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Raquel Welch has vanished from social media. Could something be wrong or has she gone all Greta Garbo or Norma Desmond,

Raquel Welch seems to have disappeared from social media with no acknowledgement of her 80th birthday. Her Facebook account seems to have been deleted, no Instagram posts in over 2 years and no tweets in 18 months. Now of course she might just have got bored or fed up with all social media and chose to stop posting .

But I have a feeling , an intuition that something is wrong especially with nothing for her 80th birthday in September. Perhaps a serious health problem or vanity because she doesn't want to be seen in public when she can no longer maintain the standard of her look. I believe Lana Turner became reclusive in part for this reason. I am wondering if maybe she has become all Greta Garbo or Norma Desmond in her twilight years.? Any dataloungers heard any rumours or gossip about this or has speculation to share?

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by Anonymousreply 192January 18, 2022 6:50 AM

Do you think she’s becoming a man?

by Anonymousreply 1December 18, 2020 9:42 PM

She has closed the door.

by Anonymousreply 2December 18, 2020 9:43 PM

Perhaps she is developing dementia or some other illness that would keep her out of the public eye. I hope she is ok.

by Anonymousreply 3December 18, 2020 9:43 PM

r1 Its always a possibility I guess! Very unlikely but not impossible!😁

by Anonymousreply 4December 18, 2020 9:45 PM

r3 That is my fear/suspicion.

by Anonymousreply 5December 18, 2020 9:46 PM

Or maybe she just lost her password like so many celebrities (and people in general) do.

by Anonymousreply 6December 18, 2020 9:50 PM

Like many famous and beautiful women, once age withered her, she drew the veil.

by Anonymousreply 7December 18, 2020 9:51 PM

r6 Possibly but I'm doubtful that is the explanation.

by Anonymousreply 8December 18, 2020 9:54 PM

She had surgery to retain her looks. Maybe the looks have faded and she is not a good candidate for surgery now.

by Anonymousreply 9December 18, 2020 9:59 PM

sad.

by Anonymousreply 10December 18, 2020 10:04 PM

Did she vanish from social media all at once? Sometimes if someone is sick of, say, Twitter, they'll keep Facebook or Instagram. If she went cold turkey on all of them then maybe she lost her password or just got sick of the social media bullshit (cancel culture or the general negativity of it especially in an election/covid year).

by Anonymousreply 11December 18, 2020 10:04 PM

As an aside, she is a conservative.

by Anonymousreply 12December 18, 2020 10:09 PM

She’s pulled a Kate Jackson! Does someone want to pick a day of the week, other than Friday, and encourage others to do highlight posts of her on that day? Do we have a RW troll who can handle that?

by Anonymousreply 13December 18, 2020 10:10 PM

Instagram has these neat things called "filters".

by Anonymousreply 14December 18, 2020 10:10 PM

r9 Very likely. Another possibility is her most recent surgery didn't turn out well and cannot be corrected because as you say she may be a tricky candidate for more surgery for health reasons?

r11 I don't know when she deleted her Facebook but I feel sure it was there in January and February. She last posted on Instagram in 2018 and last tweeted summer 2019.

by Anonymousreply 15December 18, 2020 10:40 PM

r13 A Kate Jackson??🤔

by Anonymousreply 16December 18, 2020 10:42 PM

Does she have “an” Onlyfans?

by Anonymousreply 17December 18, 2020 10:42 PM

She's at Lauren Bacall's grave singing the score from "Woman of the Year". Stefanie Powers joined her to sing the score from "Applause!"

by Anonymousreply 18December 18, 2020 10:48 PM

R16 Here

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by Anonymousreply 19December 18, 2020 10:48 PM

She should have had a bigger career. She was everywhere in the 70's and 80's, then just seemed to disappear.

A great actress and an even greater beauty. She was a big pin up favorite.

by Anonymousreply 20December 18, 2020 11:02 PM

Doin' the red carpet...

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by Anonymousreply 21December 18, 2020 11:05 PM

I always remember an interviewer asked her in the 80s what color she would say her eyes were, and she responded, "Most people say that they're sable."

