Her German Jewish father Richard Simon was a pianist and co-founder of Simon & Schuster, the publishing company.
She told ." In 1963 when she was 18, Carly Simon met Livingston Taylor, whose family - like the Simon's - had summered on Martha's Vineyard since the 1950's.Wenner obliged, and when the story appeared in print, Janis clipped and framed it."Cher was just a teenager when she hooked up with one of Hollywood's hottest leading men, and the next day they went their separate ways. "I did it because my girlfriends were crazy about him and so was my mother…" she told Playboy in 1988. "He smiled, but never asked."Simon had carnal knowledge of Nicholson one night in 1970 after meeting him at a mutual friend's apartment.Here's the backstory on that and 14 other brief celebrity liaisons. He suggested going to her place for coffee and, once there, nonchalantly asked, "Do you ever drink coffee in your bedroom?Leonard Cohen's 1974 song "Chelsea Hotel #2" recalls his brief encounter with Janis: "I remember you well in the Chelsea Hotel / You were famous, your heart was a legend / You told me again you preferred handsome men / But for me you would make an exception"Cohen later said: "She wasn't looking for me, she was looking for Kris Kristofferson; I wasn't looking for her, I was looking for Brigitte Bardot.But we fell into each other's arms through some process of elimination."Even for sex symbols, a one-night stand can be a letdown. He, I think, was a little scared." And for good reason: Little Miss Dynamite stood only 4'9", but according to Greenberg, some good ol' boys in her circle began to threaten Darin before everyone finally simmered down.But do note that it is not possible to be certain of a person's genealogy without a family's cooperation (and/or DNA testing).No, Carole King and James Taylor were never married.First Howard Stern coaxed Love into dishing about a night she spent in Italy with "a hot supermodel" who "pretty much chased me around the room—literally, like she was the aggressor." (The alt-rocker recalled saying to herself, "You know what? It's a great story for the grandchildren, so yeah."A French magazine called Dr.If you're gonna do it, do it with that one.") In a later interview, she revealed the model's identity. Barnard, who became an instant celebrity in 1967 when he performed the first human heart transplant, one of the world's great lovers, and he seemed out to prove it."Tell him Janis f---ed Namath and I want it in the next Rolling Stone," she said, according to a 1999 biography.Wenner obliged, and when the story appeared in print, Janis clipped and framed it.