Robert Wagner tried to kill love rivalAugust 15th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Actor Robert Wagner considered killing his love rival Warren Beatty after he stole his girlfriend Natalie Wood, reveals his new autobiography. In the book “Pieces of My Heart”, Wagner talks about his plans to kill Beatty, reports contactmusic.com.
Wood and Beatty met on the set of the 1961 movie “Splendor In The Grass” and got involved. Their closeness left Wagner hurt and distraught.
A source said: “Wagner was ready to kill Beatty. He describes hanging around his house with a gun, hoping he would walk out so he could take a shot.”
“Wracked with despair, Wagner started drinking heavily and considered suicide. He wondered if he couldn’t kill Beatty, maybe he should kill himself. But an old friend pulled him out of his desolation and got him into analysis.”
Wagner did win Wood back, but she died in 1981 after disappearing from his yacht off the California coast. The book is schedule to hit the stalls in September.
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