MARILYN BECK WAS A RELUCTANT HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP
The late Marilyn Beck was a piece of Hollywood history. We had the pleasure of appearing with her on The Gossip Show on E! in the 1990’s. She considered herself a serious journalist and didn’t love the word “gossip.” Indeed, she preferred being friendly with celebrities and writing more about their projects than private lives. Marilyn was a syndicated writer in the days when it really meant something – in the 70’s and 80’s her column appeared in hundreds of newspapers and she had 20 million readers. In spite of the fact that she looked down on our obvious delight in juicy gossip, she was always friendly and professional, and she will be missed. Certainly she took a plenty of Hollywood secrets with her.
(Above, Marilyn with George Burns)