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Been rumored for years that Jim Morrison was still quietly alive. But definitely not as Rush Limbaugh.

I saw Elvis around 1990. We were driving go Mesquite NV and an RV coming the other way was driven by an appropriately aged Elvis. Of course the fact that Las Vegas was having an Elvis impersonater convention had nothing to do with it.....

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28 minutes ago, bobalina said:

Been rumored for years that Jim Morrison was still quietly alive

So was James Dean.  Supposedly he faked his death in the car crash to live the quiet life out of the public eye in Canada and passed on just recently of old age.

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16 hours ago, bobalina said:

Been rumored for years that Jim Morrison was still quietly alive. But definitely not as Rush Limbaugh.

I saw Elvis around 1990. We were driving go Mesquite NV and an RV coming the other way was driven by an appropriately aged Elvis. Of course the fact that Las Vegas was having an Elvis impersonater convention had nothing to do with it.....

I was in Memphis to attempt to be on the Mississippi River bridge for the Hands Across America deal in 1986- and would you all believe, I saw Mr. Presley walking down Elvis Presley Boulevard two blocks from Graceland? Well, I'm sure some folks witnessing the man in full Final Years Regalia believed it had to have been  him but I realized with 99% certainty that, if Mr. Presley were still breathing, that would have been the very LAST place he'd have wanted to have been hanging around! 

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4 hours ago, Blergh said:

if Mr. Presley were still breathing, that would have been the very LAST place he'd have wanted to have been hanging around! 

You have just shattered my fantasy of Elvis dressing as a bad Elvis impersonator and walking around pretending to be Elvis just to mess with people. 

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55 minutes ago, Mabinogia said:

You have just shattered my fantasy of Elvis dressing as a bad Elvis impersonator and walking around pretending to be Elvis just to mess with people. 

Well, Miss Parton has loved telling the story on herself of entering a Dolly Parton  look-a-like contest in LA years ago- and losing so I guess it wouldn't be completely impossible. LOL

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Reader Blind: Many years ago, these two actresses, one still living and one deceased, were on the same popular groundbreaking sitcom. Neither was the star but both had short lived spin-off series as a result. Both actresses were in loveless marriages at the time and they became very close eventually having a several month long sexual relationship. There was a hotel near the studio and they often would go there together at the end of a day's shoot.

 

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So a sitcom with at least 2 spin-offs and at least 2 women. Facts of Life? There were several attempts at spin-offs but I don't know if any of them lasted or were just backdoor pilots.

All in the Family had multiple spin-offs but the only women were Edith and Gloria and they were main characters, and both Maude and The Jeffersons were hits.

The Brady Bunch had a bunch of very short-lived spin-offs including Brady Brides.

The only other one I can think of is the Mary Tyler Moore Show--both Rhoda and Phyllis spun-off but lasted a season or two.

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Penny Marshall & Cindy Williams from Laverne & Shirley? Penny is deceased, but I guess they were both the star of the show, so maybe not.

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It can't be the Brady Bunch or The Facts of Life because everyone who weren't adults are still alive.

It can't be Rhoda and Phyllis because the actresses have sadly passed.

I'll need to think about ground breaking shows.

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My first thought was Laverne and Shirley. Basically because Penny sadly passed away.

I don’t follow celebrities much so I don’t know much about their relationships or their pasts.

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I don't think it's Laverne and Shirley because the article says both actresses of the original show got their own separate spinoff series. Also Laverne and Shirley was a long lasting show.

Maybe it's a drama?

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3 hours ago, magicdog said:

Reader Blind: Many years ago, these two actresses, one still living and one deceased, were on the same popular groundbreaking sitcom. Neither was the star but both had short lived spin-off series as a result. Both actresses were in loveless marriages at the time and they became very close eventually having a several month long sexual relationship. There was a hotel near the studio and they often would go there together at the end of a day's shoot.

The way the item is worded, it's hard to be sure if it means each actress had her own spin-off, or if both actresses were in the same spinoff. Either way, I'm stumped. I started thinking about Golden Girls/Golden Palace, but Betty White, the only surviving Golden Girl, never remarried after husband Allen Ludden died in 1981 - years before the original GG series began. Plus, by all accounts I've seen and heard, she and Mr. Ludden adored each other.

