You Must Remember This
You Must Remember This
Karina Longworth
Gossip Girls: Louella Parsons And Hedda Hopper (The First Lady, Episode 2)
59 minutes Posted May 10, 2021 at 9:01 pm.
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In 1923, Louella Parsons signed a contract with William Randolph Hearst for nationwide syndication of the first major Hollywood gossip column. Parsons quickly built a brand based on protecting (and whitewashing) Hollywood’s interests, as well as Hearst’s, relentlessly promoting — and spying on — Hearst’s mistress, Marion Davies.

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