And he ended the interview by writing, "And so they are."

by Anonymousreply 22December 18, 2020 11:07 PM

Leave her be.

by Anonymousreply 23December 18, 2020 11:09 PM

She might not care about the social media any longer.

by Anonymousreply 24December 18, 2020 11:21 PM

r2 Permanently?

by Anonymousreply 25December 18, 2020 11:27 PM

r19 Many thanks 👍

by Anonymousreply 26December 18, 2020 11:28 PM

Her legacy is the greatest music video of all time.

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by Anonymousreply 27December 18, 2020 11:32 PM

r20 That will be because of the court case were she sued a Hollywood film studio.

by Anonymousreply 28December 18, 2020 11:36 PM

Great actress, r20? No....

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by Anonymousreply 29December 18, 2020 11:43 PM

Great Actress? M'kay. Raquel was beautiful, a leaden actress, poor singer, and a bitch.

by Anonymousreply 30December 18, 2020 11:43 PM

r30 But is she now an ill or very unwell 'bitch '?

by Anonymousreply 31December 18, 2020 11:51 PM

I like her, so I don't wish her ill. Just being hones that she was no great actress, and she is well known to be a bitch.

by Anonymousreply 32December 18, 2020 11:54 PM

Did she hit the wall?

by Anonymousreply 33December 18, 2020 11:55 PM

She did give good swivel in the revamped Central Park West.

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by Anonymousreply 34December 18, 2020 11:57 PM

I’m ready to fill in for her.

by Anonymousreply 35December 19, 2020 12:01 AM

She was a decent actress. Good and effective in Kansas City Bomber and Last of Sheila.

Supposedly was great on Broadway in Woman of the Year and Victor Victoria.

by Anonymousreply 36December 19, 2020 12:08 AM

Book Raquel for a limited series re-boot of 'The Golden Girls' alongside: Brigitte Bardot, Gina Lollobrigida and Candice Bergen. Instead of Miami, it would be set in Nice/Cannes.

by Anonymousreply 37December 19, 2020 12:26 AM

I had no idea! I thought she was just a pair of tits!

by Anonymousreply 38December 19, 2020 12:29 AM

My favorite Raquel

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by Anonymousreply 39December 19, 2020 12:31 AM

yea, either dementia or facelift gone wrong....prob both.

by Anonymousreply 40December 19, 2020 12:41 AM

The most recent RW editorial photos I have found are from 2017.

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by Anonymousreply 41December 19, 2020 1:01 AM

OP is right, something is off. Not just social media, but she hasn't been seen in public for for the past 18 months and there have been no pics of her. This is the last pic taken of her.

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by Anonymousreply 42December 19, 2020 1:03 AM

She's devoting her golden years to her true passion: Pegging.

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by Anonymousreply 43December 19, 2020 1:15 AM

I'd gladly have shagged Roger.

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by Anonymousreply 44December 19, 2020 1:21 AM

her cheek implants exploded.

by Anonymousreply 45December 19, 2020 2:10 AM

Social media in the form of Facebook, Instagram and the like is predictably repetitive and boring day in and day out. It is actually pretty sad. Perhaps she found better things to spend her last years on, other than scrolling.

by Anonymousreply 46December 19, 2020 2:18 AM

She's holed up with Miss Richard Simmons, and both are stuffing themselves with eclairs and fried chicken like there's no tomorrow.

by Anonymousreply 47December 19, 2020 2:22 AM

What is she the poor man’s Ann-Margret or was it the other way around?

by Anonymousreply 48December 19, 2020 2:28 AM

She probably just retired. She has a wig line that makes money. Here's a new photo....

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by Anonymousreply 49December 19, 2020 2:28 AM

Christ, I would hope that most people by the age of eighty would realize that social media is a waste of time and just walk away from it.

by Anonymousreply 50December 19, 2020 2:30 AM

She was the last old school cinematic sex symbol.