The Mary Tyler Moore show also crossed my mind, but Rhoda actually ran for 5 seasons, so that wouldn't count as a short-lived spin-off... 🤔

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What about something from Happy Days? Joanie Loves Chachi was short lived and Erin Moran has passed. Any other short lived spin-offs?

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15 hours ago, kariyaki said:

Any other short lived spin-offs?

The blind said the show was a groundbreaking sitcom.  Let's start from there:

All In The Family - Classic groundbreaking series had several spinoffs (Maude, The Jeffersons, Archie Bunker's Place) but all were successful and ran at least 3 seasons.

Happy Days - Had L&S but that ran for several seasons.  There was Joanie Loves Chachi but it only ran 17 episodes.  Neither Erin nor Scott were married at the time the show was in production, so that knocks them out of the box.  HD also tried to spinoff a sitcom about Random the angel (Out of the Blue) in 1979.  Lasted 7 episodes and nothing further came of that (Although Dixie Carter was a co-star on that show).  Mork & Mindy also was a long running show. There was also Blansky's Beauties.

Three's Company - Considered groundbreaking by it's premise (single man living with two single women) and had The Ropers as a short lived spinoff.  There was also the sequel spinoff Three's a Crowd

Different Strokes had Facts of Life but that was also long running.

Barney Miller - had the short lived,  Fish, but I think only the child actors from that show are still living.

Alice - Had Flo, which lasted less than a season I think.

Soap - Had a spinoff in Benson which also lasted a long time and had no other spinoff characters.

Cheers - The Tortellis and Fraser.  The former barely lasted a season.

Bewitched - Tabitha - lasted one season

Married With Children had Top of the Heap and Vinny & Bobby.

M*A*S*H - Trapper John, MD, AfterMASH

Partridge Family - Getting Together (one season wonder)

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Maybe we need to go further back to the B&W era. Because none of those work.

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Mary Tyler Moore had Phyllis and Rhoda, but those actress have both passed on, sadly.

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20 minutes ago, kariyaki said:

Maybe we need to go further back to the B&W era.

I thought back to the 60s sitcoms and except for Bewitched, none of those that would be "groundbreaking" had a (short lived) spinoff.

The 50s would have even fewer spinoffs.  One could argue I Love Lucy spun off The Lucy & Desi Comedy Hour but honestly, that was basically the same show and cast.  

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Cloris Leachman died in January. Do we know when this blind item was written?  Valerie Harper and Cloris Leachman both divorced in the late 70s.  I think they have to be who this item is about.

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36 minutes ago, magicdog said:

I thought back to the 60s sitcoms and except for Bewitched, none of those that would be "groundbreaking" had a (short lived) spinoff.

Yeah, but just because we don’t consider a show groundbreaking doesn’t mean the writer of the blind item has the same definition. So really, it could be any show.

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9 hours ago, ifionlyknew said:

Cloris Leachman died in January. Do we know when this blind item was written? 

I don't know when it was written but it was in a collection of BIs for March.

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On 3/24/2021 at 3:22 PM, ifionlyknew said:

Cloris Leachman died in January. Do we know when this blind item was written?  Valerie Harper and Cloris Leachman both divorced in the late 70s.  I think they have to be who this item is about.

Maybe they didn't consider Rhoda to be a hit despite lasting 5 years because ratings tanked after they had her get divorced? It also hasn't really had any kind of a second life on syndication. It's also possible that the author didn't realize how long Rhoda actually lasted because the ratings cratered after the first season. Or it's possible the author doesn't consider 5 seasons a long run? 

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New items for April:

 

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This barely legal Disney actress who is not named Bella Thorne, has been extorting married men she has slept with. She was making a lot more money before she was legal though.

 

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This three named singer is actually paying her married lover to not break up with her.

 

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Here is what you have to know. The alliterate one didn't care that her best friend is quite probably a racist and she doesn't care that her company deals with a company that supports/enables/profits from genocide. She only cares about the person in the mirror.

 

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Other than the obvious ones, this celebrity is probably the biggest to make it from the briefcase show. She is also being interviewed for the tell all book about the alliterate one and has lots of great sugardaddy stories to share.

 

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This foreign born alliterate actor all of you know is cheating on his actress wife.

 

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This A list actress all of you know is the offspring of at least one Academy Award winner. Back in the day, when she was 16/17, she lost her virginity to her co-star who was 15 years her senior and has worked as a steady B lister for many many decades.

