do it himself.

According to Weisman’s book, Mr Trump also cut the support acts including Sinatra’s dying friend Sammy Davis Jr.


https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/frank-sinatra-donald-trump-new-book-f-himself-revealed-casino-a7988666.html

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Reply Frank Sinatra once told Donald Trump to "go f*** himself" (Original post)
Yavin4 Nov 6 OP
Me. Nov 6 #1
50 Shades Of Blue Nov 6 #2
Maxheader Nov 7 #31
roamer65 Nov 6 #3
Initech Nov 6 #4
FirstLight Nov 6 #6
smirkymonkey Nov 6 #5
Stinky The Clown Nov 6 #9
Clash City Rocker Nov 6 #12
drray23 Nov 6 #13
Wounded Bear Nov 7 #26
raccoon Nov 7 #27
Wounded Bear Nov 7 #29
smirkymonkey Nov 6 #14
Cha Nov 7 #23
underpants Nov 7 #30
rsdsharp Nov 7 #35
underpants Nov 7 #36
Beringia Nov 6 #7
VOX Nov 6 #8
Stinky The Clown Nov 6 #10
SixString Nov 6 #15
Stinky The Clown Nov 6 #19
SixString Nov 7 #22
Moostache Nov 6 #11
Norbert Nov 6 #16
SixString Nov 6 #17
Norbert Nov 7 #25
GulfCoast66 Nov 6 #18
doc03 Nov 6 #20
forgotmylogin Nov 7 #21
rooboy Nov 7 #24
Mike Nelson Nov 7 #28
OneBlueDotBama Nov 7 #32
no_hypocrisy Nov 7 #33
Act_of_Reparation Nov 7 #34

Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 09:50 PM

1. Always Cheap

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 09:53 PM

2. I can hear Frank now...

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Response to 50 Shades Of Blue (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 06:45 AM

31. I can't watch it...I'd laugh too hard..



Ole blue eyes..at one time considered to be a powerful player,,polotics..theater..the mob...

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 09:56 PM

3. Frank knew a criminal when he saw one.

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 10:00 PM

4. Frank Sinatra was a bad ass. Trump is just an ass.

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Response to Initech (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 10:06 PM

6. Heehee

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 10:01 PM

5. I have a new-found respect for Frank Sinatra.

Even if he was a gangster, he was still smarter and more successful in many ways than Trump.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 10:17 PM

9. Sinatra was a gangster?

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Reply #9)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 10:34 PM

12. No, but he knew a few gangsters

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Reply #9)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 10:40 PM

13. He had well known ties to the mafia.nt.

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Response to drray23 (Reply #13)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 05:29 AM

26. Wasn't he supposed to be the singer in the Godfather novel? nt

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Response to Wounded Bear (Reply #26)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 05:40 AM

27. "Johnny Fontane." Yes, the character was modeled after Sinatra. Nt

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Response to raccoon (Reply #27)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 05:52 AM

29. I suck at names, but I remember the role...nt

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Reply #9)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 10:54 PM

14. I think he was. Wasn't he?

Kind of. Or at least involved with gangsters.

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Reply #9)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 03:13 AM

23. lol

Good question

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Reply #9)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 06:35 AM

30. He was a bag man

Used to carry a lot of cash to Cuba - Meyer Lansky. Perfect cover.

"Havana Nocturne" by T. J. English. Great read. It parallels Lansky and Castro's stories. Basically the rebels did absolutely nothing right until they ran out of options and decided to go to Havana on New Years Eve. I mean they failed in historic fashion at everything.

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Response to underpants (Reply #30)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 11:26 AM

35. Mira Lansky?

Was she Meyer's sister?

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Response to rsdsharp (Reply #35)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 11:59 AM

36. Meyer Lansky

D’oh

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 10:08 PM

7. I think they are both cut-throats, but Sinatra had talent



However, the bulk of Sinatra's net worth--between $200 and $600 mil--was set aside in a living trust enacted before his death. Unlike the will, which is subject to a review in probate court and is therefore a public document, the contents of the trust are confidential. It is known that the children received rights to most of their dad's lucrative music catalog.

https://www.eonline.com/news/36451/sinatra-s-will-averts-family-feud

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 10:16 PM

8. Francis Albert Sinatra was more "mobbed-up" than Donnie back then.

Frank could snap his fingers and have someone’s legs broken. That said, he was also a gifted performer, and his vocal artistry exerted a huge influence on multiple generations.

Trump himself has gotten more mobbed-up as the decades passed, but his contribution to society is a massive negative. And it’s sinking faster with every passing day.

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Response to VOX (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 10:19 PM

10. And whose legs did he have broken?

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Reply #10)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 11:07 PM

15. You obviously don't understnd the definition of "Could"

"Frank could snap his fingers and have someone’s legs broken."

Definition of could

past tense of can
—used in auxiliary function in the pastWe found we could go. , in the past conditionalWe said we would go if we could. , and as an alternative to can suggesting less force or certainty or as a polite form in the presentIf you could come, we would be pleased.


