frauenfelder — 2013-07-09T13:12:04-04:00 — #1
https://youtu.be/8Eskff0RUQ8 Caroline Capute says: In a shocking 1994 interview, TV Guide writer Larry Grobel captured American heartthrob Farrah Fawcett describing how she fended off a near-mugging on a rainy day in New York City. PBS Digital Studios rewinds to that previously unheard interview with Fawcett in the newest installment of PBS Digital Studios’ “Blank on… READ THE REST
snagglepuss — 2013-07-09T14:49:23-04:00 — #2
Nothing will ever top her heavily-medicated / chemically-altered appearance on Letterman.
milliefink — 2013-07-10T20:01:57-04:00 — #3
milliefink — 2013-07-10T20:09:10-04:00 — #4
Interesting story, including this moment:
"And he's like enraged. He's like some crazy guy. He's white but he's just like--His face is all frothing and everything."
Mmm hmm. "He's white, so he's okay THAT way, not some other race, like I imagine criminals to be. That would be even scarier."
In most white minds, the criminal in an imagined personal attack is a black guy. And so, it can be sort of surprising when you're being mugged instead by a white guy.
Which is not to say that Farrah was a "racist." She was just raised in a racist society.
snagglepuss — 2013-07-10T20:48:26-04:00 — #5
frauenfelder — 2013-07-14T13:12:05-04:00 — #6
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