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Sacheen Littlefeather dead: Actress and activist who declined Marlon Brando's Oscar dies
Melanie Griffith ‘got stuck’ in marriage to Antonio BanderasSacheen was at the centre of one of the most iconic moments in film history at The Oscars back in 1973.On behalf of Marlon Brando, she refused to accept the award for Best Actor for his role in The Godfather.The actor sent the Native American civil rights activist to speak for him about why he didn't want the gong. In his speech, Brando cited the treatment of Native Americans by the film industry as the reason for turning down the award in a statement, as Sacheen, was audibly booed on stage.She told the crowd: “He very regretfully cannot accept this very generous award."And the reasons for this being are the treatment of American Indians today by the film industry… and on television in movie re-runs, and also with recent happenings at Wounded Knee.”Brando also claimed that the motion picture community had been "as responsible as any for degrading the Indian and making a mockery of his character, describing him as savage, hostile and evil".Sacheen also claimed that actor John Wayne “was in the wings and wanted to storm onto the stage and drag me off".James Jordan refuses to back down over controversial Strictly remarks [STRICTLY]Kirstie Allsopp says controversial quote on home buying is fake [REVEALED]Heidi Klum, 49, shows off her ageless figure in eye-popping jumpsuit [PICTURED]Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences apologised over her treatment at the ceremony. They said to her: "The abuse you endured because of this statement was unwarranted and unjustified."The emotional burden you have lived through and the cost to your own career in our industry are irreparable."For too long the courage you showed has been unacknowledged."For this, we
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John Wayne's illicit affair with actress was investigated by FBI and ended his marriage
News of the affair reached to his wife Josephine, who was furious, and asked a priest to talk to her husband. Eyman wrote in the book: “Dietrich was very near the last straw.” John “knew the marriage was over”, said the author, after realising his wife was unable to drop the subject. However, it wasn’t the last time the actor would become entangled in extra-marital affair scandals. His second wife, Esperanza Baur, had believed her husband was seeing actress Gail Russell.Despite the accusation, both actors denied they were having an affair. It came after John and Gail filmed the 1946 film Angel and the Badman, where they were involved in love scenes. According to the Outsider, John arrived back late at his estate one night, and Esperanza was waiting for him with a loaded gun. As he walked through the front door, the actor’s wife tried to shoot him. Somehow, the happy couple stayed together for another seven years before eventually divorcing. They were ultimately married for 8 years, from 1946 to 1954. That same year, he married actress Pilar Pallete, with whom he stayed married until his death in 1979. He died from stomach cancer at the age of 72 after suffering from serious health problems in the latter stages. In 1973, the year Cahill US Marshall was released, Wayne told journalists: "I'm pretty much living on borrowed time."John, also known as The Duke, had a long career in Hollywood, starring in 74 films from 1926 until 1976. 
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John Wayne's second wife 'almost shot him' before split after furious affair accusation
John Wayne rose to prominence as an American actor and filmmaker who became a popular icon through his starring roles during the "Hollywood Golden Age".The three-time married actor is especially known for his appearances in Western and war films, his career having flourished from the silent era of the 1920s through the American New Wave that began in the mid-Sixties.In total, Wayne — whose real name was Marion Robert Morrison — starred in 179 film and television productions.In the legend's real life, the actor had a tumultuous love life, most notably with his second wife Esperanza Baur, who assumed he had been having an extramarital affair.Esperanza was a former Mexican actress and the second of John’s three marriages, who had believed her husband was seeing actress Gail Russell.Both actors denied having an affair despite the accusation.John and Gail filmed the 1946 film, Angel and the Badman, where the pair were involved in love scenes during the movie.The actor's other half was unimpressed and later accused the actor of having an affair.According to the Outsider, following a wrap party for the film, John arrived back at his estate late.But an allegedly intoxicated Esperanza had waited to catch her husband.As the actor walked through the door, she attempted to shoot him.Despite the drama, the couple remarkably stayed married for almost seven more years before they eventually divorced.The Hollywood actor tied the knot with Esperanza in 1946 but the couple called it quits with a high-profile divorce in 1954.John was first married to his wife Josephine Wayne after the pair tied the knot in 1933 but they called it quits 12 years later.James May 'hospitalised with broken rib as stunt goes horribly wrong'[LATEST]Nigella