Happily Ever After The wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana was one of the most-watched romantic real-life events of the twentieth century. Between the legitimate longings of our hearts, and the way the Disney empire has fed our romantic fantasies for fairy tales, we are captivated by storybook romance. The Archbishop of Canterbury, who presided at the royal wedding, gave a marvelous sermon that day. In it he said, "Here is the stuff of which fairy tales are made, the prince and princess on their wedding day.
McNichol was the darling of mid to late 70's and 80's television. She blew up playing Buddy Lawrence on the intense television drama, Family, in She was only 14 years old when Family hit, and the series threw her into the spotlight, as the world watched her grow up in front of the camera.
Then in earlyshe was catapulted into super stardom when she was cast alongside Tatum O'Neal and Matt Dillon in the 80's film classic, Little Darlings, in Not only was McNichol a celebrated young actress, now she was a bona fide teen idol, as she constantly graced the pages of bubble gum pop magazines like Bop and Tiger Beat.
By the time the end of the 80's was rolling in, Kristy had gone through rumors of substance abuse, lesbianism, failed B movies, and bankruptcy. But, our little Kristy persevered, and was given a new show called, Empty Nest, a spin off of the crazy popular, Golden Girls. Success would be short lived for McNichol, as she battled private demons that she had secretly battled for years.
Her mental health issues caused her to drop out of a film and drop a television show. Eventually, McNichol was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she shared her diagnosis and politely bowed out of the acting world in the early s.
She states that she retired from acting for her own sanity and peace of mind.
Poor Kristy was battling bipolar disorder at a time when people didn't really understand what the disease is. All she knew then was that she was popular, she made lots of movies and films, and it didn't make any sense to her why she wasn't the happy girl she often portrayed in her roles.
She never comment on those rumors during her heyday, but she has since come out as a lesbian, and it has been uncovered that she has been living with her lesbian partner, Martie Allen, for more than 20 years. Kristy's former partner had been actress Elisabeth Brooks.
Brooks' most famous role was playing the leather clad werewolf, Martha Quist, she's the chick who seduces and then bites the protagonists husband in the film, The Howling. Unfortunately, Brooks died of brain cancer in Kristy has since stated that she decided to come out of the closet in order to help lesbian women who are struggling with their identity.
As far as work goes, well Kristy has taught acting in a private school, and she spends much of her time doing charity work. I guess those bankruptcy rumors were just rumors.
Inher official statement about retiring from acting is as follows: I retired from my career after 24 years. My feeling was that it was time to play my biggest part — myself!
I must say that it has been the best thing that ever happened to me. So many fans are disappointed that I'm not currently acting; however, some may not realize that the process I'm in at this time is necessary and vital for my personal happiness and well-being.
Kristy, you deserve to be happy, thanks for the memories! Want More Kristy McNichol?Unspoken in those vows was the expectation that we would live happily ever after. Isn’t that what every couple thinks? Of course, we soon realized that our marriage, like every marriage, has its rough spots.
For the longest time, there had been rumors that Kristy McNichol was a lesbian.
She never comment on those rumors during her heyday, but she has since come out as a lesbian, and it has been uncovered that she has been living with her lesbian partner, Martie Allen, for more than 20 years. Whatever happened to happily ever after???(Sister's Grimm fanfic) Reads 11 Votes 1 Part Story.
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