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by Anonymousreply 51December 19, 2020 2:36 AM

Its seems Ms. Welch is leaning toward permanently retiring from public view, a la Dietrich. She had a long run.

Pardon my ignorance, Raquel devotees, but why is [italic]an[/italic] always in quotation marks when placed before OnlyFans?

by Anonymousreply 52December 19, 2020 2:37 AM

r50 Well Joan Collins certainly hasn't and plenty of other older people and older celebrities are on social media and some near to Raquels age. Alana Stewart age75 is busy on social media as is 80 year old Nancy Sinatra, Barbra Streisand , Bette Midler and 87 year old Joan Collins and 80 year old Linda Gray! I really don't get the vibe its boredom that is the explanation.

by Anonymousreply 53December 19, 2020 2:41 AM

Vanity

by Anonymousreply 54December 19, 2020 2:42 AM

[quote] Vanity

Isn't she dead?

by Anonymousreply 55December 19, 2020 2:42 AM

r43 Whos the hunk being pegged by Raquel?!

by Anonymousreply 56December 19, 2020 2:45 AM

Greta Garbo vanished in her late thirties.

Norma Desmond had vanished by approximately the same age.

Waiting another forty years to fade away isn't at all the same thing.

by Anonymousreply 57December 19, 2020 2:50 AM

[quote]She should have had a bigger career.

...but she was a major cunt and everyone despised her, so she didn't.

by Anonymousreply 58December 19, 2020 2:52 AM

I thought Norma Desmond did that in her fifties? r57

Perhaps Lana Turner is a better example were vanity and pride caused her to decide to retire from public view and be remembered before decline looks wise sets in?

by Anonymousreply 59December 19, 2020 2:53 AM

[quote]I thought Norma Desmond did that in her fifties? [R57]

Nope. Gloria Swanson was only forty-nine when the filming started, and by then her character Norma Desmond had been gone from the public eye for years.

by Anonymousreply 60December 19, 2020 2:57 AM

Thank you r42! I am wondering how healthy or rather unhealthy it potentially is for the body to undergo so much anaesthesia so many times in order to have cosmetic surgery. I wonder if it has damaged her health?

by Anonymousreply 61December 19, 2020 2:59 AM

She's still pushing her new wig collection and has appeared in the ads THIS YEAR.

She's fine. She looks great. She's 80 and doesn't need to remind people of it.

by Anonymousreply 62December 19, 2020 3:01 AM

r62 But was the footage with Raquel in completely new? Her own adverts is an environment were she has total control over what images are seen and how they are altered or adjusted but public appearances which she seemed very keen on are a very different thing...

by Anonymousreply 63December 19, 2020 3:06 AM

[quote] Pardon my ignorance, Raquel devotees, but why is an always in quotation marks when placed before OnlyFans?

by Anonymousreply 64December 19, 2020 3:11 AM

r62 Is this the 2020 advert you are talking about?? Raquel is barely in it and only in photo form no new recent video footage of her and I am not convinced that the photos are super recent either.

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by Anonymousreply 65December 19, 2020 3:19 AM

She's probably recovering from some botched plastic surgery.

A lot of social media is done by publicists. I wouldn't get too excited about some old stars trying to keep a career going with Instagram.

by Anonymousreply 66December 19, 2020 3:53 AM

r66 Well it is certainly quite a lengthy recovery if that is the explanation.

by Anonymousreply 67December 19, 2020 4:20 AM

Turner was ill with cancer for the last three years and retired about seven years prior so she didn’t really disappear.

by Anonymousreply 68December 19, 2020 11:23 AM

Here is Raquel Welch in a group photo 4 years ago in December 2016 at a pre Christmas get together in Los Angeles with friends and acquaintances like Alana Stewart, Jaclyn Smith and Joan Collins. I don't think she has appeared in any group photos since.

