It’s taken years, but Warren Beatty at last has addressed the claim that he slept with more than 12,000 women.
He did it, of all things, in an interview for AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) magazine. Yikes.
In 2010, unauthorized biographer Peter Biskind estimated that the actor, now 79, bedded nearly 13,000 women throughout his career. Some of his more famous paramours included Madonna, Natalie Wood, Barbra Streisand, Janice Dickinson and Carly Simon (whose hit “You’re So Vain” was said to be about him, not Mick Jagger).
In an upcoming cover story in AARP magazine, Beatty said, “Think about it, sleeping with 12,775 people. That would mean not just that there were multiple people a day, but that there was no repetition.”
At the same time, he didn’t disavow his ladies’ man reputation: “Look, I never mislead anyone. And … I’m a nice guy.”
A bachelor until he was middle-aged, Beatty said, “When you don’t get married until you’re 54 … well, as Arthur Miller said, ‘It comes with the territory.’”
Beatty wed classy actress Annette Bening in 1992 — he’s 21 years older — and the couple share four children together — Stephen, 24, Benjamin, 22, Isabel, 19, and Ella, 16.
In November, Beatty is releasing his first movie in 18 years, “Rules Don’t Apply,” which he wrote and directed, and stars in with his wife, as well as Lily Collins, Alden Ehrenreich, Matthew Broderick and Alec Baldwin.
MORE SEX AND THE CITY?
Sarah Jessica Parker — on the promotion trail for her new TV comedy “Divorce” co-starring Thomas Haden Church — says there very well may be more “Sex and the City.”
The actress, who played iconic New Yorker Carrie Bradshaw in the hit TV show and two movies, told the Press Association said she and her former castmates — Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon — would be willing to reprise their roles: “I think that’s always a possibility, definitely.”
She added, “I don’t think any of us have said no. I don’t know whether it’s a series or the movie.”
Many fans out there like agree with People fashion writer Colleen Kratofil, who wrote, “Send a prayer to the Manolo Blahnik gods a reunion is in our future.”
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