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Is He Saying That The First Lady Was A Tramp?

Wed., Oct. 29, 1997

A new book on Frank Sinatra claims he spent the night with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in 1975.

In “Sinatra: Behind the Legend,” celebrity biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli says Sinatra became fascinated with Onassis when she was first lady, and asked her to accompany him to the opening night of his concert with Ella Fitzgerald and Count Basie in September 1975.

After the show, they went to the “21” Club before retiring to Sinatra’s suite at the Waldorf. Sinatra’s friend, Jim Whiting, told Taraborrelli “they absolutely were intimate … That’s for sure, because Frank said so years later.”

But the book claims that Ethel Kennedy “worked Jacqueline into a fury” about Sinatra, saying he had supplied President Kennedy with women, and she vowed never to see him again.

Loose talk

Harry Connick Jr., who’s married to former Victoria’s Secret model Jill Goodacre, on hosting Tuesday’s “VH1 Fashion Awards” show: “They probably invited me this year in hopes that we come together.”

That ‘Ellen’ thing? She just kissed it off

Joely Fisher turns 30 today.

He was just concerned about her cavities

In her new book, “The Good, the Bad & the Very Ugly,” Sondra Locke says former lover Clint Eastwood was so out of touch that she had to tell him who Barbara Walters is; insisted Locke call him “Daddy” and would ask before they made love, “Sweetie, did you floss?”

There’s all those other people who need her

The wedding is off again, for now, between Barbra Streisand and James Brolin, reports London’s Daily Mail. The couple, who were supposed to get hitched in August, decided to wait until spring, but now Streisand says she needs to finish next year’s world concert tour first.

On Thursdays, she must see both of them

Former Jerry Seinfeld squeeze Shoshanna Lonstein has been making time with “Friends” star David Schwimmer, according to the Star tabloid. When Seinfeld expressed his displeasure, Schwimmer reportedly told him they were just, well, friends.

Guess she takes them back to her place

Mariah Carey is none too pleased with the coverage of her social life since she split with her hubby, Sony Records president Tommy Mottola. “If you believe the tabloids, you’d think I was out with a different guy every night,” Carey tells Jet magazine. “I am not a promiscuous person. I might go out to dinner with someone. But I would not be in someone’s bed one night and someone else’s bed the next night.”

Featuring Frank, the red-faced philanderer

Kathie Lee Gifford is preparing to tape a holiday television special, “Kathie Lee: We Need a Little Christmas,” co-starring singers Kenny Rogers, Enrique Iglesias (Julio’s boy), Michael Smith and CeCe Winans. Scheduled air date is Dec. 12 on CBS.

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