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by Anonymousreply 69December 19, 2020 12:47 PM

Plastic surgery and makeup can only cover the aging process so long. It can't do a thing for the mental abilities and most anyone 80 years old suffers from some level of dementia.

by Anonymousreply 70December 19, 2020 12:52 PM

She's gone where ever Jack Nicholson went.

by Anonymousreply 71December 19, 2020 12:54 PM

It's weird that the OK Magazine article on Raquel's 80th birthday quotes her from a few days earlier, yet the quote is actually from an old 1974 Rolling Stone article.

That can't have come from Raquel's PR, that's just OK Magazine making stuff up.

by Anonymousreply 72December 19, 2020 12:56 PM

This Daily Mail article is from just over a year ago, and she looked fine.

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by Anonymousreply 73December 19, 2020 12:56 PM

r73 The link doesn't allow people to click through so theres no date for us to see but the photos I google show Raquel in that outfit about 2 or 3 years ago not last year. The article might be last year but I don't think the footage is.

by Anonymousreply 74December 19, 2020 1:29 PM

r73 The link doesn't allow people to click through so theres no date for us to see but the photos I google show Raquel in that outfit about 2 or 3 years ago not last year. The article might be last year but I don't think the footage is.

by Anonymousreply 75December 19, 2020 1:29 PM

r72 That I strange and may suggest that for some reason a more recent quote wasn't obtainable from Raquel.....

by Anonymousreply 76December 19, 2020 1:31 PM

r76 That is strange not I strange ^^^

by Anonymousreply 77December 19, 2020 1:33 PM

I can't claim to be an expert in reverse image searches but I tried on Google Images, Tineye and Yandex and didn't find any earlier versions of the pictures at r73.

by Anonymousreply 78December 19, 2020 1:51 PM

What about Joey Heatherton? Is she doing ok?

by Anonymousreply 79December 19, 2020 3:25 PM

For those of you who have little experience with the aged let an old guy fill you in. Someone 80 years old, even someone who looks as good as RW, never knows from day to day what physical or mental disaster is going to befall them. They can be doing great one day and a day later they can be at death's door. The internal workings of an 80 year old body, no matter how good it looks on the outside, can fail at the drop of a hat. Someone that old can become completely incapacitated in just a day or so or literally go to bed feeling as well as an 80 can feel, and be dead by morning.

I'm 67 and trust me, I'm already at the point where I never know what new physical problem I'm going to wake up to the next day.

It's been said a million times, but I'll say it again. Getting old is not for sissies.

by Anonymousreply 80December 19, 2020 3:39 PM

The Daily Mail article on Raquel is from Sept 2018.

by Anonymousreply 81December 19, 2020 4:22 PM

I never forgave her for an outdoor party in a private restaurant Soho patio celebrating her new vhs fitness video. circa '85.. kept me up through the night.

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by Anonymousreply 82December 19, 2020 4:36 PM

Yup r81 I knew it wasn't recently

by Anonymousreply 83December 19, 2020 5:06 PM

The Lady Vanishes.

by Anonymousreply 84December 19, 2020 5:37 PM

Her lacefront wigs were looking pretty fake on her the last time I saw her on television.

by Anonymousreply 85December 19, 2020 7:54 PM

r74 Indeed she does..

by Anonymousreply 86December 19, 2020 8:34 PM

Any news on Raquel?

by Anonymousreply 87January 17, 2021 2:17 PM

R80 I'm an atheist but I might have to start saying a prayer every night for Biden, Pelosi, Hoyer, Clayburn etc.. because we are dependent on people who could fall apart at any minute.

I think a woman like Raquel who put so much emphasis on her looks is a prime candidate for disappearing if she cannot appear in public looking beautiful and vital. Some female stars have a lot of personality and humor so they can transition to great old broad who can still command and mesmerize an audience but that's not Raquel.

by Anonymousreply 88January 17, 2021 2:44 PM

Ooh r88 Loving your subtle shade at Raquel Welch there! A good post.

by Anonymousreply 89January 17, 2021 5:07 PM

she lost her looks and wants to hide out like dietrich....k? leave the old lady be....

she had a mega facelift that needs a few yrs to settle in. ?

