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March 23rd, 2011
09:29 PM ET

Larry King on Elizabeth Taylor: "She was a great interview because she gave you what you wanted"

Larry King was back on the 9pm slot on CNN, as a guest on "Piers Morgan Tonight" paying tribute to Elizabeth Taylor. "You would have loved her, Piers," he told Piers Morgan. "She was a great interview because she gave you what you wanted."

As for her beauty: "You've never seen eyes like Elizabeth Taylor's...She had a face, it went right through you. She had that. She had a magnificent presence."

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  1. teresa armstrong

    Elizabeth Taylor will be remembered always. Happy Birthday to Mr. Cole!

    March 23, 2011 at 9:46 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • charley Mcl

      Hey! Hollywood is not gone what about Micky Roony and Olivea de Havllin, they are still alive!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      March 23, 2011 at 10:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Hunter

    Excuse me with the pompous statement that the last of an era is gone... Lauren Bacall is still alive and kicking!

    March 23, 2011 at 9:58 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Dot

      Aw, c'mon............Lauren Bacall was a good actress,,,,,,,,but hardly famous in any role I can think of...her leading men were the stars of the movies so she had her 'fame' by defaut. I do like her as an actress but no, she's not of the stamina and calibre of Eizabeth Taylor.

      March 24, 2011 at 8:35 pm | Report abuse | Reply
      • John

        strange, internationally only CNN so I atllaucy watch Alzareer or RT (Russia Today) to get news from other perspectives as CNN is really uninformative and gets stuck on non issues. Think only good reporter is Blitzer and worst is Obrien who should be fired.

        June 27, 2012 at 5:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Anthony

      Your blog was very interesting. As soonmee who keep pushing myself to the physical limits, I took a conscious decision last year to LISTEN to my own body and respond appropriately when I needed rest, when I am in pain from overworking (gardening, exercising etc) and not to just ignore the pain. The result was that I injured myself less, with fewer visits to the physio to heal the injuries.

      June 30, 2012 at 1:06 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. MAT

    What about Lauren Bacall? She must feel pretty insulted by all the 'end of an era' comments.

    March 23, 2011 at 10:03 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Annie

    Last of an era??? Doris Day is still alive and was better than Elizabeth any day!!!

    March 23, 2011 at 10:45 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Dot

      Annie,
      Now you're talking. What was not to love about Doris Day and her many,many movies that made us laugh and/or cry. My family laugh at me because I still watch her movies. Happy days!

      March 24, 2011 at 8:38 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Erika

    Larry's on Hannity right now – I thought he said he was still going to do specials for CNN? Anybody else ... surprised he would do that? Go on Faux ...

    March 24, 2011 at 12:39 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Erika

      PS I was just channel surfing during commercial ... I don't watch Fox!!! 😛

      March 24, 2011 at 12:40 am | Report abuse | Reply
      • Dot

        Yes, Erica, I also channel-surf right by Fox too! LOL I only hit on that station if I get a finger cramp on my journey to CNN!!

        March 24, 2011 at 8:42 pm | Report abuse |
  6. topmotivationalspeakers

    I am so sad since I wanted to meet her before she passed. We were supposed to have lunch at Camp Pendleton, but it was postponed. I am so honored to be a fellow Living Legacy honoree at the Women's International Center, alongside such greatness. She is an icon, a leader, a first, unforgettable, fiercely loyal, and dedicated. We will miss her always. Thanks for your coverage tonight Piers, great mix of friends, family and fans. – Mary Alice Hill

    March 24, 2011 at 1:41 am | Report abuse | Reply
  7. corrina

    Liz Taylor is gone. let people mourn her in their own way. dont compare her to anyone else. she made her mark and her fans know that.There may be a million people left from that era, for now we are mourning Liz Taylor's passing

    March 24, 2011 at 2:01 am | Report abuse | Reply
  8. monty

    yes, it's true-there are many actors and actresses from golden era of holywood still alive (luise rainer, olivia de havilland, joan fontaine, ernest borgnine), but it's obvious that none of them achieved the level of stardom and popularity that elizabeth has! so yes, elizabeth's death was an end of an era in same way!

    March 24, 2011 at 2:49 am | Report abuse | Reply
  9. Marvin Holland

    Great tributes to Liz Taylor, except for the "jerk" Dick Cavett who just had to say under his breath "when the jerks were in charge" referring to the Bush Administration. My gosh, why did he have to go there?

    March 24, 2011 at 8:53 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Dot

      Marvin,,,,he went there, just because.... He's an idiot, that's why

      March 24, 2011 at 8:46 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  10. dot

    I love Piers Morgan and his presentation style. Larry who????

    March 24, 2011 at 8:32 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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