Rita Moreno says she dated Elvis Presley to make cheater Marlon Brando jealous: He ‘was sweet but boring’

在星期三, 的 奥斯卡奖得主 出现在 “风景” where she was asked by co-host Joy Behar about the actor “不断地” cheating on her during their 8-year relationship.

Moreno and Brando first met when she was 22 on the set of the 1954 biopic Désirée.

I found lingerie in his house and, 当然, I was heartbroken, and I went home in tears – really, I was naïve – and I was angry too, just furious,” the 89-year-old recalled. “第二天, the phone rings, and I hear ‘Miss Marina?' 我说, ‘Uh, 是的?’ ‘This is Colonel Parker, my client is Elvis Presley, and Elvis spotted you at the 20th Century Fox commissary, and he liked what he saw.


“我说, '哦?’ and he said, ‘And he would like very much to meet you. Would you like to meet him?’” the actress continued. “And I thought of those panties, 我说, '是, I would!’”

的 “西边故事” star said shedated [猫王] several times,” but the romance was brief. 歌手, 她说, 原为 “sweet but boring.

He was sweet, but he was a country boy,” Moreno explained. “So anyway, 什么时候 [Brando] found out, it didn’t take long. He started to throw chairs. He was so angry. It was wonderful. And I just sat there as he threw chairs and carried on.

After Brando died in 2004, some of his possessions were auctioned off, 的 纽约邮报 已报告. The only piece of movie memorabilia found in his California home was a picture of theGodfatherstar in 1969’sThe Night of the Following Daywhere he’s locked in a passionate kiss with Moreno. 根据出口, it hung on the wall of his study.


Rita Moreno said she dated Elvis Presley to make Marlon Brando jealous.

Rita Moreno said she dated Elvis Presley to make Marlon Brando jealous. (Reuters/Getty Images)

在 2017, Moreno told 人物杂志 that Brando was thelust of her life.Moreno told the outlet she still kept a photo of Brando in her bedroom.

Why that picture of Marlon Brando? Because he was a big love of mine in my life,” Moreno explained. “这个, it almost seems like a vignette out of a movie, so that’s why it’s there. He was the lust of my life.

Moreno called her husband Leonard Gordon “我一生的挚爱。” 这对夫妇喜结连理 1965 and remained together until he died in 2010.

在 2016, Moreno told 福克斯新闻 her drive to act has kept her busy in Hollywood over the years.

Marlon Brando and Rita Moreno visit on the set of the film 'Desiree', 1954.

Marlon Brando and Rita Moreno visit on the set of the film ‘Desiree’, 1954. (Photo by 20th Century-Fox/Getty Images)

“你懂, I get asked that all the time as if I knew,” 她当时说. “我不知道! I have no idea. It’s the way I’m built, 这是肯定的. I’ve always been like this. And with all of this energy and drive comes great happiness. I’m a very positive, optimistic person. It’s just part of my nature. It doesn’t mean that I don’t get angry or I don’t get depressed. 一点也不. But my greater nature is a very positive one.