My Mother and Liberace: Behind the Candelabra
In my mother's last months, she often shared a story on how Liberace proposed to her with Elizabeth Taylor's 33-carat diamond ring.
"He bought it for me," she explained, "but when I said no to marrying him, he gave it to Elizabeth Taylor. Then, because she was not a nice woman, she took that ring and gave it to Richard Burton so he could marry her. Richard was a handsome man, but he drank, very much. What kind of man proposes to a woman using her own ring?" Read more >