by Anonymousreply 90January 22, 2021 4:51 AM

Maybe she has fallen and cannot get up.

by Anonymousreply 91January 22, 2021 5:03 AM

This worries me a bit.

by Anonymousreply 92January 22, 2021 5:12 AM

I remember when it was a big deal that she was turning 50, same with Farrah who didn’t handle it very well.

by Anonymousreply 93January 22, 2021 5:21 AM

Ann-Margret had a longer career but Raquel was bigger in her prime than A-M was in hers. A-M actually audition for Irene Molloy in the movie of "Hello, Dolly!" That's how much A-M's star had dipped by only the mid to late 1960s. "Carnal Knowledge" and "Tommy" were successes for her but even the 1970s was pretty spotty. Raquel was solidly a movie star from "Fantastic Voyage" in the mid 1960s through to her early 1980s firing from... "Cannery Row," I think.

by Anonymousreply 94January 22, 2021 6:57 AM

[quote] A-M actually audition for Irene Molloy in the movie of "Hello, Dolly!"

Really? Why didn't they cast her? She would have been brilliant compared to that that boring-as-hell unknown they ended up using.

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by Anonymousreply 95January 22, 2021 1:02 PM

Lana Turner has Collasped!

by Anonymousreply 96January 22, 2021 1:05 PM

It's from July 2019, r81 and r83, it says right at the top of the page.

THIS is the September 2018 article, it's not the same as the July 2019 article. I don't know why you're both so adamant that the article date has been changed, because it hasn't.

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by Anonymousreply 97January 22, 2021 1:08 PM

Has anyone reached out to Tahnee or her son on their socials???

Time to go to work DL Angels!

by Anonymousreply 98January 22, 2021 6:19 PM

r98 Are they on social media??

by Anonymousreply 99January 22, 2021 6:34 PM

[quote]I remember when it was a big deal that she was turning 50, same with Farrah who didn’t handle it very well.

I guess poor Farrah wasn't considering the alternative yet.

by Anonymousreply 100January 22, 2021 6:44 PM

In 1974, Joan Crawford agreed to host an event honoring her friend Rosalind Russell at the Rainbow Room. Roz was looking bloated from cortisone injections for rheumatoid arthritis and had also recently learned she had cancer. When this photo of the two of them taken that evening appeared in newspapers, Joan was mortified at how bad she looked. Roz reportedly just laughed it off, but Joan said, "If that's the way I look, then they won't see me anymore." She retreated to her New York apartment and never made another public appearance, dying there in 1977.

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by Anonymousreply 101January 22, 2021 6:50 PM

^^ Joan's wig did her no favors.

by Anonymousreply 102January 22, 2021 7:04 PM

That was just an unfortunate angle on Joan If you see the video of her at the Rainbow Room, she didn't look that bad.

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by Anonymousreply 103January 22, 2021 7:38 PM

She's preparing for her role as the new Samantha in the Sex and the City reboot.

by Anonymousreply 104January 22, 2021 7:48 PM

Well R101, going by the nastiness directed towards Joan Collins in another thread she did the right thing.

by Anonymousreply 105January 22, 2021 9:30 PM

ms welch has a new toyboy who keeps her bosom....uh....real busy.

by Anonymousreply 106January 23, 2021 4:25 AM

Raquel's cousin was the first woman President of Bolivia.

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by Anonymousreply 107January 23, 2021 11:46 AM

Really funny interview in which she discusses meeting Mae West for the first time. Skip to 9:00 if my post doesn’t go there correctly. It’s fascinating.

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by Anonymousreply 108January 23, 2021 12:04 PM

Miss Welch has had severe gas, bloating, and other gastro-intestinal issues.

