Nervous Lohan turned down dinner invite from Liz Taylor

  • PTI, Los Angeles
  • |
  • Updated: Nov 22, 2012 19:55 IST
  • A child prodigy, an Academy award winner and a style diva, Elizabeth Taylor passed away on Wednesday at 79. Here's remembering the life and times of ...

  • Elizabeth Taylor was married eight times to seven husbands. (Getty Images)

  • Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was born in Hampstead and was the second child of Francis Lenn Taylor and Sara Viola Warmbrodt, who were Americans residing in ...

  • Elizabeth Taylor died peacefully on Wednesday in Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.

  • Taylor

    In her later years as her health failed she retired from the public gaze, although she notably attended the 2009 funeral of her long-time friend ...

  • Elizabeth Taylor

    Elizabeth Taylor debuted in 1942 in There's One Born Every Minute and by 1944 had become a child star with National Velvet, the story of ...

  • taylor

    Her second Academy Award, also for Best Actress in a Leading Role, was for her performance as Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), ...

  • Richard Burton and Taylor

    Over a five-decade career she won two Academy Awards for best actress, including in the 1966 classic Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? one of many ...

  • Taylor marriage

    She married for the first time in 1950, aged 18, to playboy hotel chain heir Nicky Hilton. The marriage lasted 203 days. (Getty images)

  • TAylor

    By 1952 she had tied the knot with British matinee idol Michael Wilding, 19 years her senior. They had two children, Michael Jr. and Christopher. ...

Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan, who plays Elizabeth Taylor in the new TV movie Liz and Dick, said she once turned down a dinner invitation from the screen legend out of nervousness.

The 26-year-old actress missed out on the chance to meet Taylor because she was "too nervous" to join the late legend for dinner - and it's a decision she will always regret.

"She had actually sent me a ring once and invited me to dinner, but I was genuinely just too nervous," Lohan told talk show host Jay Leno.

The new Lifetime movie is about the screen icon's tumultuous relationship with Richard Burton, and Lohan had a little extra insight into the private life of her Hollywood idol thanks to Taylor's personal nurse.

"My entertainment lawyer, he knows the nurse that was with her for about seven/eight years, so I became good friends with her and she was on set most of the days I was working and she actually gave me one of Elizabeth's furs, which was nice of her.

"It was nice to have the inside things that I didn't know, that when she was home in bed she would karaoke sometimes to (the radio). It's the small details," said Lohan.


also read

Kashmir reminds Salman Khan of Katrina Kaif, here's the proof

blog comments powered by Disqus