Reasonably she went on rival present, 9’s A Present Affair, in one more weird chapter, throughout which she appeared contained in the opulent, all-white house together with her two grandchildren, Bella and Dante, whom Hannaford claimed she adopted from her daughter Marquessa.
However it’s the whereabouts of Hannford’s mom, Norma Parry, who was truly listed because the proprietor of the Beverly Hills mansion, that is still a thriller.
When Seven’s Sunday Evening investigated, they tracked the then 96-year-old’s deal with as being a carpark in Texas.
Parry didn’t seem on the Present Affair story both, although Hannaford provided what she stated was a latest picture of her, dressed like a hip hop Granny, saying it was proof her now 98-year-old mom was very a lot alive and kicking … someplace.
Considerations for Chambers
Pals of Pleasure Chambers-Grundy say they’ve grave issues for the effectively being of the 73-year-old 5 months after she settled a bitter authorized battle over the $900 million fortune left by her late husband, tv pioneer Reg Grundy.
A few of those that have identified Chambers-Grundy since she was a barrel lady on regional tv in Queensland in the course of the 1960s say she has not responded to cellphone calls, emails or letters in months.
When PS requested Chambers-Grundy’s spokeswoman about her whereabouts, a agency “no remark” was all that was provided.
Whereas it’s understood Chambers-Grundy had been unwell with “abdomen issues” in latest occasions amid claims she had sought therapy in Los Angeles, it was thought these well being points had been resolved and he or she had returned to the expansive property she as soon as shared together with her husband in Bermuda.
Chambers-Grundy and her estranged step-daughter Viola La Valette had been buying and selling blows over the Grundy property since he died aged 92 in 2016.
His daughter claimed Grundy had suffered Alzheimer’s throughout his remaining years, which triggered him to cut back how a lot cash he left her within the will. The 2 hadn’t seen one another for 22 years earlier than Grundy’s dying.
Chambers-Grundy and La Valette have reached a confidential settlement, nonetheless the very public ordeal left deep emotional wounds for Chambers-Grundy, wounds which have made her mates fearful for her wellbeing.
“It is simply not like her to not reply in any respect, she has been by way of a lot however she was at all times a formidable lady … we’re fearful about her and we simply cannot discover any solutions,” one in all her oldest mates, who requested to not be named, advised PS.
Reddy biopic will get thumbs up
The ravages of previous age and reminiscence loss weren’t going to cease Helen Reddy from taking a stroll down reminiscence lane on the eve of her life being immortalised on movie.
In the course of the remaining modifying phases of the brand new biopic I Am Girl, which premieres on Stan on August 28, director Unjoo Moon and producer Rosemary Blight took a replica of the movie to point out Reddy and her speedy household on the Californian nursing facility the place she has been dwelling for a number of years. (Stan, is owned by 9 – additionally the proprietor of this masthead.)
Moon revealed Reddy’s response to the movie to the Herald’s Garry Maddox, who visited the set throughout manufacturing when the Enmore Theatre was remodeled into New York’s fabled Carnegie Corridor.
Whereas nervous about how it might be obtained, Moon was completely happy to report Reddy, her two youngsters Traci Donat and Jordan and granddaughter Lily, gave the movie the thumbs up, together with just a few tears.
Donat advised PS from California: “Thanks to your concern. Helen is 78 years previous and dwelling in assisted dwelling as she has some well being and reminiscence points. She has seen the movie and is thrilled to know this celebration of her life will quickly be seen by audiences.”
Moon recalled her nervousness in the course of the screening for Reddy: “It instantly hit me. I assumed ‘my god, Helen is watching her story by way of my eyes’. Helen will say what she thinks so I assumed ‘what’s she going to consider it?’
“It is a drama. It is a work of fiction impressed by her life story. It’s totally true to numerous the journey that she went on however some characters have been amalgamated collectively and issues could also be a little bit out of order to how she remembered them,” she advised Maddox.
“So I began to have a panic assault within the theatre. I assumed ‘what am I going to do if she truly would not just like the movie’.”
Moon says she started to chill out when she realised Reddy was singing alongside to her songs and laughing.
“Then one second, she was actually upset about one thing,” she says. “I assumed ‘oh my god, she would not like that’ however I realised she was so within the film that she was simply upset about what had occurred [on screen].”
The tip of the movie options playing cards setting out the impression of Reddy, former supervisor and husband Jeff Wald and journalist Lillian Roxon, and noting that the proposed Equal Rights Modification to america structure that early feminists, impressed by Reddy’s music I Am Girl, had been preventing for within the 1970s, was but to be handed.
Reddy, within the theatre, learn out the title playing cards aloud.
“We had been all in tears as she was studying them,” Moon revealed. “She learn the final one concerning the Equal Rights Modification then she began to cry. It was actually emotional. It wasn’t as a result of she was unhappy concerning the film. I believe she simply felt the impression of the story. And I believe she additionally felt it was very cathartic, this expertise of watching it.”
Alan Jones’ protege, tennis buddy and aspiring media commentator Jake Thrupp has been telling mates he suspects he was “arrange” final Saturday after photographs had been splashed throughout the racy Each day Mail web site that includes the 23-year-old ignoring social distancing conventions by cosying up with fairly blonde legislation graduate Britt Dietrich. There have been a number of visitors on the group lunch, and Thrupp did not let slip who might need been accountable.
Curiously the paparazzo was capable of get pictures of smiling Thrupp, who’s employed as Jones’ social media supervisor, and Dietrich sashaying down the Woolloomooloo promenade en-route to lunch, then extra photos of Dietrich sitting on Thrupp’s lap and the pair locking lips.
PS hears all was not because it appeared. Thrupp, who just lately graduated from Sydney College the place he was learning political science, says he had barely met Dietrich who plonked herself on his lap for all of 45 seconds – which was when the photographs had been taken. Thrupp says the pair spent the remainder of the four-hour group lunch on separate tables.
Nor was Dietrich with Thrupp later that evening when he had drinks with NSW state MP Gareth Ward.
All this should come as information to Dietrich herself, who fortunately knowledgeable PS: “It’s totally early days, I would not say he was my boyfriend … but. But when issues go effectively, he is a very candy man.”
In actual fact a smitten Dietrich – who stated she was equally shocked to see the photographer – was so useful she despatched PS just a few additional photographs, together with these within the Each day Mail she had already uploaded onto Instagram.
Get our Morning & Night Version newsletters
Andrew Hornery is a senior journalist and Personal Sydney columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald.