A Look At Eddie Fisher And Elizabeth Taylor's Tumultuous Marriage

Elizabeth Taylor liked diamonds a lot that she named a fragrance after them. She liked husbands a lot that she had seven of them. Eddie Fisher was the fourth, and his and Taylor’s tumultuous marriage was the stuff of Hollywood legends. Taylor’s many well being struggles have been well-documented. The Telegraph experiences that her troubles began when she was a child. She was born with scoliosis, a curvature of the backbone, which precipitated her excruciating again ache. Nonetheless, her relationship with Eddie wasn’t simply agonizing; it practically led to her premature demise.

Per Better of Life, Taylor was mourning the tragic dying of her third husband when she struck up an affair with Eddie. In the meantime, he was married to Taylor’s good friend Debbie Reynolds, with whom he shared two kids, Carrie and Todd Fisher, named after Taylor’s useless husband. Mike Todd and Eddie had been so shut that he’d been his greatest man when he wed Taylor in 1957. Oh boy. “Mike Todd, sadly, had a horrible aircraft crash,” Reynolds informed NPR. “After which, when Mike died, [Taylor] left with Eddie. So my husband did console her — very nicely, I am certain.”

Eddie and Taylor married in a conventional Jewish ceremony in Las Vegas. Unsurprisingly, their marriage was doomed from the beginning. “There was outrage. My dad had like contracts canceled for morality clauses,” Todd informed Yahoo. “It actually ruined his profession. I imply, it simply wiped him out. Liz sort of got here out a bit higher, kind of unscathed.”