Please respect her privacy during this difficult time.

by Anonymousreply 109January 23, 2021 12:31 PM

Joan also suffered from alcoholism in her later years; her flask was always stuffed in her snatch. Daily boozing like that ages you.

by Anonymousreply 110January 23, 2021 1:17 PM

She's probably recovering from getting a half rack of ribs removed.

by Anonymousreply 111January 23, 2021 1:46 PM

r109 😁😁 Thank you for the detailed update!

by Anonymousreply 112January 23, 2021 10:06 PM

In one of the videos from the 6th you can see her entering the Capital building. Still looks good.

by Anonymousreply 113January 24, 2021 6:07 AM

I despise Pierce Morgan but this was a rare longer interview

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by Anonymousreply 114January 24, 2021 6:36 AM

R114 Thank you

by Anonymousreply 115January 25, 2021 2:20 AM

Raquelle was one of those beauties who knew how beautiful she was which quickly made her ugly.

That and she was a notorious bitch to everyone around her

by Anonymousreply 116January 25, 2021 10:15 PM

[quote]I despise Pierce Morgan

Oh, DEAR.

by Anonymousreply 117January 25, 2021 11:04 PM

Is Raquelle related to Raquel?

by Anonymousreply 118January 25, 2021 11:51 PM

Mariska Hargitay looks like Raquel Welch.

Biopic potential.

by Anonymousreply 119January 26, 2021 12:49 AM

She's fine. She just had her blood bleached which is her 708th cosmetic surgery. She's being moisturized as we speak.

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by Anonymousreply 120January 26, 2021 1:34 PM

r119 Intriguing suggestion!👍

by Anonymousreply 121January 30, 2021 8:43 PM

Raqui is fine and sends her love.

by Anonymousreply 122January 30, 2021 9:00 PM

r122 Does she know that you spelt her name wrong?!

by Anonymousreply 123January 31, 2021 2:10 AM

R103: The angle in your link wasn't that flattering either. Part of the problem was her eyebrows which appeared to have been done by Helen Keller. Otherwise, she looked her age and certainly wasn't ever going to look younger w/o some radical plastics work.

by Anonymousreply 124January 31, 2021 11:43 PM

Raquel, Raquel!

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by Anonymousreply 125January 31, 2021 11:53 PM

Hey, I’m a boy!

by Anonymousreply 126February 27, 2021 4:06 PM

Leave her alone...

by Anonymousreply 127February 27, 2021 4:14 PM

Lol r127

by Anonymousreply 128March 1, 2021 7:18 AM

She dead, OP. Maybe you should join her. Pills are nice and clean.

by Anonymousreply 129March 1, 2021 7:24 AM

Heard Raquel is making a film with Sissy Spacek is Australia next month!

by Anonymousreply 130March 1, 2021 7:30 AM

R130 WHAT?

by Anonymousreply 131March 1, 2021 7:34 AM

Vanished or vanquished?

by Anonymousreply 132March 1, 2021 7:38 AM

She would have made a good Norma Desmond. ALW should have hired her for Sunset somewhere.

by Anonymousreply 133March 1, 2021 7:42 AM

Link, R130?

by Anonymousreply 134March 1, 2021 12:20 PM

r130 Source please?

by Anonymousreply 135March 1, 2021 2:22 PM

Social media is passè. Only the most uninteresting gays are on there.

by Anonymousreply 136March 1, 2021 2:28 PM

We admire Rackel so mush [heart] [kisses] [high heel]

When we get old an loose are looks we will get off social media two. [heart] [liberian flag] [champagne]

by Anonymousreply 137March 1, 2021 3:24 PM

r136 Meow!!

I will be interested to see if she is spotted in public at all this year or posts on social media .I cannot shake the feeling that something is up.

by Anonymousreply 138March 8, 2021 2:42 AM

You probably hacked her along with Tatum O'neal & Hilaria Baldwin *why she took a walk outside of her East Hampton home the other day

Find MyPhone & sync devices

Just sitting there in your unmade bed w/dust mites

Eew

by Anonymousreply 139March 8, 2021 3:28 AM

She was amazing as vixen Diana Brock on CPW. They tried to be Dynasty and she was a campy Alexis. (6:30) mark on the video.

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by Anonymousreply 140March 8, 2021 3:33 AM

r140 I wonder if Raquel was ever offered a role in Dynasty or Falcon Crest or was considered for roles in them?

by Anonymousreply 141March 8, 2021 12:51 PM

Yes.