Here's a hint.

It doesn't mean "Did".

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Response to SixString (Reply #15)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 11:47 PM

19. Oh stop. That post's implication was clear. Now back it up with facts.

Back it up or give it up.

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Reply #19)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 02:41 AM

22. No thanks, Stink.

I'll just leave you to your usual melodramatic pose, Honey.

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 10:33 PM

11. The Chairman had more badass in his pinkie than Trump in his entire girth...

There should be a felony available for people who honestly believe Trump could hold Francis Albert's ashtray!

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 11:12 PM

16. He knew gangsters and even worked for them.

The entertainers that performed in night clubs and casinos back in the day all worked for the mob. They owned the venues and they paid well.

I doubt seriously that Frank ever requested to have someones legs broken.

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Response to Norbert (Reply #16)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 11:22 PM

17. Sure.


https://www.maxim.com/entertainment/25-wild-frank-sinatra-facts-his-100th-birthday-2015-12

16. He considered having Woody Allen's legs broken

When 50-year-old Sinatra married 21-year-old Mia Farrow in 1966, Dean Martin quipped,“I’ve got scotch older than her.” Sinatra later stunned Farrow when he served her with divorce papers in front of the cast and crew of Rosemary’s Baby, after she refused to quit the thriller to star in one of his movies. But in the early 1990s, after Farrow was publicly humiliated by Woody Allen's relationship with her adopted daughter, Sinatra asked Farrow if he should hire someone to break the director's legs.

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Response to SixString (Reply #17)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 05:27 AM

25. Yes, but did he go through with it?

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 11:23 PM

18. If you performed in Vegas in those days you dealt with the Mob.

Never heard Sinatra was a member or anything.

But I will forgive many fault from back them for their sense of style! They could dress! Realize they are history to many Americans

Every time I slip on a pair of grey flannel pants with shirt and tie I think of them!

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 11:47 PM

20. I heard Trump hated Merv Griffin because he got a casino on the strip and

he couldn't. Also that Trump couldn't get one because of his bankruptcies and mob ties.

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 12:55 AM

21. That man...wanted FRANK SINATRA to work for scale?

Fucking cheap bastard. I mean seriously. Impeach for that. YOU'RE FIRED.

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 04:21 AM

24. I saw Frank Sinatra perform live in July 1990.

He was at the London Arena for one (maybe two) concerts, and tickets were NOT cheap! It was well known at the time that he was getting millions for these concerts because he was very much at the end of his singing career... whenever he travelled to perform, it was assumed these concerts were to be his last. I know that Sinatra came to Australia in 1988 to perform (along with Whitney Houston) at the opening of a major resort owned by a guy just as dodgy as Trump... but it was on Frank's terms or not at all.

Sinatra was great but definitely past his prime by 1990, and I'd imagine most of his mob connections had either died or disappeared.

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 05:45 AM

28. Sinatra was...

... just being frank.

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 06:50 AM

32. Keith Richards & The Stones

Years ago in Atlantic city, Keith & the road crew with hockey sticks, kicked trump out of his casino.

https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/music/news/a43138/keith-richards-knife-donald-trump/

The night the Rolling Stones fired Donald Trump: Keith Richards once pulled a knife to get the GOP-frontrunner out of Atlantic City venue
"One of us is leaving the building," said Keef of the billionaire villain-turned-politician, "either him, or us"

“Keith pulls out his knife and slams it on the table and says, ‘What the hell do I have you for? Do I have to go over there and fire him myself? One of us is leaving the building – either him, or us.’”

“One of two things is going to happen,” Cohl told Trump. “You’re going to leave the building and, at 6:40, The Rolling Stones are going to speak on CBS News, or you’re not going to leave the building and I’m going to go on and do an interview to explain to the world why the pay-per-view was canceled”

Then, while literally telling Donald Trump “You’re fired,” Cohl noticed Trump’s “three shtarkers he’s with, in trench coats, two of them are putting on gloves and the other one is putting on brass knuckles.”

Cohl signaled his head of security, who “got 40 of the crew with tire irons and hockey sticks and screwdrivers,” effectively sending off Trump and his goons.

“And that was the night I fired Donald Trump,” Cohl concluded.

https://www.salon.com/2016/03/17/the_night_the_rolling_stones_fired_donald_trump_keith_richards_once_pulled_a_knife_to_get_the_gop_frontrunner_out_of_atlantic_city_venue/

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 07:32 AM

33. This was a big deal. Up to that time, Sinatra was closely associated with rival casino owner, Steve

Wynn, of The Golden Nugget. Lots of TV ads with both of them.

If Sinatra was going to look like he was endorsing Trump over Wynn, there had to be big bucks involved.






More on the Wynn/Trump rivalry: http://nymag.com/nymetro/news/bizfinance/biz/features/2235/

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Response to Yavin4 (Original post)

Thu Nov 7, 2019, 07:36 AM

34. Broken clocks and such.

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