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Gold Digger: The Outrageous Life and Times of Peggy Hopkins Joyce
February 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Tuesday, February 12th 6:30-7:45pm 35 W. 67th Street 2-for-1 Tickets for Partner-level Members!
Author Constance Rosenblum introduces us to one of America’s most talked-about personalities, Peggy Hopkins Joyce. Although little remembered today, Peggy was the quintessential gold digger: think Anna Nicole Smith meets Kim Kardashian in the 1920’s. A Ziegfeld Girl and occasional stage and film actress, Peggy had no discernible talent besides glamorous looks and a flair for self-promotion. She did manage to find “love” with several millionaires and even a count, but it was her scandalous divorce from husband No. 3 (of six) that made her an international tabloid sensation and the original modern celebrity — famous for being famous.