Liz Smith: Lindsay As Liz -- Oh, Come On, Let's Give Her a Chance! Also, How Skyfall, Argo and Ralph Saved Hollywood
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"THERE IS no deodorant like success," said Elizabeth Taylor.
I DON'T know about you but I've seen the movie trailer to the coming Nov. 25th Liz & Dick and although I know it won't be a patch on the real-life Burtons of movie fame, I just can't wait to catch Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor!
Since I traveled with Elizabeth and Richard back in the day and wrote about their tempestuous passionate marriage in London, Paris, Rome, New York, L.A., and Leningrad, I feel like a minor authority.
But, consider the fallout from the recent Lindsay Lohan-nixing of a Barbara Walters interview on ABC's 20/20? Who knew that umpteen years ago, in 2006, at a pre-Oscar party in the home of super agent Bryan Lourd, I was the person who went across a crowded room and corralled a young actress named Lindsay, saying to her, "There is someone here you need to meet"?
Lindsay came with me willingly and I took her to the fireplace where I said, "Lindsay, this is Barbara Walters!"
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