Elizabeth Taylor’s life was dominated by wild rumors about her relationships, sexuality, and beyond. Taylor’s eight marriages, unconventional views (particularly for a woman of her time), celebrity friendships, and jet-set lifestyle gave the tabloids plenty of fodder. The actress would have been 84 today.
The media circus surrounding Taylor’s life hasn’t quieted one bit, as stories continue to surface (Colin Farrell’s relationship with the Cleopatra actress raised a few eyebrows in 2013). We’re looking at some of the craziest tales about Taylor — many of them unfounded, while other rumors remain in question. It’s a testament to the rich life she lived and the celebrity legacy she left behind.