Links to the past with relevance today ...
EW: Aretha!: A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul is set to air Sunday. Check out this behind-the-scenes sneak peek!
EXTRATV: A famous designer kisses and tells about a fling with Richard Gere, 69, back in the day: "It was a f*ck."
O.C. REGISTER: Diana Ross will celebrate her 75th with a Diamond Jubilee gig at the Hollywood Bowl. Oh, Mary — you should pardon the expression — I would love to go.
PEOPLE: LaToya Jackson (b. 1956) once believed her brother Michael (1958-2009) really was a pedophile — and she said so, on camera. Review of Leaving Neverland here.
SPIN CYCLE: Nellie Oleson herself, Alison Arngrim, 57, will spend Mother's Day performing her Confessions of a Prairie Bitch in NYC. Tickets on sale now!
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HOLLYWOOD: A book alleges that Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011) had a very active sex life as a teenager, one that included Mickey Rooney (1920-2014), Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), Montgomery Clift (1920-1966), Errol Flynn (1909-1959) and a three-way with Robert Stack (1919-2003) and JFK (1917-1963).
YOUTUBE: New Bananarama is here via "Stuff Like That."