Ava Gardner's deathbed confessions reveal stories of booze, sex and stardom
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Ava Gardner's deathbed confessions reveal stories of booze, sex and stardom

Cebu : Philippines | Jun 16, 2013 at 3:32 AM PDT
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Skooter reports 06/16/13

A one-time the Hollywood goddess was broke and lonely and usually drunk, ravaged by booze and cigarettes. Ava Gardner had two choices: She either write the book or sell the jewels. She chose the jewels for she was sentimental about those. In January 1988, she called British journalist Peter Evans and asked him to ghostwrite her memoirs. What came next were the extended deathbed confessions of a legend, gathered together for the first time in Evan’s last book, “Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations.”

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`SHORT' COURTSHIP:Ava Gardner was a virgin when she wed Mickey Rooney in 1942, but says she "caught on very quickly."
skooter is based in Cebu, Central Visayas, Philippines, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
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