Elizabeth Taylor, who died early Wednesday morning, was laid to rest Thursday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif., in a small, private funeral attended by friends and family that began 15 minutes after schedule – under instructions she left.
“She even wanted to be late for her own funeral,” a family rep said in a statement.
The actress reportedly carried around a shocking secret about her friend, Hollywood icon, James Dean. Liz allegedly revealed information to reporter, Kevin Sessums, and made him promise to keep it secret until after her death.
Well, Sessums honored that promise to Elizabeth Taylor, just as Liz honored her promise to good friend James Dean, keeping his secret for over half her life.
“I loved Jimmy. I’m going to tell you something, but it’s off the record until I die. OK? When Jimmy was 11 and his mother passed away, he began to be molested by his minister. I think that haunted him the rest of his life. In fact, I know it did. We talked about it a lot. During Giant we’d stay up nights and talk and talk, and that was one of the things he confessed to me,” Taylor allegedly told Sessums.
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