[quote] Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor and Raquel Welch were considered for the role of Alexis

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by Anonymousreply 142March 8, 2021 12:54 PM

Oh thanks very much r142 👍

by Anonymousreply 143March 8, 2021 1:04 PM

R142: Not all that original? Hell, there was more of a gap between the premieres of [italic]Diff'rent Strokes[/italic] and [italic]Webster[/italic].

by Anonymousreply 144March 9, 2021 5:40 AM

Her nostrils are magnificent.

by Anonymousreply 145March 9, 2021 8:32 AM

Raquel Welch? She makes me belch!

by Anonymousreply 146March 9, 2021 6:06 PM

Any update on her?

Has anyone called her manager?

by Anonymousreply 147March 9, 2021 6:26 PM

Who is her manager or agent r147 ?

by Anonymousreply 148March 11, 2021 12:10 AM

Here ya go. You can tell them Datalounge is concerned about her. They may laugh... or lock you up.

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by Anonymousreply 149March 11, 2021 2:59 AM

LOL Bless you r149 !!

by Anonymousreply 150March 11, 2021 5:07 AM

Can someone call or email and let us know how she is?

by Anonymousreply 151March 11, 2021 8:00 AM

Raquel is fine, she sends her love.

by Anonymousreply 152March 11, 2021 4:46 PM

r151 It will take a brave soul!

by Anonymousreply 153March 11, 2021 6:07 PM

I would do it obviously, but I'm in a different time zone in a different country, so would cost $$$$s

by Anonymousreply 154March 11, 2021 6:15 PM

She's busy filming Myra Breckenridge II !

by Anonymousreply 155March 11, 2021 6:33 PM

[quote]She's busy filming Myra Breckenridge II !

We both are.

by Anonymousreply 156March 11, 2021 6:43 PM

Gore Vidal actually wrote a sequel to the book but only after the movie was such a bomb.

by Anonymousreply 157March 17, 2021 6:47 PM

r157 That i did not know.

by Anonymousreply 158March 18, 2021 3:44 AM

Yep. He detranstions and actually goes back to 1940s Hollywood to live in a Maria Montez movie and this alters the course of history.

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by Anonymousreply 159March 18, 2021 5:23 AM

Cheers r159 Intriguing and apt

by Anonymousreply 160March 18, 2021 6:56 AM

Has she gone tits up, pardon the expression?

by Anonymousreply 161March 18, 2021 7:26 AM

She's returned, as a Black woman! Exclusive interview by Don Lemon.

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by Anonymousreply 162April 20, 2021 1:16 AM

OP may be on to something. It's now been almost two years since her last tweet or since anyone has heard from her.

by Anonymousreply 163May 21, 2021 7:39 PM

r163 I like to think that sometimes I am very shrewd and bang on the money!!

Something is up with Raquel I can just sense it. Her younger sister died in her seventies in recent years.Perhaps Raquel is suffering health problems too but at a slightly older age?

by Anonymousreply 164May 21, 2021 8:18 PM

Any update on Raquel? I think she's one of Hollywood's last true sex goddesses.

by Anonymousreply 165June 19, 2021 11:08 PM

If you took a moment to actually look:

"Raquel Welch will turn 81 in several months and she is still as stunning as ever. She doesn’t appear publicly as much as she did in her heyday, but recent photos show that she is doing well.

Welch’s last on-screen appearance came in 2017 in the television series Date My Dad. She also appeared in the 2017 film How to Be a Latin Lover.

Towards the twilight of her acting career, Raquel ventured into the beauty business. She experienced moderate success with a jewelry and skincare line, but it was her wig venture that really took off.

The latest in her line of wigs is the Raquel Welch Spring 2021 collection. “I like what I do,” Raquel said of her shift to entrepreneurship. “I actually enjoy being me and I make a very good living and I’m happy.”

by Anonymousreply 166June 19, 2021 11:52 PM

[quote]Raquel Welch will turn 81 in several months and she is still as stunning as ever. She doesn’t appear publicly as much as she did in her heyday, but recent photos show that she is doing well.