 

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Reader Blind: Around 15 years ago, I partied with a guy[3] and his girlfriend[2]. She was a professional assistant to an American singer[1] who was part of a group in the 1970s, and went solo in the 1980s. As highly-strung as she was, a bottle of red wine seemed to calm her down. She was beautiful – unlike her life coach boyfriend, who seemed to be perhaps two decades older than her – and she enjoyed the attention she was getting from someone new (me). She was rather more touchy-feely than he was comfortable with. Her boyfriend wasn't such a pleasant host, especially with how I was clearly mentally undressing her, and tensions were raised when she was fawning over how wonderful this singer was to work for, has beautiful complexion considering his age, and how she has travelled the world with him, and seen everything, and so on. Boyfriend decides this is the best time to reveal "Of course, you should know he is gay." Cue girlfriend flying into a rage fit, screaming that "We agreed we wouldn't say anything!" and words to that effect. I left shortly afterwards.

 

 

 

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Here is what you have to know. The alliterate one didn't care that her best friend is quite probably a racist and she doesn't care that her company deals with a company that supports/enables/profits from genocide. She only cares about the person in the mirror.

 

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Other than the obvious ones, this celebrity is probably the biggest to make it from the briefcase show. She is also being interviewed for the tell all book about the alliterate one and has lots of great sugardaddy stories to share.

 

These are most definitely Megan Markle. She's good friends (or at least used to be) with Jessica Mulroney, noted racist and bully. I've also read that about one of Megan's partnership companies aligned with a particular horrible area of China. But the blind is about her personality, which seems more opinion than gossip. 

Chrissy Tiegen was a briefcase holder as well, but I don't know why she'd do a tell-all about Markle. There's no motivation for that unless there is some personal axe to grind. 

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 Claudia Jordan could probably included in the "biggest to make it from the briefcase show" but would she be included in "besides the obvious ones"? If she is then it wouldn't be her. If she isn't then it could be her.  

eta But as with Chrissy Teigen, I don't know why Claudia would dish in a tell all of MM either.

eta I hope it isn't Claudia. I liked-ish her on RHATL thought she was pretty cool. 

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5 hours ago, magicdog said:

Other than the obvious ones, this celebrity is probably the biggest to make it from the briefcase show. She is also being interviewed for the tell all book about the alliterate one and has lots of great sugardaddy stories to share.

Can I just say that I looked at this for quite a while before I realized this person meant "alliterative" and not "illiterate." I thought the illiteracy was part of the scandal.

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The way this is written is so straight up disgusting on so many levels! It reminds me why I actively hate blind items because so many describe straight up victimization/abuse in this manner. Also, Bella is like 23/24 so been “legal” for half a decade. 

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This barely legal Disney actress who is not named Bella Thorne, has been extorting married men she has slept with. She was making a lot more money before she was legal though.

 

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28 minutes ago, Mittengirl said:

What the heck is a briefcase show?

Deal or No Deal

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On 4/15/2021 at 4:03 PM, stewedsquash said:

 Claudia Jordan could probably included in the "biggest to make it from the briefcase show" but would she be included in "besides the obvious ones"? If she is then it wouldn't be her. If she isn't then it could be her.  

eta But as with Chrissy Teigen, I don't know why Claudia would dish in a tell all of MM either.

eta I hope it isn't Claudia. I liked-ish her on RHATL thought she was pretty cool. 

So when this big, bad tell all comes out and doesn't have any stories about Meghan and compensated sex... The blind items will say it's because of "the lawyers", and not, you know, that there was never anything to back up these claims (that Claudia Jordan probably never even made to begin with, but maybe an author did approach her about a Meghan book in a general sense). The blind item site gets clicks either way!

Even if this person was a sugar baby at the time, why would she have been blabbing all about it backstage at Deal or No Deal? Hasn't everyone who worked with Meghan there said she was nice but kind of kept to herself? 

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This foreign born alliterate actor all of you know is cheating on his actress wife.

Joshua Jackson?

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Some new blinds for the merry, merry month of May:

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Two separate schools had to write checks to women to keep them quiet about being sexually assaulted by this mid round NFL pick taken this past weekend. He was taken by one of the most well known teams in the world. After the second school got tired of covering for him, a booster paid off at least one other woman.

 

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This musician/writer/advice giver/all around entertainer more than once has preached to not cheat on someone you love. So, I guess that means he stopped loving his wife which made it OK to cheat with the A- list actress?

