I say that about myself all the time.
I feel better about my cellulite now...
Jayne could not hold a candle to Mae- nor a chihuahua or 2.
Yeah, but Jane was a legend in her own mirror.
In the Diane Arbus biography it said that when she visited Mae for a magazine assigment there were monkey turds on her plush white carpet. This makes me think of Mae as being a real life version of Norma Desmond.
Hats off to Jayne with the rapier wit, but Mae is still the best!
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Mae West was (and is) an American institution. She is like Mickey Mouse and George Washington. EVERYONE knows who she is, she is a part of Americana. She was a true original who had a career longer than two of Mansfield's lifetimes. Mansfield was great fun. There is a dramatic difference. Oh...and Lawrence, thanks for the info. You are so..um...knowledgeable. Not an ounce of class, tact or respect...but great research.