She filled my childhood. In the late 1960s and ’70s, my mother kept a never-ending supply of every pulp movie star magazine and gossip tabloid imaginable on our coffee table in Levittown, Pa. — and she consumed all of them with gusto. Liz and Dick! Liz and Eddie! Liz’s continued feud with Debbie! Liz’s latest illness! Liz’s latest heartbreak!
My mother, Naomi Millstein Levine, was the same age as Ms. Taylor, who died last week at 79. In fact, my mom loved to point out that she was born on Feb. 24, 1932 — just three days before her idol. And, like my mom, Ms.… Seguir leyendo »