In this thread we talk about Candy Spelling....
The Candy Spelling Thread.
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DL content is always so original and relevant
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We probably have like 20+ Candy Spelling threads already.
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I didn't see any Candy Spelling threads that are currently active.
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Search via Google not the busted ass search feature here.
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OP was supposed to call this thread Candy Spelling Ruins Everything. FAIL.
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My favourite Candy anecdote is one from her book 'Candyland'. Aaron was courting Joan Crawford for a project of his, and so Candy and Aaron took the train to NYC to sweet talk her into doing it. (Aaron would never fly on a plane...he was deathly terrified of them.) So a young Candy and Aaron ventured to NYC (this was in the early 70s, I believe). Joan wanted them to come to her apartment, and when they arrived there, Joan immediately swept Aaron upstairs with her to watch her get dressed for the evening, leaving poor Candygram alone downstairs. (Joan was known for doing this with men.) They went out to eat at Joan's favourite restaurant, and once in the private dining room, several bottles of Joan's personal stash of Smirnoff 100-proof were brought out. Candy said as the evening progressed, a severely intoxicated Joan hit on Aaron right in front of her. A few hours later when it was time for dessert, Joan told them she was having the chef make her new favourite: homemade blueberry yogurt. Candy was fed up and ready to leave at this point, and was vocal that she didn't like blueberries or yogurt. The chef brought out a huge bowl of it to be served family style, and drunk as a skunk Joan Crawford then attempted to spoon-feed young Candygram the room temperature, globby yogurt. Candy nearly threw up on Joan as the serving spoon of yogurt was forced past her lips, and Aaron sat there doing nothing because he didn't want to lose the deal with Joan (which never ended up being finalized). Candy obviously held onto this grudge long enough to write about it 40+ years later.
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Here is the juiciest one. Candy’s fans we call ourselves CandyCanes!
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As I said in a previous thread: If Aaron Spelling had stayed married to Carolyn Jones, none of this would've ever happened. But I'll give her this: gold digger that she is, she's just generous enough to the grandkids, but she's not letting go of any more than she absolutely has to!
And I never watched 90210, but I really liked Tori after "Trick" (she played that part perfectly), so it saddens me that she's sunk so low. But I guess that's who she was all along?
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I wish Selling Spelling Manor was online somewhere.
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I recall a Datalounger who knew Natalie Wood, he said Natalie was not fond of Candy, and referred to her as "Little Can-Can".
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Rich coming from dwarf Natalie.
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Is it true she used to be a hooker?
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I know why Tatum is holding Candy's hand in this clip.
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R15, I forgot about the Tatum-Rosie fling. Maybe Tates was starting carpet fires with Candy, too? I'm still perplexed on their relationship, unless Candy just wanted to parade around an Oscar-winning child star as her substitute daughter to try to humiliate poor, in debt, hysterical Tori. Yes, that's probably it.
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To Candy's credit, she never posts IG or FB stories from trips she's taken (she loves to come to Las Vegas--shocker) until she's back home at the Manor in the Sky. Whether this is to deter theft, or to deter Tori, or both...one never knows.
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There, happy now?
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Candy brought her drug-addled date, Tatum, to Tori's party.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||06/28/2020|
Her voice sounds like a chain smoking waitress.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||06/28/2020|
How dare you dictate what I can discuss on this thread, you demagogue.
I want to talk about BARBARA RUSH.
She looked fabulous in blue chiffon in Can't Stop the Music
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Aaron Spelling left Los Angeles very often, due to his fear of flying. Candy always said they built Spelling Manor because they didn't travel and didn't have any other residences. That's why it was so huge.
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I meant to say "Aaron Spelling NEVER left Los Angeles..."
Sorry about that.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||06/28/2020|
Candy wants to bring back letter writing! Just no letters to Tori.
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She didn't flush!
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Let them eat wrapping paper!
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Dean Martin was Tori's godfather. I'm not sure how much of a relationship they had, but I'm surprised it's not mentioned more.
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Candy Spelling, this is your tape...
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So, despite Candy and Bing not living in the same building, do you think Tori is working on how to make something look like a copycat suicide?
|by Anonymous||reply 29||06/28/2020|
R19 How much to you want to bet that Candy will provide very well for Tatum O’Neal in her will, and has probably picked out and paid for Tatum’s black designer haute couture outfit to be worn at her funeral to upstage and humiliate Tori? Tatum will walk into the funeral looking like Joan Collins’ entrance in Dynasty and there will be Tori and family stumbling out of the family van in messy, barely put together not quite black ensembles juice boxes and diaper bag in tow.