So where are these "recent photos"?

by Anonymousreply 167June 20, 2021 12:14 AM

Raquel is counting her money and living life, OP. I'm thinking she gently and discreetly slid into retirement. How's her children? Has she any grandchildren? Anything?

She was stunning on "What's My Line?" back in the year one. Listen for the catcalls of a sort along with the rather thunderous applause-I guarantee you it's mainly men and some of my people fearlessly joining in.

The YouTube uploads of that show are delightful.

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by Anonymousreply 168June 20, 2021 12:20 AM

r168 She has two adult children but no grandchildren.

by Anonymousreply 169June 20, 2021 12:29 AM

[quote]Heard Raquel is making a film with Sissy Spacek in Australia next month!

A Dingo stole my facelift!

by Anonymousreply 170June 20, 2021 12:32 AM

Raquel was fun in the Musketeers films, but it's a shame she never made a musical comedy.

by Anonymousreply 171June 20, 2021 1:45 AM

r170 Naughty!!

by Anonymousreply 172June 21, 2021 3:10 AM

She tells it like it is.

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by Anonymousreply 173June 21, 2021 3:21 AM

She was dismissed as nothing more than a sexpot -but she really proved them wrong, doing excellent work on Broadway and in her later films. I rewatched Myra Breckinridge a few weeks ago, and her performance was the highlight of the film (I know that's not saying too much -but she really was great). Even more interesting was listening to her commentary track afterward.

by Anonymousreply 174June 21, 2021 3:27 AM

I watched Flareup yesterday. She was stunningly sexy.

by Anonymousreply 175June 21, 2021 3:33 AM

Physically, she's one of the most influential movie stars ever. Cindy Crawford basically stole her look, as did many other models and you can still see photo shoots with actresses which scream Raquel.

by Anonymousreply 176June 22, 2021 3:52 PM

Raquel Welch makes her first public appearance in two years. Spotted in Beverly Hills.

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by Anonymousreply 177September 21, 2021 9:34 PM

I see she’s been eating.

by Anonymousreply 178September 21, 2021 9:38 PM

r178 Meow!!

by Anonymousreply 179September 22, 2021 1:24 AM

omg a cow

by Anonymousreply 180September 23, 2021 2:54 AM

I'm glad she's healthy.

by Anonymousreply 181September 30, 2021 1:46 AM

For a minute there I thought it was Linda Evangelista.

by Anonymousreply 182September 30, 2021 2:18 AM

She looks like Faye Dunaway's sister these days.

by Anonymousreply 183September 30, 2021 2:28 AM

r183 So true.

by Anonymousreply 184September 30, 2021 4:12 AM

[quote]For a minute there I thought it was Linda Evangelista.

For a minute there I thought it was Edna Turnblad.

by Anonymousreply 185September 30, 2021 5:34 AM

She couldn't sustain her youth and beauty the way that I've been able to. She's smart to stay in the shadows.

by Anonymousreply 186September 30, 2021 5:40 AM

Have to give credit to OP. He was the first one to notice.

by Anonymousreply 187September 30, 2021 12:34 PM

Thank you r187

by Anonymousreply 188October 1, 2021 12:24 AM

omg big fat old lady tittys......sad

by Anonymousreply 189October 3, 2021 4:23 AM

[quote]That and she was a notorious bitch to everyone around her...

When she took over for Bacall in "Woman of the Year" on Broadway, the cast and crew were naturally relieved...at first.

Sometime later t-shirts were made for the crew that said "Bring Back Betty!" Imagine.

by Anonymousreply 190January 18, 2022 4:49 AM

I've noticed Welch's juice in short supply on grocery store shelves. She may be attending to family financial concerns.

by Anonymousreply 191January 18, 2022 5:04 AM

In a perfect world...

by Anonymousreply 192January 18, 2022 6:50 AM
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