Us Weekly: Elizabeth Taylor set to marry for the ninth time!

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I have no idea if any of this is true, but I really hope it is. Us Weekly and gossip columnist Liz Smith are running with the rumor that Elizabeth Taylor is set walk (or be wheeled) down the aisle for the ninth time. According to sources, Taylor recently got engaged to Jason Winters (the African-American dude in the photo above, holding her hand). Winters is 49 years old. And Elizabeth is 78 years old, and hanging in there despite reportedly telling friends and family that she didn’t want any more life-saving surgeries. Here’s more:

Dame Elizabeth Taylor may soon be walking down the aisle … for the ninth time.

A source close to the Oscar-winning actress, 78, tells exclusively that Taylor recently got engaged to Jason Winters, 49, of Sterling Winters Management. Taylor — who now predominantly uses a wheelchair — and Winters — who recently became Janet Jackson’s new manager — have yet to confirm the news.

Says another insider: “It’s no secret that they’ve been together forever and are in love, so it wouldn’t be a surprise if they were engaged. Right now they are keeping it between them.”

In 2007, British papers reported that Taylor and Winters took a romantic vacation together at a Hawaiian resort. Taylor spent “the evening caressing the face of [Winters],” reported the Evening Standard. At the time, the paper quoted a source as saying: “She didn’t think she’d fall in love again, but since Jason came into her life that has all changed.”

The screen legend has also gushed about Winters to gossip columnist Liz Smith, describing him as “one of the most wonderful men I’ve ever known, that’s why I love him.” He even reportedly bought a house for them.

The screen legend has been married eight times — twice to love Richard Burton. Her last union, to construction worker Larry Fortensky, ended after five years in 1996.

[From Us Weekly]

Well, whatever makes that old broad happy, in my opinion. Liz has seen it all, gotten drunk with it all, f-cked it all, married it all, got jewelry from it all and divorced it all. If she wants to get hitched again, God bless. But everyone is getting a whiff of fabulous from Mr. Winters, correct? I think Liz may be marrying a man who loves men. But, that’s probably not the worst thing, honestly. It’s how I imagine my golden years – married to a fabulous younger man who will cook for me and keep a nice garden and hold my hand as we walk a red carpet.

By the way, although this will be her ninth marriage, it’s her eighth husband. She married Burton twice.

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29 Responses to “Us Weekly: Elizabeth Taylor set to marry for the ninth time!”

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  1. Liz says:

    Oh for the love of gawd! Say it aint so Liz……….

  2. Sigh. says:

    They asked her about this same dude last year, and she gave a howling and resounding “Noooooo!” to ever getting remarried…to anyone. Cracked a joked about it and everything.

    But they’re also pratically putting her at death’s door, just becasue she doesn’t want any more evasive surgeries, so who knows…

    EDIT: Either way, if she truly wants this, then wishing her well all of the way!

  3. bite me says:


  4. Cinderella says:

    She has to leave her jewels to someone worthy, so there you have it.

  5. the other mel says:

    Every woman should have a fabulous gay husband and keep a lover on the side. Gay men dress better, are more courteous, and treat you like gold. They will gossip with you, cry with you, and tell you when you look great and when you need a little help accessorizing. And they can make a damn good cocktail while doing it.

    Like Kaiser said, whatever makes the old broad happy.

  6. Kim says:

    Well her bff Liza married 2 gay men Peter and David go for it Liz, he’ll make sure look great on your deathbed.

  7. danielle says:

    Rock on with your bad self Liz!

  8. Hautie says:

    I truly want just one of the emeralds from that necklace. Just one.

    I could have a truly brilliant ring if I could have just one little emerald from that gorgeous necklace.

  9. mini says:


  10. meme says:

    @the other me, i absolutely agree. i would love to marry my gay BFF!

  11. Oi says:

    My “gaydar” is off sometimes, but no I don’t get a fabulous vibe from him.

    Please don’t tell me that sharp dressed men are presumed gay until proven otherwise? That’s really dumb. there are lots of straight guys that are, in fact, conscious of how they look/dress.

  12. susanne says:

    Your gaydar is off…
    It’s more than a self-conscious appearance. It’s fabulousness.
    It happens to the best of us! Hopefully not with our spouses, though.

  13. RobN says:

    We’re getting fabulous from a single picture? Or are we just assuming that no straight 49 year old man would marry an old train wreck? My guess is very straight and smart enough to know that old train wreck is loaded.

  14. the other mel says:

    Are you kidding me? He is as fabulous as they come. I do think your gaydar is a bit off today.

    @meme…I too wish I could marry my gay BFF, he is the best. Go Liz!

    Speaking of gay husbands, or ex-husbands, Star Jones has been off the radar for awhile. It was all about Star when she was getting married and on/off The View. Now…not so much. Just curious.

  15. cfox says:

    Oh honey no. Just …. no.

  16. lin234 says:

    lol my gaydar is off too. How can you guys tell with a single picture?

    Man, she’s a lucky old broad. Seems like she’s never without companionship at any age.

  17. simplicity says:

    Dearest Liz, she’s always loved the gays, Monty Clift, Rock Hudson, and her ol’daddy may have been one too.

  18. Kim says:

    She obviously thinks marriage is a joke so why bother getting married? Marrying 9 times is making a complete mockery of marriage.

  19. the other mel says:

    Jason Winter, her groom-to-be, has a long-time companion, Erik Sterling, with whom he shares a house in Hawaii. They are both on the board of a San Francisco AIDS charity where they apparently met. Now, this is from the London Daily Mail, so who knows, but it sure sets off my gaydar. Not that I care who dear-old Liz marries. But it also mentions she is thinking of leaving her multi-million dollar fortune to Mr. Winter. I’m just sayin’…

    I know it’s all gossip and hear-say, but hey, that’s what this site is all about!

  20. Mary says:

    A lot of people make a mockery of marrige.. Like 50% of those who do it.
    Not to mention all that adultry..

  21. fizXgirl314 says:

    This is such a joke…

  22. fizXgirl314 says:

    and Oi, I’m with you. My gaydar is not pinging AT ALL… Are you kidding me?
    I wouldn’t even consider this guy metro. In either case, this is just such a joke…

  23. Maritza says:

    Why would she complicate things for her son and daughter? It would be very simple just to leave them her inheritance and not involve another person in the picture.

  24. Popcorny says:

    She’s been whackadoodles for over a year now, clamoring for soundbytes and attention. It’s like her mind is slipping.
    If this is a gay man -and if she’s clueless (and it sure sounds like it over the past year)- then I hope someone objective is looking out for her, so as she does not get taken advantage of.
    Anyway, I am not getting any good vibes from this and, in fact, it reeks.

  25. M says:

    I wonder if he tries on any of that jewelery?

  26. lastwordlinda says:

    What a silly old woman. I hope I can age with more dignity than that. This is how I see Madonna in 30 years. But still all bony and sinewy.

  27. The Bobster says:

    Wow! Old cougars really get desperate.

  28. yae says:

    Brittany Spears in 30 years.

    Very said the attention they need to be worthy to themselves.

    I am glad I will die in peace.

  29. Boo says:

    I just finished a biography of her. Apparently she has very traditional ideas about not having sex outside of marriage, and her first marriage was at 18 to an abusive guy…they were together less than a year. In an interview she said once that if she had grown up today she probably would just have had seven “partners” not seven husbands, but because of her upbringing she ended up (basically) marrying any guy she wanted to sleep with. Different times….