Willie Nelson is a man famous for two things, his country music career and the fact he’s spent the better part of half a century launching a hellacious assault on his internal organs by smoking like a pound of weed a day. Today though we’re here to talk about that time he forgot to pay his taxes.
Warren Buffett is a multi-billionaire investment genius worth more than King Midas’ bedroom after he’s had a seizure in it. He’s also though a frugal, grandfatherly man who isn’t one to let something like being the fourth richest man on the planet stop him from getting a good deal.
Few women in entertainment can ever claim to wield as much power as Oprah Winfrey did in the 1990’s. A massive TV draw, Oprah could cause a product to sell out overnight simply by mentioning it on her show. A fact that saw her being sued by the beef industry.
During the 1980’s and to a lesser extent, the 1990’s, Sylvester Stallone was one of the highest paid and most famous action stars in the entire world. A fact that allowed the actor to make some rather ridiculous demands when it came to contract negotiations like, for example, a personal driving range. A driving range he’d often use in costume.
To many people the lasting image they have in their mind of Elvis Presley is that of a sweaty overweight man in an immaculately crisp white jumpsuit flopping around on a stage in Vegas. As such it’s easy to forget that as a younger man Elvis was a teenage heartthrob who had such a profound effect on young women that they literally had to film him from the waist up for one show fearing the effect the view of his gyrating penis would have on girls watching at home.