He’s just a pussycat!


Is “true story” a contradiction in terms? Anyway, it’s come to my attention that the director on a BIG budget movie disappeared for four days. Phffft! Even his wife pled ignorance as to his whereabouts. His absence brought production to a halt and caused quite a stir and (not to mention) cost the studio mucho dinero.

On his return he reported he had traveled south of the border to research a Central American “entrepreneur”. An “entrepreneur” that had parking space for his yacht in the living room, a private menagerie of predators (don’t ask what he fed them), and well in excess of twenty-seven children. When asked the ratio of boys to girls this ga-zillionaire replied, “Twenty-seven children! Twenty-seven sons! A man has sons!”

When asked if he had any daughters the man shrugged and turned his attention to the white stallions that were being paraded over his emerald lawn

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  1. December 28, 2012

    You’re not saying who he was? I thought maybe that was Valentino in the photo. Anyway, thanks for reading my little piece on Truman Capote and Marlon Brando. I hoped you viewed the embedded video of the young children re-enacting the famous interview. Have wonderful New Year. I’ll continue to check your site for all those wonderful photos.

    • December 28, 2012

      He was arrested for about a second this year shortly after the director paid a visit – I read all about it in the LA Times – but (not being a journalist) I’m afraid of being thrown to the lions. That is Valentino. My father-in-law was named Rudolph after him, although his mother would never admit it… I’m reading about Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball of ’66 (’67?) and I’ve bookmarked the profile of Brando so I can read it tonight. Thank you! Your posts are always so fascinating.

      • December 28, 2012

        For someone like yourself, “The Duke in His Domain” is a must read. I’m sure you will enjoy it. Thank you for the compliment. It is much appreciated.

  2. January 5, 2014

    Dearest V
    The cat may be captivating, but it’s the owners eyes that are truly arresting.
    What a disturbing story though, made me think, horribly, of female infanticide so rife in certain parts of the world.
    Yours ever
    The Perfumed Dandy

    • January 5, 2014

      It’s a strange and perplexing world we live in… I had forgotten the name of this particular character so I thought I’d remind myself by Googling Mexican millionaire/billionaires who have been arrested, it didn’t help as there have been several in recent years.

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