Richard Burton's Love Letters To Elizabeth Taylor

Richard Burton Elizabeth Taylor

Revealing love letters show why Liz and Dick will always remain "The Ultimate Celebrity Couple."

Gracing the cover of the latest Vanity Fair is Elizabeth Taylor, one half of "The Ultimate Celebrity Couple" known as Liz & Dick, whose love letters from two-times-her-husband Richard Burton have recently been made public in the forthcoming book Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century.

And my oh my are they scintillating, at least what little we get in the excerpt. This CelebLover is anxious to get her hands on the forthcoming book, which was co-authored by her favorite professor and advisor at The College of William & Mary in Virginia, Nancy Schoenberger!

On his need for Taylor: "If you leave me I shall have to kill myself. There is no life without you."

On her gifts as an actress: "You are probably the best actress in the world, which, com bined with your extraordinary beauty, makes you unique. … When, as an actress, you want to be funny, you are funnier than W.C. Fields; when, as an actress, you are meant to be tragic, you are tragic."

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