Richard Pryor And Marlon Brando Were Lovers, Pryor's Widow Confirms
Richard Pryor was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and social critic. He has passed away in 2005. Pryor’s widow, Jennifer Lee, opened up a big secret concerning her late husband.
Music producer Quincy Jones claimed that the comedian had an affair with American actor Marlon Brando in 70s, and Jennifer confirmed his loud statement.
Jones made his allegation in a scandalous interview with New York Magazine. He mentioned the comedian when describing Brando’s sexual habits.
Jennifer Lee Pryor later reacted to his statement by saying that Richard was openly bisexual, and he would be “cracking up” if he knew that his relationship with the 50s sex symbol became open to the public. She also added that the comedian had described all of his sexual endeavors in his diaries, which will be published later this year.
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People react to the news:
Quincy Jones said Marlon Brando slept with Richard Pryor, James Baldwin & Marvin Gaye.
Richards ex wife confirmed it
A few weeks ago Patti LaBelle who was best friends with Luther Vandross said he was gay too.
Can y’all just accept the fact that y’all iconic favs are LGBT? pic.twitter.com/n77Do5XgYC
— Elegant ???? (@Drebae_) February 8, 2018
I’m shocked that y’all didn’t know Marlon Brando was bisexual. He even said so himself in the 1970s.
— A Blavity Black (@AnotherNerd4) February 7, 2018
Also, y’all late on some of this. Many folks have known about Marlon Brando and Richard Pryor for decades. Just imagine how many more of your faves (dead and living) are queer. pic.twitter.com/1iJCsZtyD9
— Raquel Willis (@RaquelWillis_) February 8, 2018
Richard Pryor went to the altar seven times with different women. He and Jennifer were married twice: in 1982 and in 2001. The comedian revealed in his autobiography that he slept with various men for a period of time.
Marlon had a long list of sexual conquests, which included Cary Grant, Montgomery Clift, and James Dean. In the 70s, he said:
Like a large number of men, I, too, have had homosexual experiences, and I am not ashamed. I have never paid much attention to what people think about me. But if there is someone who is convinced that Jack Nicholson and I are lovers, may they continue to do so. I find it amusing.
Quincy Jones’ interview with New York Magazine has attracted a lot of attention not only because of his allegations about Pryor and Brando’s affair. He also made the range of quite scandalous answers, describing the Beatles as “the worst musicians in the world” and claiming that Michael Jackson stole “a lot of stuff” from other musicians. He also said that he knows who killed President John F. Kennedy.