Newman was a womaniser, claims biography

A new biography of late Hollywood legend Paul Newman claims that the Oscar winner was a womaniser and an alcoholic.



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Published: Wed 22 Apr 2009, 9:20 PM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 10:59 PM

The Dailymail online reports, that new book Paul Newman: A Life, written by Shawn Levy, portrays the late actor as a functioning alcoholic and also reportedly describes how Newman, wearing a bottle opener on a chain around his neck, put away “beer after beer after beer, a case or more a day,” followed by Scotch.

Levy’s book also claims that despite his reputation as Hollywood’s most faithful husband, Newman is said to have had an affair with a journalist who was writing an article on his movie Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid. The biography is due to be published in May in the US.


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