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Jimmy Kimmel Bought Topless Bea Arthur Painting For Pal

26th May 2013

Funnyman Jimmy Kimmel has been revealed as the mystery buyer who paid $1.9 million (£1.2 million) for a painting of...

Currin's Naked Painting Of Golden Girls' Bea Arthur Sells For $2 Million

17th May 2013

John Currin's topless portrait of Golden Girls actress Bea Arthur has sold for $2 million at Christie's auction house in...

The Portrait Of Bea Arthur - Is It A Preservation Of Youth Or Just Plain Misogyny

16th May 2013

Bea Arthur, the iconic “Golden Girls” actress was portrayed in a somewhat unusual light in a nude painting of her,...

Fascinating Fact: 3666416

16th May 2013

A portrait depicting a topless Bea Arthur has gone under the hammer for $1.9 million (£1.2 million). The bizarre painting...

Bea Arthur Topless Portrait To Be Auctioned

16th May 2013

An odd topless portrait of late Golden Girls star Bea Arthur is expected to fetch millions at auction on Wednesday...

Fascinating Fact: 3404710

6th December 2012

Beloved late Golden Girls stars Rue Mcclanahan and Bea Arthur are to be immortalised in ice-cream thanks to a new...

Arthur's Sex Disease Uncovered In Government Papers

21st December 2010

Late GOLDEN GIRLS star BEA ARTHUR took a secret to the grave - she reportedly contracted a venereal disease while...

Betty White Has No Plans To Retire

16th September 2010

BETTY WHITE, the American actress and star of hit show 'The Golden Girls', says she has no immediate plans to...

The Things They Say 14498

3rd December 2009

"I have several people that I'd love to work with but I don't say their names because every time I...

Arthur Leaves $300,000 For Gay Homeless Charity

28th October 2009

Late GOLDEN GIRLS star BEA ARTHUR didn't forget her gay fans in her will - the actress left $300,000 (£187,000)...

Stars Pay Tribute To Bea Arthur

15th September 2009

Late GOLDEN GIRLS star BEA ARTHUR was the toast of Broadway on Monday night (14Sep09) when stars came out to...

Bea Arthur --Tv's Maude -- Dies At 86

27th April 2009

Bea Arthur, best known for her Emmy Award-winning starring roles on the sitcoms Maude and the Golden Girls , died...

Peta Pays Tribute To Arthur

27th April 2009

Officials at animal rights group People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have paid tribute to late GOLDEN GIRLS...

Golden Girls Pay Tribute To Arthur

26th April 2009

Veteran actresses BETTY WHITE and RUE MCCLANAHAN have paid tribute to their GOLDEN GIRLS co-star BEA ARTHUR, who died on...

Golden Girl Arthur Dies

26th April 2009

THE GOLDEN GIRLS star BEA ARTHUR has died at the age of 86. The actress, who played Dorothy Zbornak in the...

Golden Girls Star Dies At 86

26th April 2009

Golden Girls star Bea Arthur has died of cancer at the age of 86 at her home in Los Angeles.Arthur...

Arthur Joins Tv Hall Of Fame

3rd December 2008

Veteran actress BEA ARTHUR is to be inducted into the TV Academy Hall of Fame. The Golden Girls star, 86,...

Golden Girls Actresses Pay Tribute To Late Co-star

23rd July 2008

Former colleagues of Golden Girls star Estelle Getty have paid tribute to their late colleague after her death at the...

Arthur Pays Tribute To Golden Girl Mum

22nd July 2008

GOLDEN GIRLS co-stars BEA ARTHUR and RUE MCCLANAHAN have become the first celebrities to pay tribute to actress ESTELLE GETTY,...

Peculiar List Of 50 Greatest Tv Icons

14th November 2007

In advance of a special to air on the nostalgia channel TV Land, the channel and Entertainment Weekly have issued...

Court Dismisses Mcclanahan Lawsuit

16th June 2006

A court has dismissed a $3.75 million (GBP2.08 million) judgement against actress RUE MCCLANAHAN, because the complaint was improperly served....

Stars Pay Tribute To Cy Coleman

13th January 2005

LUCIE ARNAZ, BEA ARTHUR and CHITA RIVERA are among a host of stars who gathered in New York to pay...

Golden Girls Distressed By Getty's Health

22nd November 2004

BETTY WHITE, BEA ARTHUR and RUE McCLANAHAN are highly distressed by their former GOLDEN GIRLS co-star ESTELLE GETTY's mental health...

Arthur Accused Of Terrorism

28th May 2004

The GOLDEN GIRLS star BEA ARTHUR has been branded a "terrorist" for aggressively leading a PEOPLE FOR ETHICAL TREATMENT OF...

Golden Girl Sees Irony On Both Sides Of The Atlantic

17th September 2003

Veteran comedienne BEA ARTHUR finds claims of cultural differences between America and Britain are exaggerated - because people in the...

Travolta Teams Up With Family For Family Flicks

4th August 2003

Hollywood actor JOHN TRAVOLTA is so fed up with the lack of family movies available, he's set up his own...

Bea Arthur's London Stage Debut

27th June 2003

Former GOLDEN GIRLS star BEA ARTHUR is making her West End stage debut at the age of 80. The...

Golden Girl Defends Animal Rights

17th June 2003

Former GOLDEN GIRLS star BEA ARTHUR has joined forces with the PEOPLE OF THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS (PETA) to...

Illness Wrecks Golden Girls Reunion

1st May 2003

A GOLDEN GIRLS TV reunion has been marred by tragedy - the beloved series' matriarch, played ESTELLE GETTY, was too...