A nude photograph is not something you see surfacing everyday of Hollywood legends. Elizabeth Taylor’s nude photo when she was 24 years old has hit the Internet. It is alleged that it the first time photograph has ever been revealed for the first time. It was an engagement gift from Miss Taylor to producer Michael Todd, who was her third husband. Despite how many nude photographs or skeletons that come tumbling out of Ms. Taylor’s closet. I will always remember Ms. Taylor for her activist for HIV the virus which causes AIDS.
“Whereas Elizabeth Taylor used her fame to raise awareness and advocate for people affected by HIV/AIDS;
Whereas, at a time when HIV/AIDS was largely an unknown disease and those who were affected by HIV/AIDS were ostracized and shunned, Elizabeth Taylor called for and demonstrated compassion by publicly holding the hand of her friend and former costar, Rock Hudson, after he had announced that he had AIDS;
Whereas Elizabeth Taylor testified before Congress saying, “It is my hope that history will show that the American people and our leaders met the challenge of AIDS rationally and with all the resources at their disposal, for our sake and that of all humanity.”;
Whereas, in 1985, Elizabeth Taylor became the Founding National Chairman for the American Foundation for AIDS Research (commonly known as “amfAR”);
Whereas, in 1991, Elizabeth Taylor founded the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation to provide direct support to those suffering from the disease;
Whereas the extensive efforts of Elizabeth Taylor have helped educate the public and lawmakers about the need for research, treatment, and compassion for those suffering from HIV/AIDS;”
–Part of a Senate resolution for the legendary Elizabeth Taylor
Vanity Fair magazine published a $4.99 e-book, The Best of Vanity Fair: Elizabeth Taylor, available from Barnes & Noble and Amazon. The e-book is to feature photographs.
Photo Gallery: The Life Of Elizabeth Taylor R.I.P. Grand dame….