 

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The Threesome: This person is an A list celebrity. You may hate him or love him, but he is A list. His current significant other has some sex stories to be told that would take months to tell and be enough material for dozens of porn shoots, but that is not really germane to the story. It is the ex who is the story here. Way back in the day she was the girlfriend of this A+ list mostly movie actor. People forget that. People don't talk about that. Our celebrity certainly doesn't like to talk about it, or at least didn't while they were together. Why? Well, our A+ list mostly movie actor who, by the way is an Oscar winner/nominee, was in a time period in his life where he was on top of the world. Every woman wanted to sleep with him, so if you did, he made you do things. In this particular case, he kept to his standard threesomes where it would be him and one of his actor buddies. Over the years, while filming a show, the A list celebrity would be reminded about what his then significant other used to do back in the day. Most people reminded him to get a negative reaction or because they thought it was funny. Even to this day he refuses to watch any movie with the actor in it.

 

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Hey, if the old man who was paying all your bills and funding your lifestyle for the years you were living overseas doesn't want to include you when he wishes happy birthday to his grandson, there is probably a reason. The old guy is not really that subtle.

 

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This former A-/B+ list actress who has had her ups and downs the past few years has added another horrific tale to bad things that have happened to her. She was gang raped by her drug dealer and his friends.

 

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This current A- list mostly television actor who has been A+ list multiple times in his career and is someone all of you know, learned a lesson from #MeToo. He now makes sure the young extras he hits on are over 18. What's a 50+ year age difference, as long as she's legal? Is this why his wife makes a point of regularly visiting the set?

 

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It was well above 100F in the San Fernando Valley. Not too pleasant to be wearing a dark suit and driving black Town Car. The driver picked up a costume designer in Burbank and dropped her off at the home of an A list actress in Sherman Oaks. The driver waited with the engine running and AC blasting, trying to stay cool. A few minutes later, the costume designer appeared with the actress. The statuesque movie/television actress had been a star for decades, and still had that sexy, sultry look that drove men crazy on and off the set. She invited the driver to come inside, insisting it was too hot to be outside. She led the driver into a library, "Take a look at the books," the actress said and walked away. A housekeeper appeared with a glass of iced tea on a silver platter. The driver was left alone in the library, and it was quite extensive with all the contemporary favorites and many classics. The driver picked up one book by an A list author and inside was a personal signed note to the actress, from the author. The driver felt a little weird seeing the note, and put the book away. He picked up another by another famous author, and it too was signed with a personal note, and then another, and another. All were signed with personal notes. The driver felt uncomfortable reading the notes, and just sat down with his iced tea. The actress has had her controversies over the years, but was a 100 percent class act in the driver’s mind.

 

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3 hours ago, magicdog said:

Two separate schools had to write checks to women to keep them quiet about being sexually assaulted by this mid round NFL pick taken this past weekend. He was taken by one of the most well known teams in the world. After the second school got tired of covering for him, a booster paid off at least one other woman.

This could be virtually any NFL player.  Close your eyes and point.

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On 5/14/2021 at 2:26 PM, magicdog said:

Hey, if the old man who was paying all your bills and funding your lifestyle for the years you were living overseas doesn't want to include you when he wishes happy birthday to his grandson, there is probably a reason. The old guy is not really that subtle.

100% Meghan Markle.

I am going to obsess over the library one. The others are meh, for me.

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Hey, if the old man who was paying all your bills and funding your lifestyle for the years you were living overseas doesn't want to include you when he wishes happy birthday to his grandson, there is probably a reason. The old guy is not really that subtle.

 

Does this even count as a blind item? It's not "insider knowledge" so much as "speculation based on a social media post":

For the record, the Clarence House birthday tweets for William's kids haven't always included photos/mentions of Kate, either. 

 

 

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3 minutes ago, Dejana said:

 

 

Does this even count as a blind item? It's not "insider knowledge" so much as "speculation based on a social media post":

For the record, the Clarence House birthday tweets for William's kids haven't always included photos/mentions of Kate, either. 

 

 

Its really not a blind item.  That website hates Meghan and will post something negative about her on a weekly basis.  

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On 5/14/2021 at 5:49 PM, cynicat said:

This could be virtually any NFL player.  Close your eyes and point.

I disagree Woth it being virtually any NFL player. Unfortunately, it applies to way too many of them.

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