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R29, Tori is up to her eyeballs trying to stay in the competition on something called 'Celebrity Show-Off' on TBS right now. Otherwise known as another way to embarrass Candy and guilt her into handing over a bigger allowance. Tori loves to say she can't get any more reputable work--and that no one takes her seriously--but then she did that by co-producing that 'BH90210' reunion series last year, and all she and Jennie Garth did the entire time was berate the writers (many of whom quit) and still play mean girl (not inviting Tiffani Thiessen and Vanessa Marcil to appear, but having Denise Richards do a pointless cameo). This new show is from the same producers as 'The Masked Singer', which Tori was on as the unicorn. She claimed to've "found her voice again." I thought she did that every time she picked up the phone to ask Candy for some extra cash to be Venmo'd.
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Sometimes an accidental fall from the penthouse balcony, is an unhappy daughter’s best friend.
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So did Candy and Tatum bond over their animal advocacy work, is that the connection? Tori should start hanging out with Ryan O’Neal and calling him daddy just to spite them.
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R27 Maybe it’s not mentioned much because of inappropriate touching between them when Tori was a girl? Heaven knows, no one wants to touch her now.
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So Candy has basically chosen Tatum to play Tori in the Lifetime movie of their lives, who do you think she imagines the best actress to play her? Jessica Lange perhaps? Or would she chooses a much younger actress with only a few years difference from Tatum claiming she was a child bride and had Tori at 15?
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R33, I wondered if Candy and Tatum lived in the same building, but Candy would have a private elevator, anyway. (Tatum loves taking pics riding on her building elevator and posting them to IG.) They had to've run in to each other somewhere (the dog park?) and bonded. Candy is obviously kind of a loner, but does seem to have a friend group she travels with and plays mahjong with. Someone in one of the previous threads here said that before Candy sold the Manor, she spent lots of late nights playing board games with her housekeeper. She would also chronically rearrange the dolls so that none felt "left out." Can you imagine being a fly on the wall for that? Perhaps it's no wonder that Tori can't deal with her. Meanwhile, Randy got the hell outta town and is a life coach in the Pacific Northwest. I'm surprised Candy hasn't cattily hired him to life coach Tori. (I believe Randy and Tori get along, though.)
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Do we think Candy hires, perhaps for decades, male escorts to fulfill her needs like the Patti LuPone’s character in Hollywood? Or was she a casting couch momma for Aaron’s TV projects? I could see her and Aaron being into kinky cuck role play with young studly casting couch actors. And Aaron having a special on call film crew or secret cameras to record it for their own enjoyment later or blackmail purposes.
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What Candy flavor do we presume Candy’s snatch to smell like? Skittles maybe?
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R34, I believe Dean Martin had something to do with Candy and Aaron getting together. This blog from Alison Martino (LA pop culture historian) has info about the Daisy disco, where Candy and Aaron had their first date. It was owned by the same guy who owned the Jax boutique, where Candy worked with Dean Martin's daughters and Sinatra's daughters as well.
Per the blog about the Daisy: "The chic destination was also where Aaron Spelling met 18 year old, Carole Gene, also known as Candy. Their first dance together was to 'My Funny Valentine' and that song had been their song ever since."
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Tori and Candy are really into the holidays right? If they could ever get it together long enough I’d love to see them do Crawford and Davis in What Happened Baby Jane? With Candy as Baby Jane, and Tori tearing around in a wheelchair. What other mother daughter Halloween costumes might they try?
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R41, Candy as the evil stepmother, Tori as one of the stepdaughters, Tori's oldest daughter as the other stepdaughter, and Tatum as Cinderella.
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I can so see Candy as a Lady MacBeth character, there was a reason why the MacBeth’s had no children.
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What ever happened to Trick 2? I thought that was all set to be Tori’s big return to cinema?
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R44, Tori and Coco Peru were both excited about 'Trick 2'. I'm not sure they got the necessary financing. If only someone had a rich mother, who wasn't investing all her money in Broadway play revivals...
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Did Joan Crawford get around? Was she known for that?
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R39, thanks for that. Isn't the Daisy also where Sal Mineo punched out Aaron Spelling for dating his ex, Jill Haworth?
He thought Spelling was a dirty old man because Jill was so young, but when Sal and Jill got together, she was about 14 years old (he was around 20), so he was a fine one to talk.
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R47, Sal dated a woman? Jkjk...I've read a bio on him and I believe you are right. I think a lot happened at the Daisy...it was the in-place for a few years.
R46, Joan definitely liked men and manipulating them. But don't we all?
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Should have some discussion about the relationship between Candy Gram and Marc Nathanson.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||06/29/2020|
Correction, S/B Mark. Marc Nathanson Is a billionaire that lives down the street from Spelling Manor But with no connection.
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R50, there were rumours for years that Candy was cheating on poor ol' Aaron while he was working 28 hours a day. And then towards the end when she "took care of him" (hired round-the-clock nurses) that she was stepping out. For all we know, perhaps they had an arrangement. Candy was undisputably loyal to him, especially with constructing and managing the Manor. I'll never forget on the 'Selling Spelling Manor' when she showed all his scripts--and I mean, every single one--that she'd had leather-bound to fill his library. I do think she was in awe of him and his work. All those scripts and his Emmys got donated to a college; I forget which one right now.
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r11 I agree! I saw it the first time it aired and it's disappeared.
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Did Candy have any relationship with Carolyn Jones?
They must have encountered each other in public over the years.
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Randy Spelling ain’t half bad looking.
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R51 Tori has a few of his Emmys, which will probably end up at a Pawn Shop in Englewood eventually.
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Very inspiratorial lady to me. All young girl in my country know Mrs Candy and her big house.
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I want to use this thread to discuss Steve Bings ' suicide. It's only fair.
|by Anonymous||reply 57||06/29/2020|
R57, over his dead body will you do such a thing! Go for it...it actually IS only fair. Poor Bing.
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That photo of Randy at r54... you can see the resemblance between Randy and one of those kids of Tori’s. I guess that would be Aaron’s contribution.
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^^But Randy isn’t fat.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||06/29/2020|
R51, that’s not really loyalty. It’s one of the things a rich husband expects of a wife. Ego-stroking on steroids. Pamela Harriman was like that, too.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||06/29/2020|
What I learned in the Steve Bing thread is that Tori must have inherited her hoarding problem from Candy.
Candy is like a Fay Weldon creation.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||06/29/2020|
Gentlemen, let's pivot back to me, shall we? Any questions for the Queen of the Manor?
|by Anonymous||reply 63||06/29/2020|
What fresh hell has Candy Spelling unleashed this week?
|by Anonymous||reply 64||06/30/2020|
R64, by "fresh hell," I assume you mean refinement and grace.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||06/30/2020|
Morning, everyone...I just looooove family portraits!
|by Anonymous||reply 66||07/03/2020|
R66 She loves the photos, just not everyone in them.
|by Anonymous||reply 67||07/03/2020|
Is Candy one to get festive and launch fireworks off from her balcony? Perhaps individually gift wrapping them before sending them off?
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Poor Tori got Miss Candy's massive head
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R68, she doesn't want to scare JJ (her beloved dog). After all, JJ is the sole heir, and Candy would have to rewrite the will if he got scared and pulled a Steve Bing.
|by Anonymous||reply 70||07/03/2020|
R70 I would assume she has a horde of cloned replicants of her dog as a backup ala Streisand, whatever do wealthy ladies like her have to do otherwise? There’s probably a kennel room even in the Manor in the sky.
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Tori, if you want back in the will, cut Dean's brake line.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||07/03/2020|
R71, you're probably correct. There's a mall up there as well...it's just filled with cheap eBay purchases and things to sell!
|by Anonymous||reply 73||07/03/2020|
R72 Oh, that would be delicious!
|by Anonymous||reply 74||07/03/2020|
Never forget, Candy, I had him at his best.
|by Anonymous||reply 75||07/03/2020|
R75 that's still not great. Candy had him at his richest.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||07/03/2020|
Petra Ecclestone totally remodeled the place when she bought it, and as much as I hate the ugly cunt, she did a remarkable job.
|by Anonymous||reply 77||07/03/2020|
R75, Aaron and Carolyn co-owned a motel in Palm Springs (Rancho Mirage, actually) in the mid-50s with Lloyd Bridges and a few other TV stars. I used to have pics of them "working" at the motel...Aaron at the front desk, Carolyn being a housekeeper, and Lloyd being the pool boy. The linked article tells a bit about their venture. Candy would've never played at being a motel maid over her dead body...Carolyn, on the other hand, had a great sense of humour.
|by Anonymous||reply 78||07/03/2020|
Here's pics of the gang at the motel they owned.
|by Anonymous||reply 79||07/03/2020|
Did she up Tori's allowance? Is Miss Candy being more generous these days?
She routinely posts photos of Tori on her IG page now.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||07/03/2020|
Queen Candy admits to go to therapy to learn how to communicate with her family. I'd kill to be a fly on the wall in that office; I imagine most all the communication problems are somehow Tori's fault. Randy, not so much...he's the golden child.
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*admits to going to therapy...
|by Anonymous||reply 82||07/06/2020|
Candy has taken up bird watching (or bird sitting, as she calls it). I sure hope no Karens try to get her arrested in the park.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||07/11/2020|
Well it's pretty much universally spelled c-a-n-d-y. I'm not aware of any alternative spellings for it.
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